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Bluffton is a village in Allen County, in the Lima metro area. (The community straddles Allen and Hancock counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after Mennonite community in Indiana
The latitude of Bluffton is 40.895N. The longitude is -83.888W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,963.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bluffton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lima area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45817 ZIP code.
36% of Bluffton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bluffton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bluffton was $18,711, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Bluffton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bluffton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.
Libraries in Bluffton include Bluffton-Richland Public Library ... View libraries
Allen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bluffton political report.
The average commute time for Bluffton workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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