Blue Rapids, Kansas Population 2020

947

Blue Rapids is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 947, it is the 202nd largest city in Kansas and the 10551st largest city in the United States. Blue Rapids is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -7.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,019 in 2010. Blue Rapids reached it's highest population of 1,018 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Blue Rapids has a population density of 477 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Rapids is $61,075 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $67,200. The median age in Blue Rapids is 38.6 years, 40.1 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Blue Rapids Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blue Rapids was:

  • White: 97.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Rapids, Kansas is 947, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 963.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,019.

Blue Rapids, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,05397.41%
Two or More Races282.59%

Blue Rapids Population Pyramid 2020

Blue Rapids Median Age

38.6


Total

40.1


Male

38.1


Female

Blue Rapids Adults

There are 818 adults, (230 of whom are seniors) in Blue Rapids.

Blue Rapids Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Rapids Sex Ratio

Female

542

50.14%

Male

539

49.86%

Blue Rapids Households and Families

Blue Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blue Rapids Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All81.7%18.3%
Female72%28%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male58.8%41.2%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3772.7781.7
Married2273.3593
Non Family1081.2463.9
Female254.0472
Male172.8258.8

3.29

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blue Rapids Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.32%
9th to 12th Grade294.37%
High School Graduate32549.02%
Some College13920.97%
Associates Degree9213.88%
Bachelors Degree375.58%
Graduate Degree192.87%

Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,917$38,906$19,091
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,429$35,667$15,568
Some College$33,500$42,375$26,250
Bachelors Degree$53,125$$34,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,917

Average Earnings

$38,906

Average Male

$19,091

Average Female

Blue Rapids Language

Blue Rapids Language by Age

Blue Rapids Language

98.28% of Blue Rapids residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Blue Rapids Poverty

Blue Rapids Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,01610510.33%
Multiple281967.86%

11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Rapids is Multiple, with 67.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Rapids is White, with 10.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.08%
High School11.60%
Some College4.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.27%
Female Employed14.55%
Male Employed1.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Blue Rapids Income

Blue Rapids Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,329$61,075
Families$64,609$72,110
Married Families$69,479-
Non Families$21,806$29,538

Blue Rapids Marital Status

Blue Rapids Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Rapids Married by Age and Sex

Blue Rapids Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blue Rapids Marital Status by Race

Blue Rapids Veterans

102

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea27
Vietnam26
World War II8
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War3
Age Group Veterans
75+55
65 to 7429
35 to 5410
55 to 648
18 to 34

$Blue Rapids Veterans by Education

8.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Rapids Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Rapids Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.84%

Born in Kansas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Blue Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 74.84% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020947-8-0.84%
2019955-8-0.83%
201896310.10%
2017962-8-0.82%
2016970-7-0.72%
2015977-18-1.81%
2014995-2-0.20%
2013997-7-0.70%
20121,00450.50%
2011999-19-1.87%
20101,0180.00%