For population 25 years and over in Blue Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Blue Springs city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,047 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (46.5 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (483.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wymore, NE (1.0 miles ), Barneston, NE (2.8 miles) , Odell, NE (3.1 miles ), Beatrice, NE (3.2 miles ), Liberty, NE (3.2 miles) , Virginia, NE (3.4 miles) , Filley, NE (3.5 miles) , Oketo, KS (3.5 miles) .
Latitude: 40.14 N, Longitude: 96.66 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 402
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-10.5%).
Work and jobs in Blue Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blue Springs, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blue Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/26/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Blue Springs city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blue Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 98% 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 67.9 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 84.3 miles away from Blue Springs center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gage County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Guy Chamberlin - Football player and coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near Blue Springs:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Springs:
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Public elementary/middle school in Blue Springs:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blue Springs and their reported violations in the past:BLUE SPRINGS, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 381, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 11.1% 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)
Blue Springs compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Blue Springs (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blue Springs (based on Gage County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blue Springs government finances in 2006(per resident):
6.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,753 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:
6.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,696 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 Springs fatal accident list:
Aug 24, 1993 01:35 PM, Walnut St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1987 09:08 PM, South A St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 10, 1985 08:45 PM, A St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $1,583,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,035
Total average daily truck traffic: 140
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,690
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blue Springs)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: