Bluffton, Indiana Population 2020

10,232

Bluffton is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 10,232, it is the 77th largest city in Indiana and the 3051st largest city in the United States. Bluffton is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 3.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,897 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Bluffton has a population density of 1,232 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bluffton is $56,067 with a poverty rate of 14.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $555 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Bluffton is 39.5 years, 37.3 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Bluffton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.95%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bluffton, Indiana is 10,232, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,110.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,897.

Bluffton, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,48296.22%
Two or More Races1901.93%
Black or African American940.95%
Some Other Race510.52%
Asian380.39%

Bluffton Population Pyramid 2020

Bluffton Median Age

39.5


Total

37.3


Male

42.3


Female

Bluffton Adults

There are 7,409 adults, (1,851 of whom are seniors) in Bluffton.

Bluffton Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Bluffton Sex Ratio

Female

5,026

51.00%

Male

4,829

49.00%

Bluffton Households and Families

Bluffton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bluffton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Male73.1%26.9%
All66.5%33.5%
Female46.1%53.9%
Non Family45.6%54.4%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1552.366.5
Married1,911388.9
Non Family1,5461.1445.6
Female5683.0746.1
Male1302.3873.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bluffton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1642.49%
9th to 12th Grade4126.25%
High School Graduate2,62939.90%
Some College1,38421.00%
Associates Degree97614.81%
Bachelors Degree6299.55%
Graduate Degree3955.99%

Bluffton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3725,8431,014
Hispanic1238010
Black6969
Multiple Races512610
Other Race257
Asian95

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 19.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,452$39,697$25,781
Less Than High School$32,031$34,750$
High School Grad$31,855$35,572$23,929
Some College$29,233$40,574$23,444
Bachelors Degree$43,984$56,250$42,641
Graduate Degree$55,357$95,278$48,500

$33,452

Average Earnings

$39,697

Average Male

$25,781

Average Female

Bluffton Language

Bluffton Language by Age

Bluffton Language

97.35% of Bluffton residents speak only English, while 2.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Bluffton Poverty

Bluffton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9811,29914.46%
Hispanic2996020.07%
Multiple190126.32%
Black5846.90%

14.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.44%

Male Poverty Rate

17.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bluffton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bluffton is Hispanic, with 20.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bluffton is Multiple, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.86%
High School15.77%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.47%
Female Unemployed34.88%
Female Employed10.34%
Male Employed2.72%

Bluffton Income

Bluffton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,201$56,067
Families$56,607$69,409
Married Families$69,850-
Non Families$24,956$30,640

Bluffton Marital Status

Bluffton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bluffton Married by Age and Sex

Bluffton 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.

Bluffton Marital Status by Race

Bluffton Veterans

701

Number of Veterans

668

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam238
Second Gulf War161
First Gulf War129
Korea72
World War II32
Name Veterans % of Total
White6699.27%
Black2230.14%
Hispanic105.59%
2 or More1019.61%

$Bluffton Veterans by Education

13.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bluffton Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Bluffton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.87%

Born in Indiana

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.10% of Bluffton residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in Indiana. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,232610.60%
201910,171610.60%
201810,110680.68%
201710,042610.61%
20169,98130.03%
20159,978110.11%
20149,967380.38%
20139,92910.01%
20129,928-8-0.08%
20119,936180.18%
20109,9183820.39%
20009,5365160.56%
19909,0203150.36%
19808,7054080.48%
19708,2972,0592.89%
19606,2381620.26%
19506,0766591.15%
19405,4173430.66%
19305,074-317-0.60%
19205,3914040.78%
19104,9875081.08%
19004,4798902.24%
18903,5890.00%