Blue Springs, Missouri Population 2023

60,412

Blue Springs is a city located in Jackson County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 60,412, it is the 10th largest city in Missouri and the 716th largest city in the United States.Blue Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,603 in 2020. Spanning over 22 miles, Blue Springs has a population density of 2,695 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Springs is $89,854 with a poverty rate of 6.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue Springs is 35.8 years, 34.4 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Blue Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 85.28%
  • Black or African American: 7.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Springs, Missouri is 60,412 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 58,603.

Blue Springs, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blue Springs Population by Race

Blue Springs Population Pyramid 2023

Blue Springs Median Age

35.8

Total

34.4

Male

38.2

Female

Blue Springs Adults

There are 39,753 adults, (7,210 of whom are seniors) in Blue Springs.

Blue Springs Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Springs Sex Ratio

Female28,73751.86%
Male26,67848.14%

Blue Springs Population by Age

Blue Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.15

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blue Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.23%.

Blue Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$46,011

Average Earnings

$54,085

Average Male

$38,544

Average Female

Blue Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue Springs Language

95.36% of Blue Springs residents speak only English, while 4.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Blue Springs Language

Blue Springs Poverty by Race

rate

6.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.46%

Male Poverty Rate

5.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Springs is Multiple, with 8.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Springs is Asian, with 2.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.31%.

Blue Springs Poverty

Blue Springs Poverty Rate by Education

Blue Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blue Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Blue Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,719

Number of Veterans

3,235

Male Veterans

484

Female Veterans

Blue Springs Veterans by War

Blue Springs Veterans by Age

count

Blue Springs Veterans by Race

Blue Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Springs 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

61.88%

Born in Blue Springs

92.04%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.04% of Blue Springs residents were born in the United States, with 61.88% having been born in Missouri. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blue Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Blue Springs Population by Year