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Bluffton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bluffton had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2016. Bluffton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bluffton is located at latitude 46.4694 and longitude -95.2339 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bluffton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,362 feet.

The City of Bluffton (GNIS ID: 2394210) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bluffton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bluffton: City of Bluffton.


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Bluffton, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 219
Population in Households 219
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $169,408
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,313
Average Household Income $64,324
Per Capita Income $24,761
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.81%
Households 0.99% 0.7%
Families 3.01% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bluffton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bluffton to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 673 26th
Population Density1 # 827 9th
Diversity Index2 # 686 24th
Median Household Income # 412 55th
Per Capita Income # 673 26th

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