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Bluffton
  • Town in Indiana

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Bluffton is a town in Indiana with a population of 10,298. Bluffton is in Wells County. Living in Bluffton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bluffton there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Bluffton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bluffton are above average.

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About Bluffton...
Population
10,298

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$584
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    19.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    68.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,179.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    49.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Bluffton

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,663
National
$64,994

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