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Bluff City, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Bluff City had a population of 63 as of July 1, 2016. Bluff City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bluff City is located at latitude 37.076 and longitude -97.8749 in Harper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bluff City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The City of Bluff City (GNIS ID: 2394208) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bluff City is located within Township 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harper County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bluff City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bluff City: Bluff, Bluff Creek.

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Bluff City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 63
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 52
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 42 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $111,364


Median Household Income $54,432
Average Household Income $62,663
Per Capita Income $27,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.64%
Households -0.56% -0.72%
Families 6.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bluff City, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bluff City to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 615 8th
Population Density1 # 630 6th
Diversity Index2 # 388 42nd
Median Household Income # 166 75th
Per Capita Income # 170 75th

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