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People

Total Population 14,607
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 6,861
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 55.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,276
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,362
Median House Value $212,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 13.5%

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

Bluffton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NE of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Beaufort
Standard Zip Codes 29909, 29910
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.236
Longitude -80.86

Bluffton 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 HILTON HEAD
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 88 F
Oct Temp 57 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.5 inches
Station SAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Station YEMASSEE
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bluffton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brighton Beach (29910)

Callawassie Island (29909)

Okatie (29909)

Pritchardville (29910)

Spring Island (29909)

Sun City (29909)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaufort 12,839 $55,244
Hardeeville 4,353 $44,554
Hilton Head Island 39,071 $85,051
Port Royal 11,513 $51,305
Ridgeland 4,030 $38,262

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

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