Bluff City, Tennessee Population 2024

1,849

Bluff City is a city located in Sullivan County and Washington County Tennessee. Bluff City has a 2024 population of 1,849. Bluff City is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,819 in 2020.

The average household income in Bluff City is $71,098 with a poverty rate of 16.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bluff City is 35.6 years, 34.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Bluff City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bluff City was:

  • White: 97.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.12%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,058.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.65% (30)
The current population of Bluff City, Tennessee is 1,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,819.

Bluff City, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20497.48%
Two or more races482.12%
Other race40.18%
Black or African American30.13%
Native American20.09%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bluff City Population by Race

Bluff City Population Pyramid 2024

Bluff City Median Age

35.6

Total

34.4

Male

38.9

Female

Bluff City Adults

There are 1,721 adults, (262 of whom are seniors) in Bluff City.

Bluff City Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Bluff City Sex Ratio

Female1,23754.71%
Male1,02445.29%

Bluff City Population by Age

Bluff City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9132.4857.842.2
Married4963.0464.935.1
Non Family2891.2552.947.1
Female703.2628.671.4
Male582.8456.943.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bluff City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade483.08%
9th to 12th Grade1167.46%
High School Graduate61339.4%
Some College42727.44%
Associates Degree15710.09%
Bachelors Degree1217.78%
Graduate Degree744.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bluff City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bluff City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5291,372195
2+ Races18110
Other Race440
Hispanic440
Black330
Native American220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.75%.

Bluff City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,790$44,122$35,638
Less Than 9th Grade$23,000$39,375$9,250
High School Graduate$36,025$45,625$26,250
Some College$41,341$42,458$40,481
Bachelors Degree$59,500$65,750$51,250
Graduate Degree$68,006$67,679$68,071

$40,790

Average Earnings

$44,122

Average Male

$35,638

Average Female

Bluff City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bluff City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bluff City Language

99.81% of Bluff City residents speak only English, while 0.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Bluff City Language

Bluff City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,20436516.56%
Multiple48714.58%
Other44100%
Hispanic44100%

16.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bluff City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bluff City is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bluff City is Multiple, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.46%.

Bluff City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.54%
High School20.88%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.03%

Bluff City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.86%
Male Employed10.32%
Male Unemployed0%

Bluff City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bluff City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,239$71,098
Families$59,167$79,129
Married Families$70,690$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,224$51,225

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bluff City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bluff City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bluff City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bluff City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bluff City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

183

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War60
Vietnam46
First Gulf War12
Korea0
World War II0

Bluff City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3448
55 to 6444
65 to 7439
35 to 5430
75+22

Bluff City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White18110.79%
Native American2100%

Bluff City Veterans by Race

Bluff City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bluff City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bluff City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bluff City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bluff City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.11%

Born in Bluff City

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Bluff City residents were born in the United States, with 63.11% having been born in Tennessee. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bluff City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,88670.37%
20281,87980.43%
20271,87170.38%
20261,86480.43%
20251,85670.38%
20241,84980.43%
20231,84170.38%
20221,834120.66%
20211,82230.16%
20201,8191448.6%
20191,67500%
20181,675-3-0.18%
20171,678-6-0.36%
20161,684-10-0.59%
20151,694-6-0.35%
20141,700-3-0.18%
20131,703-4-0.23%
20121,707100.59%
20111,697-6-0.35%
20101,70300%

Bluff City Population by Year