Bluffton, SC Population

Population: 1,275. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,341 (+83.6% change)
Males: 619 (48.5%), Females: 656 (51.5%)

Beaufort County

Zip code: 29910

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $43,281
Median house value: $155,900

Races in Bluffton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.5%)
  • Black (32.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (15.0%), Irish (10.9%), German (10.8%), English (10.0%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (2.4%).

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 34.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bluffton

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bluffton town

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

5.4% Foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +513 (+67.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bluffton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bluffton:

Other public-use airports nearest to Bluffton:

  • RIDGELAND (about 20 miles; RIDGELAND, SC; Abbreviation: 3J1)
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 22 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Abbreviation: SAV)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY (about 23 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; Abbreviation: 73J)
Amtrak station near Bluffton:

  • 20 miles: SAVANNAH (2611 SEABOARD COAST LINE DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluffton:

  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 21 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 77 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 78 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)

Schools

Public high school in Bluffton:

  • BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 12 H.E. MCCRACKEN CIRCLE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bluffton:

  • MICHAEL C. RILEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 681; Location: 200 BURNT CHURCH RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLUFFTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 586; Location: 160 H E MCCRACKEN CIRCLE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 1657 OKATIE HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – 05)

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