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Population in 2012: 53,014 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 

Males: 25,611  (48.3%)
Females: 27,403  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  34.7 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64014, 64015, 64029, 64057, 64064, 64086.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,800 (it was $55,402 in 2000)
Blue Springs:

$62,800
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,495

Blue Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,833 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Blue Springs:

$140,833
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $168,854; Detached houses: $170,752; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,327; In 2-unit structures: $118,366; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,515; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $6,867; Mobile homes: $97,258

Median gross rent in 2012: $901.

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  • White alone - 45,621 (87.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,414 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,765 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,504 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 800 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 297 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blue Springs: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (14.1%), English (9.9%), United States (7.3%), Italian (3.0%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 972 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,914 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Blue Springs:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blue Springs city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1,119 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.4% Europe, 0.2% Latin America).

This city:  2.1%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Blue Springs, Missouri as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blue Springs to the number of sex offenders is 1,060 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,365 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,450 (1.6%)

Blue Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (8.3 miles , pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (15.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (398.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Tapawingo, MO (1.4 miles ), Grain Valley, MO (1.9 miles ), Lake Lotawana, MO (2.5 miles ), Oak Grove, MO (2.8 miles ), Independence, MO (2.9 miles ), Unity Village, MO (2.9 miles) , Lee's Summit, MO (2.9 miles ), Buckner, MO (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 295 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 277 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 1999: 354 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 306 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2001: 307 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2002: 223 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2003: 147 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2004: 201 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2005: 148 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2006: 84 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2007: 131 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $119,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 94.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,844 (-20.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,623 (25.1%)

Area code: 816

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Property values in Blue Springs, MO


 

Crime rates in Blue Springs by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 101001010014
per 100,000 2.10.02.00.00.01.90.01.80.00.01.97.6
Rapes 131318201311121719161212
per 100,000 26.926.736.240.126.120.621.930.433.628.522.722.7
Robberies 443028162221313432253220
per 100,000 91.061.556.332.144.139.356.760.856.644.560.637.8
Assaults 415640374165377468587192
per 100,000 84.8114.980.474.282.2121.567.6132.3120.2103.2134.6174.1
Burglaries 279268337311293242275378352268246260
per 100,000 576.7549.8677.7624.1587.6452.4502.6676.1622.3476.6466.2492.0
Thefts 1,6901,4591,5941,5641,5891,3771,3231,3941,2231,2721,1531,378
per 100,000 3493.52993.13205.43138.53186.92574.52417.92493.22162.02262.32185.12607.5
Auto thefts 126146147147140135167161164161121129
per 100,000 260.5299.5295.6295.0280.8252.4305.2287.9289.9286.3229.3244.1
Arson 711811412773325
per 100,000 14.522.616.122.18.022.412.812.55.35.33.89.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 291.6263.8285.6268.6260.2227.3220.1261.3238.1219.1221.3256.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blue Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 117 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Missouri average:

2.42

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Blue Springs, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,430 (+18.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Blue Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Blue Springs city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.6 miles away from Blue Springs center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 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 64.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Blue Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue Springs topographic map

Birthplace of: Bryan Pratt - Politician, John Ott (fighter) - Martial artist, Ladell Betts - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Aug 27, 1979).


Hospitals/medical centers in Blue Springs:

  • BLUE SPRINGS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 205 NW R D MIZE RD #205)
  • CARONDELET HOSPICE (Hospital, 206 MOCK)
  • ST MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 201 NW R D MIZE RD)
  • SHANGRI-LA REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 930 NE DUNCAN ROAD)
  • ST MARYS MANOR (Nursing Home, 111 MOCK AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Blue Springs, MO

Airports and heliports located in Blue Springs:


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Amtrak stations near Blue Springs:

  • 10 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.blue-springs.mo.us

College/University in Blue Springs:

  • House of Heavilin Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 159; Location: 2000 SW State Route 7; Private, for-profit; Website: kc-hair.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Springs:

  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 13 miles; Lees Summit, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 17 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 22 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 26 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 27 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Grantham University (about 27 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 34 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)

Public high schools in Blue Springs:

Private high schools in Blue Springs:

  • PLAZA HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 208; Location: 1500 SW CLARK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MARILLAC (Students: 78; Location: 5000 NW VALLEY VIEW RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Blue Springs:

Private elementary/middle schools in Blue Springs:

  • ST JOHN LALANDE SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 801 NW R D MIZE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RAINBOW CENTER FOR COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS (Students: 59; Location: 900 NW WOODS CHAPEL RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • TIMOTHY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 205 NW 16TH ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE OF BLUE SPRINGS (Students: 54; Location: 950 SW 37TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI DAY SCHOOL OF BLUE SPRINGS (Students: 53; Location: 1505 NW MOCK AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CREATIVE WORLD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 19701 SW EAST US HIGHWAY 40; Grades: KG - 3)
See full list of schools located in Blue Springs, School District: BLUE SPRINGS R-IV


