Blue Springs, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 54,945 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 
Males: 26,894  (48.9%)
Females: 28,051  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

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

Blue Springs Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,127 (it was $55,402 in 2000)
Blue Springs:

$74,127
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,306 (it was $23,444 in 2000)

Blue Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $181,353 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Blue Springs:

$181,353
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,321; detached houses: $175,441; townhouses or other attached units: $107,218; in 2-unit structures: $101,678; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $44,179; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,433; mobile homes: $174,121

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,000.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blue Springs: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.1% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blue Springs, MO (2017)
    • 44,68981.5%White alone
    • 4,0317.4%Black alone
    • 2,4864.5%Hispanic
    • 2,0123.7%Two or more races
    • 1,1162.0%Asian alone
    • 1490.3%Other race alone
    • 1360.2%American Indian alone
    • 300.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Blue Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 58 registered sex offenders living in Blue Springs, Missouri as of February 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Springs is 936 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Blue Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.6)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.5)
4
(7.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(26.1)
11
(20.6)
12
(21.9)
17
(30.4)
19
(33.6)
16
(28.5)
12
(22.7)
12
(22.7)
31
(58.3)
17
(31.8)
18
(33.5)
23
(42.2)
17
(31.1)
29
(52.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(44.1)
21
(39.3)
31
(56.7)
34
(60.8)
32
(56.6)
25
(44.5)
32
(60.6)
20
(37.8)
19
(35.8)
21
(39.3)
20
(37.2)
18
(33.1)
11
(20.1)
17
(30.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(82.2)
65
(121.5)
37
(67.6)
74
(132.3)
68
(120.2)
58
(103.2)
71
(134.6)
92
(174.1)
82
(154.3)
44
(82.3)
21
(39.0)
39
(71.6)
89
(162.6)
84
(152.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
293
(587.6)
242
(452.4)
275
(502.6)
378
(676.1)
352
(622.3)
268
(476.6)
246
(466.2)
260
(492.0)
197
(370.8)
224
(419.2)
203
(377.4)
182
(334.3)
157
(286.9)
148
(267.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,589
(3,187)
1,377
(2,574)
1,323
(2,418)
1,394
(2,493)
1,223
(2,162)
1,272
(2,262)
1,153
(2,185)
1,378
(2,607)
1,132
(2,131)
1,032
(1,931)
1,234
(2,294)
1,206
(2,215)
1,320
(2,412)
1,296
(2,345)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(280.8)
135
(252.4)
167
(305.2)
161
(287.9)
164
(289.9)
161
(286.3)
121
(229.3)
129
(244.1)
128
(240.9)
116
(217.1)
100
(185.9)
112
(205.7)
123
(224.8)
155
(280.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(8.0)
12
(22.4)
7
(12.8)
7
(12.5)
3
(5.3)
3
(5.3)
2
(3.8)
5
(9.5)
4
(7.5)
1
(1.9)
3
(5.6)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)241.6211.1204.4242.7221.1203.5205.5237.7222.5185.1178.8190.2208.9231.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Blue Springs, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 141 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: German (18.6%), American (14.5%), Irish (9.3%), English (7.8%), European (2.4%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 972 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 3,020 people per square mile   (average).

Blue Springs, Missouri map

1,890 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,540 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,478 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 94.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,651 (-21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,479 (23.1%)

Area code: 816

Distribution of median household income in Blue Springs, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blue Springs, MO in 2017

Property values in Blue Springs, MO

Blue Springs satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 81 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2014: 121 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2015: 156 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2016: 172 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2017: 173 buildings, average cost: $118,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Blue Springs, MO residents
Average permit cost in Blue Springs, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Blue Springs, MO
Historical housing units in Blue Springs, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +7,430 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in Blue Springs, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Blue Springs, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in Blue Springs, Missouri

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Blue Springs, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.271. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.770. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.770
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.54
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Blue Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 88% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 288.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 296.6 miles away from Blue Springs center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from Blue Springs center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 344.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from Blue Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blue Springs:

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

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.

College/University in Blue Springs:

  • House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs (Full-time enrollment: 127; Location: 2000 SW State Route 7; Private, for-profit; Website: kc-hair.com)

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

  • Rockhurst University (about 16 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 17 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 18 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 23 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Park University (about 25 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 26 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Grantham University (about 27 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)

Public high schools in Blue Springs:

Private high schools in Blue Springs:

  • PLAZA HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 225, Location: 1500 SW CLARK RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • RAINBOW CENTER FOR COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS (Students: 45, Location: 900 NW WOODS CHAPEL RD, Grades: UG-12)
  • MARILLAC (Students: 32, Location: 5000 NW VALLEY VIEW RD, Grades: 2-10)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Blue Springs:

Private elementary/middle schools in Blue Springs:

  • ST JOHN LALANDE SCHOOL (Students: 315, Location: 801 NW R D MIZE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TIMOTHY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 301 SW WYATT RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • CREATIVE WORLD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 19701 SW EAST US HIGHWAY 40, Grades: KG-1)
See full list of schools located in Blue Springs

