Living in Blue Springs, MO

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Blue Springs SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Blue Springs, MO Crime Report

1,733
Total Crimes
3,135.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.07%
Above National Average

Blue Springs, MO Cost Of Living

96
Blue Springs's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Blue Springs, Missouri Info Snack

Blue Springs is a city located in the U.S. State of Missouri and within Jackson County. Blue Springs is located 19 miles (31 km) east of downtown Kansas City, Missouri and is the eighth largest city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United States Census[update] the population was 52,575, tying it for 10th largest city in the state of Missouri with St. Peters. In 2010, CNN/Money Magazine ranked Blue Springs 49th on its list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States.
Population
54,370
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
7.9%
Median Home
$158,500
Median Income
$71,481
Median Rent
$952

Blue Springs, MO Photos

Rankings for Blue Springs in Missouri

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1

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2

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Population 3,580

3

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4

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Population 20,743

5

Liberty, MO
Population 30,928

6

Greenwood, MO
Population 6,092

7

Pleasant Hill, MO
Population 8,418

8

Odessa, MO
Population 5,189

9

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Population 13,715

10

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Population 23,348

Map Of Blue Springs, MO

Population over time in Blue Springs

Year Population % Change
2017 54,370 0.6%
2016 54,036 0.7%
2015 53,641 0.5%
2014 53,364 0.6%
2013 53,053 0.5%
2012 52,776 0.7%
2011 52,401 0.9%
2010 51,951 0.9%
2009 51,508 -
Crime/100k Blue Springs MO USA
Violent Crime 242.4 502.1 368.9
Murder 7.2 9.9 5.0
Robbery 30.8 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 152.0 359.8 246.8
Property Crime 2892.7 2647.1 2199.5
Burglary 267.7 444.9 376.0
Larceny 2344.6 1878.8 1594.6
Car Theft 280.4 323.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Blue Springs

White
80.7% (43,899)
African American
7.5% (4,070)
American Indian
0.3% (187)
Asian
1.9% (1,053)
Hawaiian
0.1% (29)
Other
0.5% (247)
Two Or More
3.5% (1,889)
Hispanic
5.5% (2,996)
Race Blue Springs MO USA
White 80.7% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 7.5% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.5% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Blue Springs, Missouri

Less than $10,000
2.9% (156,248)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.0% (110,096)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (369,491)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (394,513)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (724,803)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (1,080,393)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.3% (938,046)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.7% (1,072,331)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.1% (385,338)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (205,736)
Income Blue Springs MO USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 6.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.0% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 10.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 10.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.3% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.7% 13.0% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.1% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Blue Springs

Female
51.6% (28,039)
Male
48.4% (26,331)
Gender Blue Springs MO USA
Female 51.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Blue Springs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,087)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,174)
High School / GED
25.0% (13,592)
Some College
26.0% (14,136)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,893)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (12,505)
Master's Degree
8.0% (4,349)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,087)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (543)
Education Blue Springs MO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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