Blue River, Wisconsin Population 2024

451

Blue River is a city located in Crawford County, Grant County, and Richland County Wisconsin. Blue River has a 2024 population of 451. Blue River is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 455 in 2020.

The average household income in Blue River is $61,194 with a poverty rate of 6.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue River is 42.6 years, 33.3 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Blue River Demographics

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

  • White: 94.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
494.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.88% (-4)
The current population of Blue River, Wisconsin is 451 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 455.

Blue River, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48094.12%
Two or more races244.71%
Black or African American61.18%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Blue River Population by Race

Blue River Population Pyramid 2024

Blue River Median Age

42.6

Total

33.3

Male

45.8

Female

Blue River Adults

There are 376 adults, (105 of whom are seniors) in Blue River.

Blue River Age Dependency

88.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue River Sex Ratio

Female25750.39%
Male25349.61%

Blue River Population by Age

Blue River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2482.0685.514.5
Married1112.6497.32.7
Non Family1081.2282.417.6
Female15313.386.7
Male142.8692.97.1

2.66

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.05%
9th to 12th Grade247.04%
High School Graduate12837.54%
Some College9527.86%
Associates Degree6619.35%
Bachelors Degree82.35%
Graduate Degree133.81%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blue River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32429320
2+ Races17171
Hispanic220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.17%.

Blue River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,591$46,964$31,458
Less Than 9th Grade$48,750$55,000$0
High School Graduate$41,806$43,929$28,750
Some College$37,875$46,875$30,417
Bachelors Degree$71,250$0$0
Graduate Degree$65,000$0$61,875

$41,591

Average Earnings

$46,964

Average Male

$31,458

Average Female

Blue River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue River Language

98.76% of Blue River residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Blue River Language

Blue River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White473296.13%
Black55100%

6.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

4%

Male Poverty Rate

9.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue River is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue River is White, with 6.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.19%.

Blue River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.9%
High School9.38%
Some College2.48%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Blue River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.26%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Blue River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,461$61,194
Families$58,000$67,506
Married Families$62,813$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,329$52,870

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blue River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Blue River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Blue River Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410
75+4
55 to 642
35 to 541
18 to 340

Blue River Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White174.75%

Blue River Veterans by Race

Blue River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Blue River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue River 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

81.18%

Born in Blue River

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Blue River residents were born in the United States, with 81.18% having been born in Wisconsin. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blue River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029446-1-0.22%
2028447-1-0.22%
2027448-1-0.22%
2026449-1-0.22%
2025450-1-0.22%
2024451-1-0.22%
2023452-1-0.22%
2022453-2-0.44%
202145500%
2020455348.08%
2019421-1-0.24%
2018422-2-0.47%
2017424-3-0.7%
2016427-1-0.23%
201542800%
2014428-5-1.15%
201343300%
2012433-4-0.92%
2011437-3-0.68%
201044000%

Blue River Population by Year