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Bluffton, OH (Ohio) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,307 (it was $101,700 in 2000)
Bluffton:

$153,307
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,047 - $207,250

Bluffton,OH index of house prices

Total population: 4,202 (Urban population: 3,601 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 103 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,786 (1,722 occupied: 1,226 owner occupied, 495 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%

Housing density: 536 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $105,163.

Median contract rent in 2017: $327 (lower quartile is $240, upper quartile is $388)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $489


Median gross rent in Bluffton, OH in 2017: $397

Housing units in Bluffton with a mortgage: 677 (0 second mortgage, 126 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 551

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $98,809

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,446

Median monthly housing costs: $687


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Bluffton, Ohio Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1948

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,314
  • In family households: 3,364 (824 male householders, 399 female householders)
    1,085 spouses, 1,088 children (986 natural, 17 adopted, 65 stepchildren), 44 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 25 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 592 (203 male householders (171 living alone)), 294 female householders (277 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 338

Size of family households: 669 2-persons, 303 3-persons, 164 4-persons, 107 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 455 1-person, 34 2-persons, 8 4-persons.

724 married couples with children.
182 single-parent households (154 men, 28 women).

98.1% of residents of Bluffton speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 77% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 75 (1.7%)
(70.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bluffton, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bluffton, Ohio
  • 0no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 1382 bedrooms
  • 6793 bedrooms
  • 2794 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bluffton, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bluffton, Ohio
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1091 bedroom
  • 1992 bedrooms
  • 1113 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bluffton in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bluffton in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 9no vehicle
  • 1831 vehicle
  • 7832 vehicles
  • 2353 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bluffton in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bluffton in renter-occupied apartments
  • 95no vehicle
  • 2351 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 703 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bluffton, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bluffton, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 244 rooms
  • 1355 rooms
  • 2916 rooms
  • 2737 rooms
  • 1828 rooms
  • 2969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bluffton, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bluffton, Ohio
  • 361 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 1844 rooms
  • 165 rooms
  • 836 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 558 rooms
  • 509+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Bluffton, OH household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Bluffton, OH in 2017
  • 88Less than $10,000
  • 125$10,000 to $19,999
  • 83$20,000 to $29,999
  • 111$30,000 to $39,999
  • 105$40,000 to $49,999
  • 82$50,000 to $59,999
  • 208$60,000 to $74,999
  • 450$75,000 to $99,999
  • 263$100,000 to $124,999
  • 159$125,000 to $149,999
  • 52$150,000 to $199,999
  • 59$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Bluffton, OH

  • Distribution of house value in Bluffton, OH in 2017
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 53$80,000 to $89,999
  • 96$90,000 to $99,999
  • 213$100,000 to $124,999
  • 300$125,000 to $149,999
  • 148$150,000 to $174,999
  • 76$175,000 to $199,999
  • 149$200,000 to $249,999
  • 110$250,000 to $299,999
  • 113$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Bluffton, OH

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bluffton, OH in 2017
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 31$300 to $349
  • 56$350 to $399
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 109$450 to $499
  • 32$500 to $549
  • 119$550 to $599
  • 100$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 16No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.5%
Number of people working at home: 149 (6.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 440
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 439
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 91
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 133
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 306
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 194
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 192
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 35
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 58
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 97
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 12
  • 90 or more minutes: 98
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bluffton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,674 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 271 (8%)
  • Taxi: 24 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 65 (2%)
  • Walked: 177 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 149 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 0.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bluffton, Ohio
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bluffton, Ohio
  • 112010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Ancestries in Bluffton, OH

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 941 (40.7%)
  • American: 270 (11.7%)
  • European: 264 (11.4%)
  • Swiss: 229 (9.9%)
  • British: 59 (2.6%)
  • Irish: 41 (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 37 (1.6%)
  • English: 27 (1.2%)
  • Hungarian: 22 (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 21 (0.9%)
  • Slovak: 21 (0.9%)
  • Italian: 15 (0.6%)
  • Bulgarian: 10 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 8 (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 7 (0.3%)
  • African: 6 (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 6 (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 4 (0.2%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Bluffton:

21.8% (19)
Ohio:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Bluffton:

20.7% (18)
Ohio:

100.0% (-1)

Japan
Bluffton:

18.4% (16)
Ohio:

100.0% (-1)

Austria
Bluffton:

18.4% (16)
Ohio:

100.0% (-1)

Scotland
Bluffton:

10.3% (9)
Ohio:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,265
  • Other state: 944
  • Northeast: 127
  • Midwest: 352
  • South: 263
  • West: 184

83.2% of Bluffton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72.4% lived in Ohio.


Bluffton:

83.2%
State average:

85.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 309
  • Less than 1 year of college: 41
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 286
  • Associate degree: 46
  • Bachelor's degree: 329
  • Master's degree: 209
  • Professional school degree: 68
  • Doctorate degree: 84
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 22
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 386
  • Less than 1 year of college: 47
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 152
  • Associate degree: 148
  • Bachelor's degree: 368
  • Master's degree: 250
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 39
Educational Attainment for Females
Bluffton marital status for males
Bluffton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,400
  • One, attached: 79
  • Two: 39
  • 3 or 4: 72
  • 5 to 9: 48
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • 50 or more: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,672

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Bluffton
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bluffton, OH
  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bluffton, OH
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

6.6%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 126
Here:

66.0%
Ohio:

23.2%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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