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Notable locations in Blue Springs: Jackson Square (A), Parker Center (B), Stop Shop Center (C), Central Jackson County Fire Protection District Headquarters Station 3 (D), Central Jackson County Fire Protection District Station 1 (E), Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Kansas City Regional Field Fire Office Blue Springs (F), Central Jackson County Fire Protection District Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mall at Fall Creek Shopping Center (1), White Oak Plaza Shopping Center (2), Interstate Seventy Shopping Center (3), Jackson Grove Shopping Center (4), Haymarket Shopping Center (5), Kings Ridge Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Blue Springs: Chapel Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Blue Springs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Tapawingo (A), Christiansen Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Blue Springs: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Blue Springs Historical Society & Museum (101 Southwest 15th Street) (1), Lunar Bowl (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2001 Northwest Highway 7) (2), Family Golf Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1501 Northeast 40 Highway) (3), Dell's Honda (Tours & Charters; 3105 Southwest US40 Highway Westbo) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Kansas City-Blue Springs (900 Northwest South Outer Road) (1), Days Inn and Suites (3120 Northwest Jefferson Street) (2), Econo Lodge Blue Springs (1110 North 7 Highway) (3), Ks City/Blue Springs Super 8 Motel (1501 NW North Ridge Dr Ofc I-70) (4), Interstate Inn (3400 Northwest Jefferson Street) (5), Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City East (1500 Northeast Coronado) (6), Days Inn and Suites Kansas (3120 Northwest Jefferson Street) (7), Motel 6 (901 Northwest Jefferson Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Blue Springs-City - Court Clerk-Municipal Court (1100 Southwest Smith Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.91. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.91
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blue Springs that have no violations reported:

  • BLUE SPRINGS (Population served: 50000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.2% for American Indian residents, 44.1% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blue Springs, MO

People in group quarters in Blue Springs in 2010:

  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Blue Springs in 2000:

  • 206 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Blue Springs compared to Missouri state average:

Blue Springs, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Blue Springs (2011 data):

  • UMB Bank, National Association: Blue Springs Branch at 3500 South Outer Road, branch established on 1974/04/29; 7 Highway Branch at 301 Nw State Route 7, branch established on 1977/11/21. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Blue Springs Instore Branch at 1305 North 7th Highway, branch established on 1992/12/05; Blue Springs South Branch at 1104 Sw St Hwy 7, branch established on 1995/10/02. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Co.: Parkwood Branch at 606 Sw Parkwood Drive, branch established on 2001/07/16; Blue Springs North Branch at 621 Duncan Road, branch established on 2002/03/04. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $469.9 mil, Deposits: $424.5 mil, headquarters in Independence, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Blue Ridge Bancshares, Inc.
  • Metcalf Bank: Blue Springs North at 1505 N 7 Hwy, branch established on 1976/07/28; Bank Of Jacomo Branch at 909 South 7 Highway, branch established on 1970/05/26. Info updated 2010/10/05: Bank assets: $1,124.6 mil, Deposits: $891.8 mil, headquarters in Lees Summit, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancompany
  • Commerce Bank: Blue Springs Banking Center Branch at 503 N Hwy 7, branch established on 1991/02/20; Blue Springs 40 Hwy Branch at 613 West 40 Highway, branch established on 1991/07/11. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Blue Springs Branch at 701 West Main Street, branch established on 1985/09/11; Blue Springs North Branch at 1500 Nw State Route 7, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Blue Springs Branch at 1100 N.W. Outer Road, branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Adams Dairy Bank: at 651 Ne Coronado Drive, branch established on 2008/01/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $55.3 mil, Deposits: $43.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of the West: Blue Springs at 3121 South 7 Hwy, branch established on 1989/05/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blue Springs, Missouri:

  • Motel 6 0384, 901 W Jefferson St, Blue Springs, MO 64015 , Phone: (816) 228-9133, Fax: (816) 228-1619
  • Quality Inn, 701 NW S Outer Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015 , Phone: (816) 220-7400, Fax: (816) 220-7474
  • Days Inn, 451 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, MO 64014 , Phone: (816) 224-1199, Fax: (816) 224-1183
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1110 N Mo 7, Blue Springs, MO 64014 , Phone: (816) 229-6363, Fax: (816) 228-7299
  • Days Inn & Suites, 3120 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, MO 64015 , Phone: (816) 224-1122
  • Comfort Inn, 1501 NW Northridge Dr, Blue Springs, MO 64015 , Phone: (816) 224-2899, Fax: (816) 224-2008
  • Hampton Inn, 900 NW S Outer Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015 , Phone: (816) 220-3844, Fax: (816) 220-3461
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 3402 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, MO 64015 , Phone: (816) 988-9980, Fax: (816) 988-9981
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blue Springs, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blue Springs travel time to work - commute


Blue Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blue Springs city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.23%
Here51.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents30.2%22.5%8.3%6.2%4.6%
Congregations7.5%17.2%10.0%4.7%5.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Community Church of ChristLutheran ChurchJewishOther
Adherents3.4%3.2%2.6%2.1%16.8%
Congregations5.8%7.4%3.0%0.5%38.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
Jackson County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Jackson County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 185
Here:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 460
Here:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

