Bluffton is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 4,202 people and just one neighborhood, Bluffton is the 297th largest community in Ohio.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bluffton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bluffton is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluffton who work in teaching (12.03%), management occupations (11.31%) and sales jobs (9.87%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Bluffton is a college town. There are a lot of students in Bluffton attending college, and as a result Bluffton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Because of many things, Bluffton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bluffton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bluffton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small village, Bluffton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.