Bluffs, Illinois Population 2022

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Bluffs is a city located in Scott County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 598, it is the 845th largest city in Illinois and the 18084th largest city in the United States. Bluffs is currently declining at a rate of -1.64% annually and its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 618 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Bluffs has a population density of 670 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bluffs is $60,917 with a poverty rate of 20.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $71,300. The median age in Bluffs is 37.7 years, 41.3 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Bluffs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bluffswas:

  • White: 96.90%
  • Asian: 1.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bluffs, Illinois is 598 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 618.

Bluffs, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74996.90%
Asian141.81%
Two or More Races101.29%
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Bluffs Population by Race

Bluffs Population Pyramid 2022

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Bluffs Median Age

39.1


Total

39.2


Male

39


Female

Bluffs Adults

There are 569 adults, (141 of whom are seniors) in Bluffs.

Bluffs Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bluffs Sex Ratio

Female

384

49.68%

Male

389

50.32%

Bluffs Population by Age

Bluffs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bluffs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.9%9.1%
Married81.8%18.2%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female48.4%51.6%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bluffs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2592.9873.7
Married1373.5781.8
Male332.9190.9
Female313.6548.4
Non Family581.2958.6

3.32

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Bluffs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.39%
9th to 12th Grade183.47%
High School Graduate28655.11%
Some College9117.53%
Associates Degree275.20%
Bachelors Degree8616.57%
Graduate Degree91.73%
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Bluffs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bluffs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian141414
Hispanic10104
White49547577

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bluffs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,543$44,737$26,667
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$43,603$46,875$27,143
Some College$$41,250$8,875
Bachelors Degree$42,083$41,250$56,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$40,543

Average Earnings

$44,737

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Bluffs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bluffs Language by Age

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Bluffs Language

98.06% of Bluffs residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Bluffs Language

Bluffs Poverty by Race

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20.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.54%

Male Poverty Rate

25.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bluffs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bluffs is White, with 21.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bluffs is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.32%.

Bluffs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade65.00%
High School18.88%
Some College6.78%
Bachelors or Greater10.53%

Bluffs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.07%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.84%
Female Unemployed86.36%

Bluffs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bluffs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,656$66,820
Families$68,438$72,698
Married Families$78,194-
Non Families$41,875$41,295
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Income by Household Type

Bluffs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bluffs Married by Age and Sex

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Bluffs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bluffs Marital Status by Race

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Bluffs Marital Status

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71

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War1
Vietnam31
Korea
World War II

Bluffs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 541
55 to 6414
65 to 7427
75+11

Bluffs Veterans by Age

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Bluffs Veterans by Race

Bluffs Veterans by Education

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2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bluffs Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bluffs Employment by Age

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Bluffs Employment by Race

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Bluffs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.48%

Born in Bluffs

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Bluffs residents were born in the United States, with 84.48% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bluffs Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107150.00%
2011705-10-1.40%
2012695-10-1.42%
2013685-10-1.44%
2014675-10-1.46%
2015665-10-1.48%
2016655-10-1.50%
2017645-10-1.53%
2018635-10-1.55%
2019625-10-1.57%
2020618-7-1.12%
2021608-10-1.62%
2022598-10-1.64%

Bluffs Population by Year