9.1%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 25$83,432$40,0472$3,538
Other Government Administration 25$121,967$58,5448$9,578
Judicial and Legal 7$17,787$30,4922$1,129
Police Protection - Officers 75$340,808$54,5291$1,386
Police - Other 31$96,805$37,4731$1,207
Streets and Highways 28$107,877$46,2331$2,732
Health 3$8,473$33,8920$0
Sewerage 10$35,716$42,8590$0
Parks and Recreation 32$94,261$35,34813$10,809
Water Supply 14$43,605$37,3760$0
Other and Unallocable 4$19,200$57,6001$1,634
Totals for Government 254$969,931$45,82429$32,013

Blue Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,477,000 ($84.45)
    Water Utilities: $480,000 ($9.05)
    Sewerage: $320,000 ($6.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($1.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,780,000 ($146.75)
    Water Utilities: $5,394,000 ($101.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,543,000 ($85.69)
    Sewerage: $4,125,000 ($77.81)
    Regular Highways: $2,864,000 ($54.02)
    Health - Other: $1,894,000 ($35.73)
    General - Other: $1,220,000 ($23.01)
    Financial Administration: $1,060,000 ($19.99)
    Central Staff Services: $1,003,000 ($18.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $550,000 ($10.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $501,000 ($9.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $487,000 ($9.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,329,000 ($81.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,252,000 ($23.62)
    Sewerage: $528,000 ($9.96)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($1.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,344,000 ($195.12)

Blue Springs government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,556,000 ($104.80)
    All Other: $4,061,000 ($76.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,385,000 ($26.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,461,000 ($27.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,383,000 ($176.99)
    Interest Earnings: $3,660,000 ($69.04)
    Special Assessments: $1,233,000 ($23.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $722,000 ($13.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $138,000 ($2.60)
    Sale of Property: $124,000 ($2.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,745,000 ($127.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,669,000 ($50.35)
    Highways: $2,191,000 ($41.33)
    Water Utilities: $1,148,000 ($21.65)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,737,000 ($164.81)
    Property: $4,293,000 ($80.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,607,000 ($49.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,014,000 ($19.13)
    Other License: $760,000 ($14.34)

Blue Springs government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $43,400,000 ($818.65)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $43,400,000 ($818.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,440,000 ($423.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,972,000 ($395.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,268,000 ($212.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,800,000 ($184.86)

Blue Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,846,000 ($91.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,184,000 ($286.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,881,000 ($846.59)

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Missouri average:

7.87%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.10%
Missouri average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, KS  1.04% ($48,155 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.61% ($32,704)
from Cass County, MO  0.43% ($32,756)


6.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Missouri average:

7.66%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KS  1.17% ($53,380 average AGI)
to Clay County, MO  0.83% ($35,705)
to Cass County, MO  0.58% ($45,970)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue Springs:

  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue Springs:

  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAYX (92.5 FM; RICHMOND, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBG (90.9 FM; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Blue Springs:

  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Blue Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total average daily traffic: 526,741
Total average daily truck traffic: 100,047

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blue Springs, MO



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED297$128,065159$126,109899$142,74347$55,3962$1,401,49565$99,7231$80,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$137,29710$108,50583$146,0535$38,4120$05$140,4541$25,020
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$126,99824$144,808266$156,22738$22,4130$09$95,9560$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$139,42227$250,828239$146,3366$63,5350$07$97,0770$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$118,5101$199,87046$143,7331$20,1900$01$63,8000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.01 , 0141.04, 0141.05, 0141.07, 0141.08, 0148.02, 0149.04, 0149.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$149,53538$157,5270$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$160,88719$155,3951$203,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$164,3305$124,5740$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$122,6386$153,5001$64,610
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$200,8702$188,0002$85,650

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.01 , 0141.04, 0141.05, 0141.07, 0141.08, 0148.02, 0149.04, 0149.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 209
  • Hazardous Condition: 153
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Blue Springs


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blue Springs, MO

Most common first names in Blue Springs, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16278.8 years
William13473.0 years
John12772.7 years
Robert11471.8 years
James11270.9 years
Charles9275.4 years
Dorothy7578.7 years
Helen6881.0 years
George5777.1 years
Betty5272.9 years
Most common last names in Blue Springs, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7073.5 years
Brown4676.5 years
Johnson4279.2 years
Miller3875.1 years
Martin3272.8 years
Williams3176.6 years
Wilson2975.4 years
Jones2881.5 years
Davis2873.6 years
White2874.6 years
Businesses in Blue Springs, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware2Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Blockbuster2Olive Garden1
Burger King1Panda Express1
CVS2Panera Bread1
Chipotle1Papa John's Pizza1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In4
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx7Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway5
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile3
Gap1Taco Bell3
Goodwill2Target1
H&R Block3U-Haul3
Hobby Lobby1UPS14
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless3
Jimmy John's1Waffle House1
KFC2Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in Blue Springs, MO

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Total of 126 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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