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Population in 2014: 9,969 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 4,879  (48.9%)
Females: 5,090  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 46714.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,747 (it was $37,416 in 2000)
Bluffton:$41,747
IN:$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,636 (it was $19,118 in 2000)

Bluffton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $95,560 (it was $73,200 in 2000)

Bluffton:$95,560
IN:$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $140,306; Detached houses: $145,045; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,770; In 2-unit structures: $128,815; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,251; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,107; Mobile homes: $54,901

Median gross rent in 2015: $577.

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Hide US histogram Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bluffton: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), American (20.7%), English (7.1%), Irish (4.8%), European (3.9%), Swiss (3.9%).

Current Local Time:EST time zone

Elevation: 828 feet

Land area: 6.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,508 people per square mile (low).

Bluffton,IN real estate house value index trend

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  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

91 residents are foreign born

This city:0.9%
Indiana:4.8%

According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Bluffton, Indiana as of February 10, 2017.


The ratio of number of residents in Bluffton to the number of sex offenders is 396 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $436 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $478 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (23.7 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (151.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vera Cruz, IN (2.4 miles) , Poneto, IN (2.5 miles ), Uniondale, IN (2.7 miles ), Ossian, IN (3.1 miles ), Markle, IN (3.3 miles ), Monroe, IN (3.5 miles ), Berne, IN (3.6 miles ), Zanesville, IN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 85.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,031 (+31.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,524 (57.3%)

Area code: 260

Bluffton household income distribution Bluffton home values distribution
Crime rates in Bluffton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00010001105111
per 100,000 0.00.00.010.50.00.00.010.710.80.050.310.010.010.0
Robberies 820122221102000
per 100,000 83.420.70.0125.521.021.021.210.710.80.020.10.00.00.0
Assaults 12002210104101
per 100,000 10.420.70.00.021.021.010.60.010.80.040.210.00.010.0
Burglaries 3331343532292958397160634549
per 100,000 344.1320.9355.4366.1336.5304.5306.9621.5419.7775.1603.1632.5451.9490.7
Theft 157174172158164159172220196314407344294285
per 100,000 1,637.11,801.21,797.71,652.71,724.71,669.61,820.52,357.22,109.13,427.94,091.33,453.82,952.12,854.3
Auto thefts 3363430741991010
per 100,000 31.331.162.731.442.131.50.075.043.010.990.590.4100.4100.2
Arson 000000000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.6) 117.3105.6100.2140.3106.4101.1102.8155.6131.2192.2267.4199.7165.8166.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bluffton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:2.01
Indiana average:1.88

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Bluffton, Indiana accommodation & food services, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in September 2015:

Population change in the 1990s: +205 (+2.2%).Most common industries in 2015 (%) Males Females

  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2015 (%) Males Females

  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Bluffton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bluffton, Indiana average temperatures Bluffton, Indiana average precipitation Bluffton, Indiana humidity Bluffton, Indiana wind speed Bluffton, Indiana snowfall Bluffton, Indiana sunshine Bluffton, Indiana clear and cloudy days

Bluffton-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Bluffton city center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Bluffton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from the city center


On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from Bluffton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 254.2 miles away from Bluffton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 217.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW) The number of natural disasters in Wells County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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Birthplace of: Adam Ballinger - Basketball player, Robert Tonner - Fashion designer, Everett Scott - Baseball player, Charlie Brown (baseball) - Baseball player, Howard Marsh - Tenor, Shawn Williams (grappler) - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Spencer Harris - College basketball player (Tenn. Martin Skyhawks).

Main business address for: FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC(MOTORS & GENERATORS).

  • BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER(Proprietary, provides emergency services, 303 S MAIN ST)
  • WELLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL(1100 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY(720 E DUSTMAN RD)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF BLUFFTON(1509 N MAIN ST)
  • COOPER COMMUNITY CARE CENTERS INC(1509 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT BLUFFTON(1001 SOUTH CLARK AVENUE)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MEADOWVALE(1529 W LANCASTER ST)
  • MEADOWVALE CARE CENTER(1529 WEST LANCASTER STREET)
  • WEST HAVEN HEALTH CARE(1001 SOUTH CLARK AVENUE)
  • WOODLANDS AT RIVER TERRACE ESTATES(400 CAYLOR BLVD)
  • FMC - WELLS COUNTY(1100 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Bluffton, IN

See details about Airports and heliports located in Bluffton, IN Local government website: www.ci.bluffton.in.us/homepage.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluffton:

  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 24 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 25 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Taylor University (about 26 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 27 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 30 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Ball State University (about 40 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 51 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)

Public high school in Bluffton:

  • BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 469, Location: 1 TIGER TRL, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Bluffton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bluffton:

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Library in Bluffton:

  • WELLS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY(Operating income: $1,575,713; Location: 200 WEST WASHINGTON STREET; 104,349 books; 4,429 e-books; 8,917 audio materials; 9,192 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 316 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location:Bluffton Fire Department(A) . Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Bluffton:FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC(A) . Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bluffton:Calvary Church(A) . Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries:Fair View Cemetery(1) , Old Bluffton Cemetery(2) . Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bluffton include:Jefferson Park(1) , Washington Park(2) , 4-H Park(3) . Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction:Sentimental Journey (Tours & Charters; 2334 South 350 East).

Hotels:Budget Inn (1090 North Main Street), Bluffton Inn & Suites (608 North Main Street), Washington Street Inn (220 East Washington Street).

Wells County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.3. This is about average.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.444. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.0%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.6% for Black residents, 43.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.9% for other race residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bluffton, IN

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Bluffton in 2010:

  • 157 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 104 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
236 people in nursing homes in 2000
84 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

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Banks with branches in Bluffton (2011 data):

  • MarkleBank: Bluffton Branch at 1405 Baker Place, branch established on 1987/07/07; Bluffton Branch at 1717 South Harrison Plaza, branch established on 1995/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.9 mil, Deposits: $275.7 mil, headquarters in Markle, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Alliance Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bluffton Branch at 304 West Market Street, branch established on 1929/03/29; Bluffton Central Drive-Up at 903 North Main Street, branch established on 1975/09/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0

    mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

  • Ossian State Bank: Bluffton Branch at 111 East Oak Forest Drive, branch established on 1998/10/26. Info updated 2008/01/14: Bank assets: $84.3 mil, Deposits: $73.2 mil, headquarters in Ossian, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ossian Financial Services, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Bluffton Wal-Mart Branch at 2100 North Main Street, branch established on 2007/06/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bluffton Branch at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1933/01/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 1st Source Bank: Bluffton Branch at 124 South Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • First Bank of Berne: Bluffton Branch at 404 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/11/02. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $434.5 mil, Deposits: $319.2 mil, headquarters in Berne, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Berne Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:9.6
Indiana average:10.9

Bluffton travel time to work - commute Bluffton mode of transportation to work chart

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ReligionAdherentsCongregationsEvangelical Protestant8,18830Mainline Protestant3,25220Catholic2191Other61None15,971- Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level dataNumber of grocery stores: 4
Wells County :1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana :1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county :0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State :0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Wells County :3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State :3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here :4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State :6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county :9.2%
Indiana :9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wells County :29.7%
Indiana :29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county :10.3%
State :14.3%
Healthy diet rate:
Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:45.0%
Indiana:44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:28.9
Indiana:28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bluffton:20.7%
State:21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Average hours sleeping at night:
Overweight people:
General health condition:
This city:55.4%
Indiana:55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Bluffton:76.8%
Indiana:78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bluffton, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$9,824$29,4720$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,159$48,9540$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,980$53,8800$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$70,771$42,4630$0
Police - Other 10$33,314$39,9770$0
Firefighters 7$24,741$42,41331$4,209
Streets and Highways 7$22,136$37,9470$0
Health 3$8,770$35,0800$0
Sewerage 13$38,470$35,5110$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,632$34,8964$2,188
Water Supply 9$29,663$39,5510$0
Electric Power 14$42,002$36,0020$0
Other and Unallocable 9$24,471$32,6281$968
Totals for Government 104$332,933$38,41536$7,365

