Zip Code 45817 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBluffton
Zip Code StateOhio
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Allen
Secondary County: Hancock
Area Code419 / 567
Current Population:6736
Racial Majority:White 94.91%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$54960
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69910
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time17.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range751 - 899 ft.
Area66 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.87639200, -83.88781200

Zip Code 45817 Description

Zip Code 45817 is located in the state of Ohio in the Lima metro area. Zip code 45817 is primarily located in Allen County. Portions of 45817 are also located in Hancock County. The official US Postal Service name for 45817 is BLUFFTON, Ohio. Portions of zip code 45817 are contained within or border the city limits of Bluffton, OH, Beaverdam, OH, . Zip code 45817 is within area code 567 and area code 419. 45817 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Ohio.

The current unemployment level in 45817 is 4.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 45817 increased to 6736 from 6503 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 45817 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 45817 public schools is White. 25.6% of students in 45817 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6363 94.91% 6446 -1%
 Black Or African American 84 1.25% 74 +14%
 Hispanic 144 2.15% 99 +45%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 43 0.64% 40 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.04% 62 +13%

Zip Code 45817 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.2%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 45817 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population67366503
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households2386
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$54960
Income Under $50K Per Year43.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.30%
45817 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Ohio District 4Jim JordanRepublican
Ohio District 5Bob LattaRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Ohio Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$155333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$112683
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 55a - Clayey High Lime Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 45817 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16192838495862605342332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364759718084817563493659
Avg Precip (In.)2.141.912.683.333.724.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lima, OH
CBSA Type45817
CBSA Population105209
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours