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The City of Bluff City had a population of 61 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Bluff City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 61
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 28
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 61
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 113
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,893
Average Household Income $73,279
Per Capita Income $30,891


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (32.5%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $110,000


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.87% -0.66%
Households -0.98% -0.75%
Families 5.37% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

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, 2017 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 # 621 8th
Population Density # 629 6th
Diversity Index # 482 29th
Median Household Income # 125 82nd
Per Capita Income # 101 85th

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