Blue Springs, Missouri

Blue Springs: The most populous city in Jackson County, Missouri. It is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Blue Springs is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Blue Springs Family Aquatic Center and the Blue Springs Historical Society.

About

Blue Springs is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 52,575 and a population density of 905 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 56,547 inhabitants.

The city was created 144 years ago in 1879.

Blue Springs is a city located in the U.S. state of Missouri within Jackson County. Blue Springs is located 19 miles east of downtown Kansas City and is the 9th largest city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. 

It is home to Prairie Village, one of the largest shopping malls in the Midwest. The city also has its own airport, which serves as an alternate airport for Kansas City International Airport. The city's population was 55,415 at the 2010 census, making it the sixth-largest city in Missouri and one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

The city was established in 1838 and named after a spring found on the property of William Harkness. Originally a small town on the Santa Fe Trail, Blue Springs grew after being connected to Kansas City by a railroad line in 1869. In 1948 it was linked to both Independence and Kansas City by an Interstate highway.

Blue Springs locator map
Location of Blue Springs on Missouri map.

Quick Facts about Blue Springs

Population : 56,547 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 64015
Phone Area Codes : 816
Area : 58.09 km2
Altitude : 974 feet / 297 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1880 (144 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:21:49 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 973 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.02% (2010-2020)
Jackson County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Blue Springs Highlighted image
Jackson County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Blue Springs Highlighted
Jackson County Missouri Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Blue Springs Highlighted image

Geography

Blue Springs is located at 39°1'1"N 94°16'54"W (39.0169500, -94.2816100).

Blue Springs map

Demographics

The population of Blue Springs increased by 7.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,575 - census
2011 52,754 0.34% estimation process
2012 52,977 0.42% estimation process
2013 53,149 0.32% estimation process
2014 53,462 0.59% estimation process
2015 53,998 0.99% estimation process
2016 54,387 0.72% estimation process
2017 54,861 0.86% estimation process
2018 55,126 0.48% estimation process
2019 55,829 1.26% estimation process
2020 56,547 1.27% estimation process

Blue Springs zip code is 64014. County name: Jackson, County fips: 29095

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People born in Blue Springs (12)

People born in Blue Springs, including zoologist Ernest P. Walker, politician Bryan Pratt, martial artist John Ott, .

List

  • Austin Lyon (American actor) he was born in 30/06/1989
  • Jeff Mittie (American basketball coach) he was born in 24/06/1966
  • Dominique Bradley (American amateur wrestler) he was born in 10/03/1989
  • Logan Stutz (American basketball player (1988-)) he was born in 27/05/1988
  • Deiondre' Hall (American football cornerback) he was born in 31/05/1994
  • Justin Pitts (basketball player) he was born in 26/10/1994
  • Mia Swanegan (American volleyball player) she was born in 18/01/1996
  • Darrius Shepherd (American football wide receiver) he was born in 01/11/1995
  • Kirk Myers (Kirk Myers is a personal trainer and fitness instructor of celebrities) he was born in 03/03/1979

Schools in Blue Springs

College & universities near Blue Springs, MO

Code Name City ZIP
176716 House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs Blue Springs (MO) 64014
247700 National American University-Independence Independence (MO) 64057-1791
177603 Summit Salon Academy Kansas City Independence (MO) 64055
441496 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Kansas City Kansas City (MO) 64129
177302 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Kansas City (MO) 64137-1659

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Blue Springs, MO

Code Name Address Type
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
WAR Warrensburg 100 South Holden St. RAIL
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL

Post offices near Blue Springs

Post Office Name City ZIP
Blue Spring Post Office Blue Springs (MO) 64014
Grain Valley Post Office Grain Valley (MO) 64029
R B R Post Office Lees Summit (MO) 64064
Harry S Truman Post Office Independence (MO) 64055
Oak Grov Post Office Oak Grove (MO) 64075

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Jackson County , MO. (more)

City Name Population Title
Kansas City 495,327 The third most populous city in Missouri and the center of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Independence 116,774 A city in Jackson County, Missouri.
East Independence 110,675 A census-designated place in Jackson County, Missouri.
Lee's Summit 101,467 The most populous city in Jackson County, Missouri.
Raytown 28,816 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Grandview 24,711 City in Washington, United States
Grain Valley 14,827 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Oak Grove 8,437 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Greenwood 5,881 Town in Jackson County, Florida in the United States
Sugar Creek 3,235 City in Missouri
Buckner 3,010 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Marlborough 2,142 Village in St.
Lake Lotawana 2,131 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Lone Jack 1,378 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Lake Tapawingo 719 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Adams 690 Town in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Blue Springs distances to largest Missouri cities