Bluff City, TN Population

Population: 1,559. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,602 (+2.8% change)
Males: 743 (47.7%), Females: 816 (52.3%)

Sullivan County

Zip code: 37618

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $31,587
Median house value: $71,900

Races in Bluff City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.9%), German (10.9%), Irish (10.4%), English (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Dutch (1.8%).

Elevation: 1429 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bluff City

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bluff City city

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +235 (+17.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bluff City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bluff City:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 9 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 73 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 80 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bluff City:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluff City:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 61 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)

Schools

Public high school in Bluff City:

  • SULLIVAN EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,000; Location: 4180 WEAVER PK; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bluff City:

  • BLUFF CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 532; Location: 282 MAPLE DR,POBX 280; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BLUFF CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 337 CARTER ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

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