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Buhl
Buhl Water Tower
Buhl Water Tower
Motto(s): 
The Finest Water in America
Location of the city of Buhlwithin Saint Louis County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Buhl
within Saint Louis County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Area
 • Total 3.51 sq mi (9.10 km2)
 • Land 3.31 sq mi (8.57 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.53 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,000
 • Estimate 
(2019)
973
 • Density 294.22/sq mi (113.59/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
55713
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-08524
GNIS feature ID 0660903

Buhl is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Its population was 1,000 at the 2010 census.

U.S. Highway 169 serves as a main route in the community.

The city's motto is "The Finest Water in America".

History

A post office called Buhl has been in operation since 1900. The city was named for Frank H. Buhl, a businessperson in the mining industry. Buhl was incorporated in 1901.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.56 square miles (9.22 km2); 3.35 square miles (8.68 km2) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,005
1920 2,007 99.7%
1930 1,634 −18.6%
1940 1,600 −2.1%
1950 1,462 −8.6%
1960 1,526 4.4%
1970 1,303 −14.6%
1980 1,284 −1.5%
1990 915 −28.7%
2000 983 7.4%
2010 1,000 1.7%
2019 (est.) 973 −2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,000 people, 430 households, and 228 families living in the city. The population density was 298.5 inhabitants per square mile (115.3/km2). There were 496 housing units at an average density of 148.1 per square mile (57.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.7% White, 1.7% African American, 2.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 430 households, of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.0% were non-families. 40.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 42 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.

Water

Buhl is noted for its pure water

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