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People

Total Population 795
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 327
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,885
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $390
Median House Value $66,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 13.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bluffs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Scott
Standard Zip Codes 62621
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.751
Longitude -90.535

Bluffs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRIGGSVILLE
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station JACKSONVILLE 2 E
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station RUSHVILLE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chapin 479 $54,688
Concord 186 $50,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bluffs Public Libraries

Library
Bluffs P.l.
110 N. BLUFF STREET
Bluffs, Illinois
(217) 754-3804

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Bluffs High Schools

BLUFFS HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 230
217-754-3815
Serves 91 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.7

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