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Demographics

People

Total Population213
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+94
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married61.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.2%
Median Earnings25+$33,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$33,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,139

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,500
% Above Poverty Level94.8%
% Below Poverty Level5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$825
Median House Value$126,600

Ancestry

German52.1%
Norwegian17.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.7%
Finnish11.7%
Irish5.6%
Swedish5.2%
Czech5.2%
Canadian2.8%
Dutch2.8%
English1.9%
Polish1.4%
French Except Basque0.9%
Belgian0.5%
Russian0.5%
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Bluffton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otter Tail County
Standard Zip Codes56518
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.46
Approximate Longitude-95.23

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)

StationWADENA 3 S
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 16 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp32 to 55 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches
StationOTTERTAIL
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationDETROIT LAKES 1 NNE
Distance38.6 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 16 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 56 F
Annual Precip26.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Deer Creek247$43,125
Hewitt232$53,750
New York Mills1,458$47,422
Sebeka664$48,393
Verndale620$53,281
Wadena4,079$48,958

Bluffton Private Schools

Son Rise Christian School
35305 535th Ave
ZIP: 56518
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 11
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