Blue Mound, KS Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Blue Mound Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Blue Mound Content

Also See: Blue Mound, KS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Blue Mound, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Mound had a population of 296 as of July 1, 2019. Blue Mound ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Mound is located at latitude 38.09 and longitude -95.0064 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Mound encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Blue Mound (GNIS ID: 2394204) 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 Blue Mound is located within Township of Blue Mound, a minor civil division (MCD) of Linn County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Mound: Babcock, Blue Mounds.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Blue Mound 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Blue Mound (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Kansas Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Kansas Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Blue Mound, KS - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Kansas Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Blue Mound, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blue Mound, KS Housing Affordability Index is 198
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Blue Mound, KS Wealth Index is 87
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for cities, Counties, ZIP Codes and even neighborhoods (Census Blocks) when you search by a specific Kansas address.

See our:

  1. New 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  2. References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.

POPULATION

Total Population 296
Population in Households 296
Population in Familes 249
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 465
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,896
Average Household Income $68,749
Per Capita Income $28,736
Wealth Index3 87

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $145,313
Housing Affordability Index2 198
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.8% 0.6%
Households 0.94% 0.65%
Families 1.36% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Blue Mound, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Mound to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 366 46th
Population Density # 490 27th
Diversity Index # 521 23rd
Median Household Income # 225 67th
Per Capita Income # 218 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kansas July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement