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Demographics

People

Total Population748
Male Share of the Population52%
Female Share of the Population48%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+298
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married48.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.9%
Median Earnings25+$26,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,179
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,625
% Above Poverty Level84.2%
% Below Poverty Level15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.1%
Median Gross Rent$750
Median House Value$59,500

Ancestry

German21.1%
Irish18.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.2%
English8%
Polish4%
Italian3.5%
Hungarian2.1%
Scottish1.9%
Welsh0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Norwegian0.5%
Dutch0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
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Bluford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes62814
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.32
Approximate Longitude-88.73

Bluford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMT VERNON 3 NE
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationSALEM
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.5 inches
StationFLORA 5 NW
Distance27.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belle Rive326$40,313
Bonnie332$55,833
Dahlgren492$50,278
Mount Vernon14,723$46,563

Bluford Public Schools

Bluford Elem School
901 6th St
ZIP: 62814
(618) 732-8242
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Farrington Elem School
20941 E Divide Rd
ZIP: 62814
(618) 755-4414
Primary
Total Enrollment 69
Webber Twp High School
310 S Elm St
ZIP: 62814
(618) 732-6121
High
Total Enrollment 131
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