For population 25 years and over in Blue Rapids:
For population 15 years and over in Blue Rapids city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $806 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (68.3 miles , pop. 122,377).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (78.0 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (476.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Waterville, KS (2.2 miles ), Marysville, KS (3.4 miles ), Barnes, KS (3.4 miles) , Frankfort, KS (3.6 miles ), Greenleaf, KS (4.2 miles ), Olsburg, KS (4.2 miles) , Beattie, KS (4.2 miles ), Randolph, KS (4.3 miles) .
Latitude: 39.68 N, Longitude: 96.66 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 785
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-3.5%).
Work and jobs in Blue Rapids: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blue Rapids, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blue Rapids-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Blue Rapids city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/11/2008, a category F4 tornado 38.3 miles away from the city center caused $66 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blue Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Blue Rapids center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Blue Rapids:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Blue Rapids and their reported violations in the past:BLUE RAPIDS, CITY OF (Population served: 1048, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.4%
(31.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
Blue Rapids compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Blue Rapids (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blue Rapids (based on Marshall County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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Blue Rapids government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,410 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,300 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Blue Rapids fatal accident list:
Jan 17, 1988 06:05 PM, 77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 11, 1988 07:11 PM, 77, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $24,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 328
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,189
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blue Rapids)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blue Rapids)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.