Latest Data (2018)
Population 16,315
Nationwide Rank 2151

Quick Facts

Buffalo, Minnesota is the 2,151st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Buffalo, Minnesota is a city.

Buffalo, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Buffalo had its largest population ever.

Buffalo, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 82% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Buffalo, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2141 Heber, Utah 16,400 116.7%
2142 Dyersburg, Tennessee 16,389 -6.2%
2143 Troutdale, Oregon 16,379 18.2%
2144 Fort Thomas, Kentucky 16,364 -0.6%
2145 Brunswick, Georgia 16,357 5.3%
2146 Opa-locka, Florida 16,356 9.4%
2147 Beaver Dam, Wisconsin 16,355 6.8%
2148 Chickasha, Oklahoma 16,352 2.7%
2149 Pinehurst, North Carolina 16,320 66.3%
2150 Hernando, Mississippi 16,317 101.8%
2151 Buffalo, Minnesota 16,315 58.0%
2152 Stuart, Florida 16,293 11.1%
2153 Auburndale, Florida 16,291 36.9%
2154 Fairview Park, Ohio 16,284 -7.1%
2155 Westchester, Illinois 16,279 -3.1%
2156 Mount Pleasant, Texas 16,275 14.7%
2157 Mount Clemens, Michigan 16,253 -6.1%
2158 Kaukauna, Wisconsin 16,246 24.0%
2159 Shelbyville, Kentucky 16,246 59.2%
2160 Aurora, Ohio 16,230 18.8%
2161 Lake St. Louis, Missouri 16,230 58.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1213 Savage 31,694 46.6%
1239 Brooklyn Center 30,910 6.1%
1347 Oakdale 28,022 4.7%
1358 Fridley 27,742 0.9%
1385 Shoreview 27,210 4.3%
1408 Ramsey 26,928 44.7%
1411 Prior Lake 26,840 64.3%
1413 Winona 26,813 -1.0%
1418 Chaska 26,765 49.9%
1459 White Bear Lake 25,932 6.5%
1466 Owatonna 25,766 13.9%
1472 Chanhassen 25,666 25.4%
1489 Champlin 25,346 13.6%
1500 Austin 25,190 7.0%
1522 Elk River 24,845 48.8%
1543 Rosemount 24,607 66.0%
1587 Faribault 23,851 13.6%
1633 Farmington 23,081 81.7%
1634 Crystal 23,065 1.6%
1644 New Brighton 22,899 3.1%
1651 Hastings 22,713 24.1%
1706 Golden Valley 21,755 6.9%
1709 Lino Lakes 21,733 27.9%
1757 New Hope 21,057 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,634 19.7%
1794 Columbia Heights 20,503 10.6%
1815 Forest Lake 20,220 39.2%
1820 South St. Paul 20,145 -0.1%
1863 West St. Paul 19,678 0.7%
1864 Willmar 19,673 6.5%
1883 Stillwater 19,404 24.4%
1947 Hopkins 18,605 7.0%
1958 Sartell 18,428 87.6%
1996 St. Michael 17,892 91.1%
2027 Albert Lea 17,647 -4.2%
2040 Anoka 17,543 -3.0%
2054 Otsego 17,357 167.0%
2111 Ham Lake 16,646 29.4%
2140 Red Wing 16,414 1.8%
2151 Buffalo 16,315 58.0%
2195 Hibbing 15,944 -6.6%
2246 Bemidji 15,404 25.8%
2284 Hugo 15,008 127.4%
2333 Robbinsdale 14,488 2.5%
2398 Hutchinson 13,979 5.8%
2407 North Mankato 13,914 17.0%
2410 Sauk Rapids 13,879 33.7%
2417 Fergus Falls 13,845 1.1%
2431 Monticello 13,747 58.5%
2432 Alexandria 13,746 31.2%
2455 Vadnais Heights 13,596 4.0%
2462 Marshall 13,530 5.9%
2475 Brainerd 13,465 -1.6%
2496 Worthington 13,271 17.9%
2500 New Ulm 13,237 -2.6%
2509 Mounds View 13,188 3.3%
2515 Rogers 13,154 232.1%
2616 North St. Paul 12,477 4.8%
2633 Waconia 12,369 77.4%
2701 Cloquet 12,022 7.2%
2706 East Bethel 11,990 8.7%
2713 St. Peter 11,935 21.0%
2816 Mendota Heights 11,340 -1.0%
2838 Grand Rapids 11,222 17.3%
2854 Big Lake 11,107 75.0%
2942 North Branch 10,582 29.6%
2958 Little Canada 10,523 7.2%
3016 Arden Hills 10,301 6.6%
3065 Fairmont 10,091 -7.4%
3120 Victoria 9,820 111.4%
3139 Hermantown 9,731 20.6%
3169 Mound 9,530 0.9%
3222 Detroit Lakes 9,289 20.8%
3260 Lake Elmo 9,100 31.1%
3265 St. Anthony 9,066 9973.3%
3307 Cambridge 8,904 57.9%
3308 Waseca 8,904 -7.6%
3317 Oak Grove 8,877 27.8%
3331 Thief River Falls 8,804 4.8%
3371 Little Falls 8,686 5.1%
3395 East Grand Forks 8,600 13.4%
3438 Virginia 8,432 -7.7%
3480 Baxter 8,314 45.9%
3491 Mahtomedi 8,289 7.7%
3501 Orono 8,268 9.4%
3530 New Prague 8,209 78.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 16,315 2,151
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