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Based on the data from 1997 / 2002 when the population of Bluffton, Ohio was 3,802 / 3,892

Number of Establishments per 100,000 population

Number of Establishments - Bluffton (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 6, 2002 - 6 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 157, 2002 - 154, State average - 52)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 8, 2002 - 10 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 210, 2002 - 256, State average - 32)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 23, 2002 - 21 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 604, 2002 - 539, State average - 83)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 5 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 128, State average - 10)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 3, 2002 - 5 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 78, 2002 - 128, State average - 22)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 10, 2002 - 8 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 263, 2002 - 205, State average - 54)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 2, 2002 - 1 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 52, 2002 - 25, State average - 25)
  • H) Educational services: 2002 - 1 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 25, State average - 5)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 10, 2002 - 12 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 263, 2002 - 308, State average - 59)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 2002 - 3 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 77, State average - 7)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 16, 2002 - 18 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 420, 2002 - 462, State average - 47)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 4, 2002 - 8 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 105, 2002 - 205, State average - 43)

Number of Employees per 100,000 population

Number of Employees - Bluffton (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 744, 2002 - 1000-2499 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 19,568, 2002 - 35,960, State average - 6,989)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 81, 2002 - 100-249 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 2,130, 2002 - 3,586, State average - 971)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 176, 2002 - 188 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 4,629, 2002 - 4,830, State average - 1,264)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 84 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 2,158, State average - 619)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 0-19, 2002 - 0-19 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 199, 2002 - 195, State average - 242)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 28, 2002 - 20-99 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 736, 2002 - 1,223, State average - 1,041)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 0-19, 2002 - 0-19 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 199, 2002 - 195, State average - 979)
  • H) Educational services: 2002 - 0-19 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 195, State average - 203)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 81, 2002 - 331 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 2,130, 2002 - 8,504, State average - 2,948)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 2002 - 20-99 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 1,223, State average - 476)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 193, 2002 - 301 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 5,076, 2002 - 7,733, State average - 1,110)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 19, 2002 - 20-99 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 499, 2002 - 1,223, State average - 746)

Annual Payroll ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Annual Payroll ($1,000) - Bluffton (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $28,261 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $743,319, State average - $135,837)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $2,896 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $76,170, State average - $37,354)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $1,876, 2002 - $3,366 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $49,342, 2002 - $86,485, State average - $24,117)
  • D) Information: 2002 - $1,315 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - $33,787, State average - $26,831)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: No data
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $474 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $12,467, State average - $36,659)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: No data
  • H) Educational services: No data
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $2,256, 2002 - $5,873 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $59,337, 2002 - $150,899, State average - $76,121)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: No data
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $1,285, 2002 - $2,160 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $33,798, 2002 - $55,498, State average - $9,595)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $325 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $8,548, State average - $9,208)

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) - Bluffton (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $179,718 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $4,726,933, State average - $837,573)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $25,879 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $680,668, State average - $583,948)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $27,839, 2002 - $44,539 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $732,219, 2002 - $1,144,373, State average - $245,422)
  • D) Information: No data
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: No data
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $1,300 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $34,192, State average - $81,023)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: No data
  • H) Educational services: No data
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $5,520, 2002 - $14,110 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $145,186, 2002 - $362,538, State average - $176,789)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: No data
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $5,578, 2002 - $7,683 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $146,712, 2002 - $197,404, State average - $33,511)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $1,045 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $27,485, State average - $32,012)

Industry Description Number of Establishments
[1997 / 2002]
Number of Employees
[1997 / 2002]
Annual Payroll ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Manufacturing6744 / 1000-2499$28,261 / -$179,718 / -
Plastics & rubber products manufacturing- / 1- / 500-999--
Wholesale trade8 / 1081 / 100-249$2,896 / -$25,879 / -
Wholesale trade, durable goods4 / 720-99 / 100-249--
Wholesale trade, nondurable goods4 / 320-99--
Retail trade23 / 21176 / 188$1,876 / $3,366$27,839 / $44,539
Motor vehicle & parts dealers2 / 40-19 / 20-99--
Furniture & home furnishings stores2 / 10-19--
Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers20-19--
Food & beverage stores1 / 320-99--
Health & personal care stores2 / 120-99--
Gasoline stations5 / 331 / 27$302 / $290$4,821 / $5,822
Clothing & clothing accessories stores2 / -0-19 / ---
Sporting goods, hobby, book & music stores- / 1- / 0-19--
General merchandise stores1 / 30-19 / 14- / $114- / $1,256
Miscellaneous store retailers6 / 311 / 7$71 / $65$1,037 / $395
Information- / 5- / 84- / $1,315-
Broadcasting & telecommunications2 / -0-19 / ---
Real estate & rental & leasing3 / 50-19--
Real estate2 / 50-19--
Rental & leasing services1 / -0-19 / ---
Professional, scientific & technical services10 / 828 / 20-99$474 / -$1,300 / -
Professional, scientific & technical services10 / 828 / 20-99$474 / -$1,300 / -
Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service2 / 10-19--
Educational services- / 1- / 0-19--
Educational services- / 1- / 0-19--
Health care & social assistance10 / 1281 / 331$2,256 / $5,873$5,520 / $14,110
Ambulatory health care services10 / 981 / 20-99$2,256 / -$5,520 / -
Nursing & residential care facilities- / 1- / 100-249--
Arts, entertainment & recreation- / 3- / 20-99--
Accommodation & food services16 / 18193 / 301$1,285 / $2,160$5,578 / $7,683
Accommodation1 / 20-19 / 20-99--
Foodservices & drinking places15 / 16100-249 / 250-499--
Other services (except public administration)4 / 819 / 20-99$325 / -$1,045 / -
Repair & maintenance- / 3- / 0-19--
Personal & laundry services3 / 40-19--
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