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People

Total Population 223
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 89
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 62.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $32,143
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $118,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 1.8%
Irish 4.9%

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

Bluffton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles E of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Standard Zip Codes 56518
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.469
Longitude -95.232

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 WADENA 3 S
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station OTTERTAIL
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station DETROIT LAKES 1 NNE
Distance 38.6 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deer Creek 232 $41,389
Hewitt 248 $44,688

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

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