Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas

Blue Rapids: City in Marshall County, Kansas, United States of America

About

Blue Rapids is a city located in the county of Marshall in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,019 and a population density of 507 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 960 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Quick Facts about Blue Rapids

Population : 960 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Marshall County
Postal code : 66411
Phone Area Codes : 785
Area : 2.01 km2
Altitude : 1,148 feet / 350 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:16:37 (5th December 2022)
Density : 478 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.15% (2010-2020)
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Location of Blue Rapids on Kansas map.
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Geography

Blue Rapids is located at 39°40'55"N 96°39'35"W (39.6819400, -96.6597400).

Blue Rapids map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Blue Rapids decreased by 6.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,019 - census
2011 1,000 -1.9% estimation process
2012 1,004 0.4% estimation process
2013 999 -0.5% estimation process
2014 995 -0.4% estimation process
2015 978 -1.74% estimation process
2016 970 -0.82% estimation process
2017 961 -0.94% estimation process
2018 963 0.21% estimation process
2019 961 -0.21% estimation process
2020 960 -0.1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 20,436
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 21,253
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,478
April 1, 2010 Population : 21,253
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.2%
People over 65 (%) : 18.5%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 97.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,100
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 9,258

Blue Rapids zip code is 66411. County name: Marshall, County fips: 20117

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 9,258
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $91,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $889
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $332
2015-2019 median gross rent : $677
Permits for construction, 2020 : 20
2015-2019 Households : 8,174
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 68.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,902
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 62,431
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,059,206
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 136,874
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,406
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,658
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,443
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 417
2019 total employment : 5,766
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 232,546
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -9.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,355
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,532
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 833
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 427
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 71
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,371
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 106
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,288
2010 population per square mile : 55.4
2010 land area in square miles : 383.91

People born in Blue Rapids (1)

American politician and lobbyist Henry Pomeroy Miller was born in Blue Rapids

Schools in Blue Rapids

College & universities near Blue Rapids, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155487 Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan (KS) 66503-2499

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Blue Rapids, KS

Code Name Address Type
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL

Post offices near Blue Rapids

Post Office Name City ZIP
Blue Rapid Post Office Blue Rapids (KS) 66411

Other cities in Marshall County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marshall County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Marysville 2,428 City in Kansas
Frankfort 689 City in Kansas, United States
Waterville 633 City in Marshall County, Kansas, United States of America
Home 543 Unincorporated community in Kansas, United States
Axtell 399 City in Kansas
Herkimer 208 Township in Marshall County, Kansas
Beattie 188 City in Marshall County, Kansas, United States
Saint Bridget 162 Township in Marshall County, Kansas
Summerfield 146 City in Marshall County, Kansas, US
Cottage Hill 121 Township in Marshall County, Kansas
Vermillion 101 City in Marshall County, Kansas, United States of America
Oketo 70 Township in Marshall County, Kansas