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ZIP Code 45817

Primary City:Bluffton, OH (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:02am)
Coordinates:40.9, -83.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 45817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 45817. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 45817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 45817, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Bluffton, OH

Stats and Demographics for the 45817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 45817 is located in west Ohio and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 45817 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 45817 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,736
Population Density 104 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,524
Median Home Value $140,200
Land Area 64.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,386
Median Household Income $60,224

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16020321932436714414616019022324722416710877817895
Female189178207315359131164177213220251204167129113131137238
Total349381426639726275310337403443498428334237190212215333

Gender

 Male 3,213 48%
 Female 3,523 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,501 96.5%
 Black Or African American 74 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 40 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 42 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 66 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner917631544339720819479
Renter49998479533860103
Total58275399522450246254182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,450 61%
 Single Guardian 219 9%
 Singles 636 27%
 Singles With Roommate 81 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,646 69%
 Households with Kids 740 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male382338374534464137435034474540435964118119
Female383843323442363234413931425448453567120134
Total7661816979768273718489658999888894131238253

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 45817 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 45817 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 45817 real estate data, the median home value of $140,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 45817. Rentals in 45817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 45817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,844 87%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 191 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 701 10%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,202 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 619 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 565 22%
 Households Vacant 138 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 17 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 158 29%
 2 Bedroom 146 27%
 3+ Bedroom 227 42%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $60,224 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 45817 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 45817 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,172 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,542 28%
 No Earnings 1,739 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,172 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,542 28%
 No Earnings 1,739 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,734 85.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 223 6.9%
 Worked at Home 241 7.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 45817 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 63 3%
 High School Graduate 1,247 58%
 Associate's degree 84 4%
 Bachelor's degree 375 18%
 Master's degree 228 11%
 Professional school degree 49 2%
 Doctorate degree 88 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,117 90.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 45817

ZIP Code 45817 is in the Bluffton Exempted Village School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 45817.

Bluffton Middle School
116 South Jackson St
Bluffton, OH 45817
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bluffton Exempted Village School District
Bluffton Elementary School
102 South Jackson St
Bluffton, OH 45817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bluffton Exempted Village School District
Bluffton High School
106 West College Ave
Bluffton, OH 45817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bluffton Exempted Village School District

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