Bluford Jefferson County, Illinois

Bluford: Village in the United States

About

Bluford is a village located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 688 and a population density of 471 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 660 inhabitants.

Bluford Quick Facts

Population : 660 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Plate code : 618
Area : 1.46 km2
Altitude : 1,722 feet / 525 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:22:31 (4th October 2022)
Postal code : 62814
Density : 452 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.24% (2010-2020)

Geography

Bluford is located at 38°19'51"N 88°43'33"W (38.3308800, -88.7258900).

Bluford map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bluford decreased by 4.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 688 - census
2011 689 0.15% estimation process
2012 688 -0.15% estimation process
2013 684 -0.58% estimation process
2014 682 -0.29% estimation process
2015 679 -0.44% estimation process
2016 679 0% estimation process
2017 676 -0.44% estimation process
2018 667 -1.35% estimation process
2019 669 0.3% estimation process
2020 660 -1.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 31,221
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 29,592
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 29,505
April 1, 2010 Population : 29,603
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 27.4%
Female persons, % : 52.8%
White only, percent : 67.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.0%
Asians alone % : 4.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 47.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 36.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,438
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 19.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.9%

Bluford zip code is 62814. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 17081

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $234,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,480
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $522
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,010
2015-2019 Households : 10,991
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.72
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 41,263
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 106,855
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 72,861
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 176,702
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,830
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,274
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,884
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,077
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,202
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 704
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 953
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,074
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 245
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,755
2010 population per square mile : 1,281.6
2010 land area in square miles : 23.10

Schools in Bluford

College & universities near Bluford, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148256 Rend Lake College Ina (IL) 62846

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bluford, IL

Code Name Address Type
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL

Post offices near Bluford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bluford Post Office Bluford (IL) 62814

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Shields 36,451 Township in Lake County, Illinois
Mount Vernon 14,511 City located near the center of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States
Spring Garden 3,208 Township in Jefferson County, Illinois
Ina 2,279 Village in Jefferson County, United States
Woodlawn 670 Community in the city of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Stratton 432 Township in Edgar County, Illinois
Dix 428 City in Illinois, United States of America
Waltonville 422 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Bonnie 380 Village in Illinois
Belle Rive 347 Village Jefferson County, Illinois, United States
Harmony 263 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Nason 228 City in Jefferson County, Illinois