The City of Bluffton had a population of 9,847 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Bluffton is located at latitude 40.7435 and longitude -85.1721 in Wells County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bluffton (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Wells County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 827 feet.
The City of Bluffton (GNIS ID: 2394209) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Bluffton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||9,560|
|Population in Familes||7,465|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||287|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,578 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,675 (58.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,457 (31.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||446 ( 9.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,448|
|Average Home Value||$120,064|
|Median Household Income||$40,912|
|Average Household Income||$53,131|
|Per Capita Income||$22,773|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.76%|
The table below compares Bluffton to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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.
|Total Population||# 82||88th|
|Population Density1||# 386||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 173||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 518||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 347||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.