Bluford, Illinois Population 2024

592

Bluford is a city located in Jefferson County Illinois. Bluford has a 2024 population of 592. Bluford is currently declining at a rate of -1.5% annually and its population has decreased by -4.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 622 in 2020.

The average household income in Bluford is $68,724 with a poverty rate of 13.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bluford is 38.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Bluford Demographics

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

  • White: 82.88%
  • Native American: 8.65%
  • Two or more races: 8.47%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
382.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.82% (-30)
The current population of Bluford, Illinois is 592 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 622.

Bluford, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46082.88%
Native American488.65%
Two or more races478.47%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bluford Population by Race

Bluford Population Pyramid 2024

Bluford Median Age

38.3

Total

40.4

Male

34.9

Female

Bluford Adults

There are 450 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Bluford.

Bluford Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bluford Sex Ratio

Female29753.51%
Male25846.49%

Bluford Population by Age

Bluford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2322.3982.317.7
Married1102.5595.54.5
Female523.0286.513.5
Non Family491.0863.336.7
Male213.147.652.4
showing: 5 rows

2.66

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bluford Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bluford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bluford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.98%.

Bluford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$32,292

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$32,750

Average Female

Bluford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bluford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bluford Language

93.13% of Bluford residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.

Bluford Language

Bluford Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White450439.56%
Multiple473063.83%
Hispanic431944.19%
showing: 3 rows

13.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.93%

Male Poverty Rate

6.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bluford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bluford is Multiple, with 63.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bluford is White, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.5%.

Bluford Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School10.97%
Some College1.27%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Bluford Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed5.22%
Female Employed3.92%
showing: 4 rows

Bluford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bluford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bluford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bluford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bluford 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 55-64.

Bluford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bluford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Bluford Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Bluford Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Bluford Veterans by Race

Bluford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bluford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bluford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bluford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bluford 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

75.32%

Born in Bluford

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Bluford residents were born in the United States, with 75.32% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bluford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029547-9-1.62%
2028556-9-1.59%
2027565-9-1.57%
2026574-9-1.54%
2025583-9-1.52%
2024592-9-1.5%
2023601-9-1.48%
2022610-9-1.45%
2021619-3-0.48%
2020622-44-6.61%
201966610.15%
2018665-9-1.34%
2017674-3-0.44%
2016677
2015677-3-0.44%
2014680-4-0.58%
2013684-4-0.58%
2012688-1-0.15%
2011689-1-0.14%
2010690
showing: 20 rows

Bluford Population by Year