Points of interest:

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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

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

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blue Springs and their reported violations in the past:

BENDER CREEK APARTMENTS (Serves TX, Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
OKLATERRE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Blue Springs:

Marital status in Blue Springs, MO
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blue Springs:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blue Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant154,390404
Catholic69,44152
Mainline Protestant61,299159
Other34,880110
Black Protestant34,72284
Orthodox1,2353
None318,191-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
Here:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Jackson County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

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

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

14.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blue Springs:

45.7%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blue Springs:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blue Springs:

34.8%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
State:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Blue Springs:

79.5%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blue Springs, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 100$637,034$76,4442$2,430
Police - Other 34$140,607$49,6262$1,387
Parks and Recreation 24$128,672$64,33614$17,078
Streets and Highways 24$133,621$66,8110$0
Financial Administration 23$106,292$55,4571$1,268
Water Supply 18$76,129$50,7531$2,556
Sewerage 15$76,926$61,5410$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 13$92,689$85,5591$913
Other Government Administration 8$51,348$77,0229$12,451
Other and Unallocable 6$24,488$48,9761$238
Judicial and Legal 3$15,616$62,4644$6,790
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 268$1,483,422$66,42235$45,111

Blue Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $11,821,000 ($215.14)
    Sewerage: $5,967,000 ($108.60)
    Water Utilities: $913,000 ($16.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $179,000 ($3.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,407,000 ($244.01)
    Water Utilities: $7,516,000 ($136.79)
    Sewerage: $5,447,000 ($99.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,282,000 ($96.13)
    Regular Highways: $2,778,000 ($50.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,533,000 ($46.10)
    Health - Other: $2,496,000 ($45.43)
    Central Staff Services: $2,486,000 ($45.25)
    Financial Administration: $1,066,000 ($19.40)
    General Public Buildings: $877,000 ($15.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $764,000 ($13.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $659,000 ($11.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $553,000 ($10.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,354,000 ($61.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,411,000 ($225.88)

Blue Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,335,000 ($133.50)
    Other: $5,349,000 ($97.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,649,000 ($30.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $745,000 ($13.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,450,000 ($26.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $878,000 ($15.98)
    Donations From Private Sources: $87,000 ($1.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,677,000 ($139.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,186,000 ($57.99)
    Sewerage: $369,000 ($6.72)
    Other: $78,000 ($1.42)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,857,000 ($288.60)
    Property: $6,565,000 ($119.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,856,000 ($106.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,290,000 ($59.88)
    Other License: $624,000 ($11.36)
    Other: $475,000 ($8.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $404,000 ($7.35)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $162,000 ($2.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000 ($2.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $69,000 ($1.26)

Blue Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,840,000 ($1707.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,903,000 ($1654.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,937,000 ($53.45)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,300,000 ($23.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,300,000 ($23.66)

Blue Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,719,000 ($1196.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,733,000 ($49.74)

6.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnson County, KS  1.15% ($58,976 average AGI)
from Clay County, MO  0.68% ($43,300)
from Cass County, MO  0.40% ($42,924)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, KS  1.17% ($71,814 average AGI)
to Clay County, MO  0.81% ($44,314)
to Cass County, MO  0.47% ($56,433)
Businesses in Blue Springs, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's4
AutoZone1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity1
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS2Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Cricket Wireless1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut3
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In4
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx7Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway5
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell3
Gap1Target1
Goodwill2U-Haul3
H&R Block3UPS14
Hilton1Verizon Wireless3
Hobby Lobby1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens2
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Kohl's1YMCA1
La Quinta1

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
See more detailed statistics of Blue Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 318ft / 96.9mTotal length
  • $1,019,000Total costs
  • 810,006Total average daily traffic
  • 151,042Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Blue Springs, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 131960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
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 in Blue Springs, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Blue Springs, MO - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 209
  • Hazardous Condition: 153
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 4
Fire incident types in Blue Springs, MO

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

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

  • Quality Inn, 701 NW S Outer Rd, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015 , Phone: (816) 220-7400, Fax: (816) 220-7474
  • Days Inn, 451 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, Missouri 64014 , Phone: (816) 224-1199, Fax: (816) 224-1183
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1110 N Mo 7, Blue Springs, Missouri 64014 , Phone: (816) 229-6363, Fax: (816) 228-7299
  • Quality Inn & Suites - Blue Springs, 3120 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, Missouri 64105 , Phone: (816) 224-1122, Fax: (816) 228-1958
  • Comfort Inn, 1501 NW Northridge Dr, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015 , Phone: (816) 224-2899, Fax: (816) 224-2008
  • Hampton Inn, 900 NW S Outer Rd, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015 , Phone: (816) 220-3844, Fax: (816) 220-3461
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 3402 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015 , Phone: (816) 988-9980, Fax: (816) 988-9981
  • Drury Inn & Suites Kansas City Independence, 20300 E 42nd St S, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015 , Phone: (816) 795-9393
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blue Springs, Missouri
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blue Springs, MO
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blue Springs, MO
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Blue Springs compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Blue Springs on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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