Bluffton, Minnesota

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Bluffton, Minnesota
City
Location of Bluffton, Minnesota
Location of Bluffton, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°28′4″N 95°13′52″W / 46.46778°N 95.23111°W / 46.46778; -95.23111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Area[1]
 • Total 2.79 sq mi (7.23 km2)
 • Land 2.76 sq mi (7.15 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,362 ft (415 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 207
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 211
 • Density 75.0/sq mi (29.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56518
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-06778
GNIS feature ID 0640313[4]

Bluffton is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States, along the Leaf River. The population was 207 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.79 square miles (7.23 km2), of which 2.76 square miles (7.15 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

U.S. Route 10 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 148
1920 220 48.6%
1930 204 −7.3%
1940 234 14.7%
1950 239 2.1%
1960 211 −11.7%
1970 195 −7.6%
1980 206 5.6%
1990 187 −9.2%
2000 210 12.3%
2010 207 −1.4%
Est. 2013 211 1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 207 people, 79 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 75.0 inhabitants per square mile (29.0 /km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 30.1 per square mile (11.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 79 households of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 33.9 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 210 people, 76 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 75.8 people per square mile (29.3/km²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 27.8 per square mile (10.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.05% White, and 0.95% from two or more races.

There were 76 households out of which 46.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $33,958. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,105. About 6.6% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 9, 2014. 

Coordinates: 46°28′09″N 95°13′59″W / 46.46917°N 95.23306°W / 46.46917; -95.23306