Bluffton, Ohio Population 2024

3,868

Bluffton is a city located in Allen County, Hancock County, and Putnam County Ohio. Bluffton has a 2024 population of 3,868. Bluffton is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -2.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,962 in 2020.

The average household income in Bluffton is $91,872 with a poverty rate of 1.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bluffton is 35.5 years, 36.9 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Bluffton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.94%
  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Other race: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,046.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.37% (-94)
The current population of Bluffton, Ohio is 3,868 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,962.

Bluffton, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,18489.94%
Asian1383.9%
Two or more races1022.88%
Other race772.18%
Black or African American391.1%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bluffton Population by Race

Bluffton Population Pyramid 2024

Bluffton Median Age

35.5

Total

36.9

Male

33

Female

Bluffton Adults

There are 2,636 adults, (774 of whom are seniors) in Bluffton.

Bluffton Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bluffton Sex Ratio

Female1,90953.93%
Male1,63146.07%

Bluffton Population by Age

Bluffton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3522.3974.525.5
Married7083.2292.27.8
Non Family5001.157.242.8
Female1092.553.246.8
Male353.8628.671.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bluffton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.09%
9th to 12th Grade210.97%
High School Graduate62128.78%
Some College35516.45%
Associates Degree24411.31%
Bachelors Degree49723.03%
Graduate Degree41819.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bluffton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bluffton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0071,995819
Asian555555
Other Race463715
2+ Races262626
Hispanic262626
Black24220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Bluffton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,250$59,893$36,860
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,931$42,778$0
Some College$40,859$66,453$30,221
Bachelors Degree$51,544$75,938$40,938
Graduate Degree$68,229$62,019$73,929

$52,250

Average Earnings

$59,893

Average Male

$36,860

Average Female

Bluffton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bluffton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bluffton Language

96.79% of Bluffton residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Bluffton Language

Bluffton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,963501.69%

1.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.74%

Male Poverty Rate

2.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bluffton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bluffton is White, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bluffton is White, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.17%.

Bluffton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.91%
Some College3.87%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bluffton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.56%
Female Employed1.03%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Bluffton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bluffton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$74,620$91,872
Families$91,029$106,295
Married Families$107,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,647$65,934

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bluffton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bluffton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bluffton Marriage

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

Bluffton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bluffton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

217

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War59
Second Gulf War49
Korea21
World War II10

Bluffton Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+77
35 to 5451
65 to 7449
55 to 6440
18 to 340

Bluffton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1767.38%
Asian4147.67%

Bluffton Veterans by Race

Bluffton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bluffton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bluffton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bluffton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bluffton 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

80.03%

Born in Bluffton

96.1%

Native Born

3.9%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.1% of Bluffton residents were born in the United States, with 80.03% having been born in Ohio. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bluffton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,750-24-0.64%
20283,774-23-0.61%
20273,797-24-0.63%
20263,821-23-0.6%
20253,844-24-0.62%
20243,868-23-0.59%
20233,891-24-0.61%
20223,915-29-0.74%
20213,944-18-0.45%
20203,962-93-2.29%
20194,055-6-0.15%
20184,061-67-1.62%
20174,128-36-0.86%
20164,164-7-0.17%
20154,171-40-0.95%
20144,21160.14%
20134,205-46-1.08%
20124,251-12-0.28%
20114,263-58-1.34%
20104,32142510.91%
20003,89652915.71%
19903,367571.72%
19803,31037512.78%
19702,93500%

Bluffton Population by Year