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1.74% growth
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Median Household Income
4.2% decline
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0.52% growth
Median Property Value
1.66% growth

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The economy of Bluffton, IN employs 4,411 people. The economy of Bluffton, IN is specialized in Manufacturing; Utilities; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 2.33; 1.68; and 1.51 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Bluffton, IN are Manufacturing (994), Healthcare & Social Assistance (713), and Retail trade (528), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($40,521), Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($37,500), and Educational Services ($34,836).

Median household income in Bluffton, IN is $38,982. Males in Bluffton, IN have an average income that is 1.58 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,019. The income inequality of Bluffton, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Bluffton, IN. In Wells County, IN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,847. Lake County, IN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Indiana.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Bluffton, IN is from the county of Wells County, IN.

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Bluffton, IN is home to a population of 9,702 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Bluffton, IN is composed of 9,218 White residents (95%), 248 Hispanic residents (2.56%), 81 Asian residents (0.83%), 74 Two+ residents (0.76%), and 58 Black residents (0.6%). The most common foreign languages in Bluffton, IN are Spanish (211 speakers), German (88 speakers), and Vietnamese (16 speakers), but compared to other places, Bluffton, IN has a relative high number of German (88 speakers), Other Slavic (10 speakers), and Japanese (11 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN awarded 309 degrees. The student population of Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN is skewed towards females, with 121 male students and 188 female students. Most students in Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN are White (278 and 90%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12 and 3.88%), Black or African American (5 and 1.62%), and Two or more races (1 and 0.32%). The largest universities in Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN by number of graduates are Huntington University (309 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN are General Business Administration & Management (27 and 8.74%), Cinematography & Film Production (18 and 5.83%), and General Psychology (17 and 5.5%). The median tuition costs in Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN are N/A for private four year colleges, and $24,554 and $24,554 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Bluffton, IN is $92,100, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $90,600 to $92,100, a 1.66% increase. The homeownership rate of Bluffton, IN is 68.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Bluffton, IN have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bluffton, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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