Blue Rapids, Kansas Population 2024

930

Blue Rapids is a city located in Marshall County Kansas. Blue Rapids has a 2024 population of 930. Blue Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 928 in 2020.

The average household income in Blue Rapids is $85,876 with a poverty rate of 10.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue Rapids is 45.1 years, 47.1 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Blue Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 93.12%
  • Two or more races: 6.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
468.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.22% (2)
The current population of Blue Rapids, Kansas is 930 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 928.

Blue Rapids, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,00293.12%
Two or more races726.69%
Black or African American20.19%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Blue Rapids Population by Race

Blue Rapids Population Pyramid 2024

Blue Rapids Median Age

45.1

Total

47.1

Male

36.1

Female

Blue Rapids Adults

There are 886 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in Blue Rapids.

Blue Rapids Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Rapids Sex Ratio

Female55251.3%
Male52448.7%

Blue Rapids Population by Age

Blue Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4432.3482.617.4
Married2633.0486.313.7
Non Family155086.513.5
Male133.540100
Female123.0841.758.3
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue Rapids Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,781

Average Earnings

$44,881

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Blue Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Rapids Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue Rapids Language

94.56% of Blue Rapids residents speak only English, while 5.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.49% of the population.

Blue Rapids Language

Blue Rapids Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White96410410.79%
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10.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.14%

Male Poverty Rate

11.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Rapids is White, with 10.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Rapids is White, with 10.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.72%.

Blue Rapids Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.96%
Some College6.17%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Blue Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.5%
Male Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed15.92%
Male Employed3.64%
showing: 4 rows

Blue Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Rapids Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue Rapids Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Rapids Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue Rapids Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Blue Rapids Veterans by War

count

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Blue Rapids Veterans by Age

count

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Blue Rapids Veterans by Race

Blue Rapids Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Rapids Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Rapids Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Rapids Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Rapids Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.57%

Born in Blue Rapids

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Blue Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 67.57% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blue Rapids Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202993510.11%
202893410.11%
202793310.11%
202693210.11%
202593110.11%
202493010.11%
202392910.11%
202292810.11%
2021927-1-0.11%
2020928-35-3.63%
2019963-2-0.21%
201896510.1%
2017964-10-1.03%
2016974-6-0.61%
2015980-15-1.51%
2014995-4-0.4%
2013999-7-0.7%
20121,00640.4%
20111,002-16-1.57%
20101,018
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Blue Rapids Population by Year