Blue Rapids, Kansas Population 2021

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Blue Rapids is a city located in Marshall County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 957, it is the 199th largest city in Kansas and the 10495th largest city in the United States . Blue Rapids is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -6.08% 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 482 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Rapids is $58,808 with a poverty rate of 14.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $80,900. The median age in Blue Rapids is 36.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Blue Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 93.26%
  • Two or more races: 6.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • 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 957 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16393.26%
Two or More Races786.26%
Black or African American60.48%
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Blue Rapids Population by Race

Blue Rapids Population Pyramid $2021

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Blue Rapids Median Age

36.2


Total

37.2


Male

34.1


Female

Blue Rapids Adults

There are 934 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Blue Rapids.

Blue Rapids Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Rapids Sex Ratio

Female

627

50.28%

Male

620

49.72%

Blue Rapids Population by Age

Blue Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blue Rapids Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family77.5%22.5%
Female75.6%24.4%
Male29.6%70.4%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blue Rapids Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4422.7479.4
Married2143.5187.9
Non Family1601.1677.5
Female414.275.6
Male273.729.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Blue Rapids Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade141.98%
9th to 12th Grade324.53%
High School Graduate34248.44%
Some College14019.83%
Associates Degree12217.28%
Bachelors Degree385.38%
Graduate Degree182.55%
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Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White69464850
Black66
2+ Races666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Blue Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,436$35,781$18,333
Less Than 9th Grade$61,125$61,125$
High School Graduate$19,554$30,673$15,060
Some College$31,875$41,023$25,000
Bachelors Degree$33,542$50,000$31,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,436

Average Earnings

$35,781

Average Male

$18,333

Average Female

Blue Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Rapids Language by Age

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Blue Rapids Language

98.39% of Blue Rapids residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Blue Rapids Language

Blue Rapids Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,12614012.43%
Multiple783342.31%

14.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.24%

Male Poverty Rate

14.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Rapids is Multiple, with 42.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Rapids is White, with 12.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.84%.

Blue Rapids Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.05%
High School12.22%
Some College7.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Blue Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.45%
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed16.73%
Male Employed1.01%

Blue Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Rapids Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,167$58,808
Families$61,471$71,479
Married Families$72,250-
Non Families$26,875$29,094
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Income by Household Type

Blue Rapids Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Rapids Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Blue Rapids Marital Status

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112

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
Korea25
Second Gulf War12
World War II10
First Gulf War10

Blue Rapids Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+56
65 to 7430
35 to 5413
18 to 349
55 to 644

Blue Rapids Veterans by Age

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Blue Rapids Veterans by Race

Blue Rapids Veterans by Education

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15.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Rapids Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Rapids Employment by Age

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Blue Rapids Employment by Race

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Blue Rapids Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.72%

Born in Blue Rapids

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Blue Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 66.72% 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.

Blue Rapids Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021957-2-0.21%
2020959-2-0.21%
2019961-2-0.21%
201896320.21%
2017961-9-0.93%
2016970-8-0.82%
2015978-17-1.71%
2014995-4-0.40%
2013999-5-0.50%
20121,00440.40%
20111,000-18-1.77%
20101,0180.00%

Blue Rapids Population by Year