Latest Data (2017)
Population 16,201
Nationwide Rank 2150

Quick Facts

Buffalo, Minnesota is the 2,150th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Buffalo, Minnesota is a city.

Buffalo, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Buffalo had its largest population ever.

Buffalo, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 87% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Buffalo, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2140 Uvalde, Texas 16,298 2.5%
2141 Coos Bay, Oregon 16,295 6.2%
2142 Republic, Missouri 16,294 81.1%
2143 Fairview Park, Ohio 16,292 -7.0%
2144 Brunswick, Georgia 16,287 4.9%
2145 Chickasha, Oklahoma 16,276 2.2%
2146 Fort Thomas, Kentucky 16,263 -1.3%
2147 Mount Pleasant, Texas 16,257 14.6%
2148 New Port Richey, Florida 16,256 1.4%
2149 Winder, Georgia 16,244 54.7%
2150 Buffalo, Minnesota 16,201 56.9%
2151 Laguna Woods, California 16,200 -7.8%
2152 Fremont, Ohio 16,193 -7.8%
2153 Prospect Heights, Illinois 16,180 -5.0%
2154 Crawfordsville, Indiana 16,174 6.8%
2155 Douglas, Arizona 16,165 -2.5%
2156 Buda, Texas 16,163 480.5%
2157 Sikeston, Missouri 16,155 -4.7%
2158 Griffith, Indiana 16,152 -6.6%
2159 Hope Mills, North Carolina 16,135 32.3%
2160 Somerton, Arizona 16,120 113.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1214 Savage 31,352 45.1%
1228 Brooklyn Center 31,006 6.4%
1339 Oakdale 28,083 4.9%
1351 Fridley 27,853 1.3%
1391 Winona 26,928 -0.6%
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%
1739 New Hope 21,063 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,474 18.7%
1803 Columbia Heights 20,254 9.3%
1805 South St. Paul 20,242 0.3%
1829 Forest Lake 19,879 36.9%
1839 West St. Paul 19,767 1.2%
1855 Willmar 19,628 6.2%
1874 Stillwater 19,368 24.1%
1930 Hopkins 18,678 7.4%
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%
2508 Mounds View 13,098 2.6%
2524 Rogers 12,984 227.8%
2615 North St. Paul 12,444 4.5%
2648 Waconia 12,232 75.4%
2697 Cloquet 11,938 6.4%
2699 East Bethel 11,928 8.2%
2702 St. Peter 11,906 20.7%
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%
3037 Fairmont 10,126 -7.1%
3161 Mound 9,517 0.8%
3162 Hermantown 9,513 17.9%
3198 Victoria 9,305 100.3%
3214 Detroit Lakes 9,216 19.8%
3248 St. Anthony 9,077 9985.5%
3266 Lake Elmo 8,983 29.4%
3268 Waseca 8,978 -6.8%
3313 Thief River Falls 8,836 5.2%
3319 Cambridge 8,803 56.1%
3344 Oak Grove 8,735 25.8%
3359 Little Falls 8,701 5.3%
3375 East Grand Forks 8,631 13.8%
3412 Virginia 8,488 -7.1%
3486 Baxter 8,278 45.2%
3509 Mahtomedi 8,191 6.5%
3536 Orono 8,147 7.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 16,201 2,150
2016 16,103 2,149
2015 16,026 2,144
2014 15,912 2,145
2013 15,825 2,147
2012 15,724 2,136
2011 15,640 2,134
2010 15,453 2,135
2009 14,390 2,229
2008 14,251 2,230
2007 14,031 2,238
2006 13,758 2,250
2005 13,195 2,312
2004 12,766 2,353
2003 12,146 2,427
2002 11,488 2,514
2001 10,926 2,591
2000 10,322 2,694
1990 7,655 3,020