Bluford is a city located in Jefferson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 618, it is the 830th largest city in Illinois and the 17866th largest city in the United States. Bluford is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -1.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 630 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Bluford has a population density of 399 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bluford is $55,583 with a poverty rate of 14.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $70,200. The median age in Bluford is 35 years, 34.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blufordwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.03%.
96.13% of Bluford residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.
Overall Poverty Rate
Male Poverty Rate
Female Poverty Rate
The race most likely to be in poverty in Bluford is White, with 11.42% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bluford is Hispanic, with 50.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.79%.
Veteran Poverty Rate
Veteran Disability Rate
Labor Force Participation
Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bluford
100.00% of Bluford residents were born in the United States, with 81.87% 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 Europe.