Bluffton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $314,000 ($31.50)
    Health - Other: $168,000 ($16.85)
    Regular Highways: $122,000 ($12.24)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,275,000 ($1131.01)
    Sewerage: $2,309,000 ($231.62)
    General - Other: $1,789,000 ($179.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,278,000 ($128.20)
    Police Protection: $1,115,000 ($111.85)
    Regular Highways: $642,000 ($64.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $570,000 ($57.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $491,000 ($49.25)
    Central Staff Services: $143,000 ($14.34)
    Health - Other: $113,000 ($11.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000 ($9.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $257,000 ($25.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $66,000 ($6.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $176,000 ($17.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $129,000 ($12.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $89,000 ($8.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($7.52)
    Health - Other: $64,000 ($6.42)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($5.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,169,000 ($418.20)

Bluffton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,578,000 ($258.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($6.52)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $850,000 ($85.26)
    All Other: $269,000 ($26.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $417,000 ($41.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $147,000 ($14.75)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($11.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $93,000 ($9.33)
    Rents: $20,000 ($2.01)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,191,000 ($1122.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,238,000 ($124.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,003,000 ($100.61)
    Highways: $336,000 ($33.70)
    All Other: $109,000 ($10.93)
  • Tax - Property: $1,982,000 ($198.82)
    Individual Income: $309,000 ($31.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($3.41)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.10)

Bluffton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,110,000 ($512.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,765,000 ($477.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000 ($34.61)

Bluffton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,000 ($7.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,484,000 ($851.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $796,000 ($79.85)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:4.86%
Indiana average:5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:

5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:5.34%
Indiana average:5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:

Strongest AM radio stations in Bluffton:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bluffton:

  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCYT (91.1 FM; LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, IN; Owner: SOUTHWEST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bluffton:

  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
Bluffton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bluffton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7 Number of bridges
  • 41m135ft Total length
  • 47,941 Total average daily traffic
  • 2,783 Total average daily truck traffic
  • 71,871 Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

OUABACHE STATE PARK MAIN SUPPLY (Population served: 608, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OUBACHE STATE PARK YOUTH TENT (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SHADY HAVEN RESORT (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SIX MILE CHURCH (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bluffton that have no violations reported:

  • BLUFFTON UTILITIES WATER DEPT (Population served: 9,400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROME CITY SUBWAY (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Incident types - Bluffton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bluffton, IN Most common first names in Bluffton, IN among deceased individuals NameCountLived (average) Mary13781.3 years Robert9672.5 years William9177.8 years John8776.2 years Charles6976.2 years James5971.4 years Helen4982.7 years Harold4674.8 years George4378.8 years Martha4182.2 years Most common last names in Bluffton, IN among deceased individuals Last nameCountLived (average) Miller5877.7 years Gerber5581.4 years Smith3682.3 years Steffen3678.7 years Meyer3583.8 years Johnson3179.4 years Moser3076.0 years Baumgartner3074.3 years Huffman2976.9 years Williams2878.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Bluffton, IN NameCountNameCount AT&T1Lane Furniture1 Ace Hardware1Lowe's1 Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1 Arby's1McDonald's1 AutoZone1Nike3 Burger King1Pizza Hut1 CVS1Quiznos1 Chevrolet1RadioShack1 Dairy Queen1Subway2 Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1 FedEx2U-Haul1 Ford1UPS1 H&R Block1Walgreens1 Hardee's1Walmart1 Holiday Inn1Wendy's1 KFC1YMCA1 Kroger1 Browse common businesses in Bluffton, IN
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 19 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city. Top Patent Applicants

Top Patent Applicants

  • Bryce A. Isch (14)
  • Chris Allen Honegger (9)
  • Bryce Alan Isch (3)
  • Nelson Broman (2)
  • Philip W. Johnson (2)
  • James W. Klopfenstein, Ii (2)
  • Scott E. Stayton (1)
  • Larry D. Talbott (1)
  • Phillip T. Stoller (1)
  • Jonathan Isch (1)

Total of 43 patent applications in 2008-2017.


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