Buffalo Lake, MN 55314 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55314: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo Lake, MN 55314

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 369
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
  • County: Renville County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.738, Longitude -94.626
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55314 has segments in 2 Counties (Renville, Sibley).

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Buffalo Lake, MN 55314 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,365
Population in Households 1,303
Population in Familes 1,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 371
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $138,861
Average Home Value $171,024


Median Household Income $53,863
Average Household Income $67,578
Per Capita Income $27,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.04%
Households 0.9% 0.18%
Families 0.75% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

Buffalo Lake, MN 55314 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55314 to the other 880 ZIP Codes 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 # 505 43rd
Population Density1 # 524 40th
Diversity Index2 # 183 79th
Median Household Income # 441 50th
Per Capita Income # 498 44th

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