The City of Blue Rapids had a population of 934 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Blue Rapids is located at latitude 39.6819 and longitude -96.6597 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Rapids encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,155 feet.
The City of Blue Rapids (GNIS ID: 2394205) 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.
|Total Population||934 (100%)|
|Population in Households||899 (96.3%)|
|Population in Families||721 (77.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||35 ( 3.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$48,234|
|Average Household Income||$56,061|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,730|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||435 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||312 (71.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||70 (16.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||53 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,798|
|Average Home Value||$100,801|
|Housing Affordability Index3||303|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.15%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.78%|
The table below compares Blue Rapids to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 214||68th|
|Population Density||# 489||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 431||36th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 494||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 575||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 485||28th|
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