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Buhl, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Buhl had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2016. Buhl ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buhl is located at latitude 47.4984 and longitude -92.7814 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buhl (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,526 feet.

The City of Buhl (GNIS ID: 2393459) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buhl population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buhl: City of Buhl.

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Buhl, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 949
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 299
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 430
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $69,481
Average Home Value $80,547


Median Household Income $39,907
Average Household Income $51,651
Per Capita Income $24,391
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.09%
Families -0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buhl, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buhl to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 363 60th
Population Density1 # 619 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 689 24th
Median Household Income # 795 12th
Per Capita Income # 689 24th

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