Bluford, Illinois Population 2022

618
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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.

Bluford Demographics

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

  • White: 92.60%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Native American: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bluford, Illinois is 618 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 630.

Bluford, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61392.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native142.11%
Two or More Races355.29%
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Bluford Population by Race

Bluford Population Pyramid 2022

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Bluford Median Age

34.5


Total

34.1


Male

34.9


Female

Bluford Adults

There are 492 adults, (101 of whom are seniors) in Bluford.

Bluford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bluford Sex Ratio

Female

335

50.60%

Male

327

49.40%

Bluford Population by Age

Bluford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bluford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female90.9%9.1%
Married85.8%14.2%
All84.1%15.9%
Non Family79.6%20.4%
Male58.3%41.7%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bluford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2392.7784.1
Married1342.9785.8
Male12458.3
Female443.790.9
Non Family491.0879.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Bluford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade245.54%
9th to 12th Grade399.01%
High School Graduate11526.56%
Some College13430.95%
Associates Degree8820.32%
Bachelors Degree276.24%
Graduate Degree61.39%
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Bluford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bluford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White41134833
Native American99
2+ Races1313
Hispanic1010

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%.

Bluford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,130$37,000$22,059
Less Than 9th Grade$12,083$$12,188
High School Graduate$25,536$34,583$22,614
Some College$33,882$42,115$26,563
Bachelors Degree$31,042$33,750$
Graduate Degree$26,250$26,250$

$27,130

Average Earnings

$37,000

Average Male

$22,059

Average Female

Bluford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bluford Language by Age

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Bluford Language

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.

Bluford Language

Bluford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6046911.42%
OtherNaN%
Multiple352571.43%
Hispanic381950.00%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.96%

Male Poverty Rate

9.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bluford

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%.

Bluford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School11.30%
Some College2.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bluford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.65%
Male Unemployed27.78%
Female Employed10.46%
Female Unemployed2.56%

Bluford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bluford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,911$59,441
Families$55,000$65,294
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$29,583$34,418
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Income by Household Type

Bluford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bluford Married by Age and Sex

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Bluford 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 Over 65.

Bluford Marital Status by Race

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Bluford Marital Status

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43

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War11
Vietnam13
Korea6
World War II

Bluford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 544
55 to 6411
65 to 7410
75+10

Bluford Veterans by Age

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Bluford Veterans by Race

Bluford Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bluford Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bluford Employment by Age

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Bluford Employment by Race

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Bluford 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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81.87%

Born in Bluford

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Bluford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106880.00%
2011682-6-0.87%
2012676-6-0.88%
2013670-6-0.89%
2014664-6-0.90%
2015658-6-0.90%
2016652-6-0.91%
2017646-6-0.92%
2018640-6-0.93%
2019634-6-0.94%
2020630-4-0.63%
2021624-6-0.95%
2022618-6-0.96%

Bluford Population by Year