Blue Springs, Missouri Population 2020

56,014

Blue Springs is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 56,014, it is the 11th largest city in Missouri and the 695th largest city in the United States. Blue Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,575 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Blue Springs has a population density of 2,499 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Springs is $85,233 with a poverty rate of 7.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $952 per month, and the median house value is $158,500. The median age in Blue Springs is 35.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Blue Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 84.84%
  • Black or African American: 7.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Other race: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Blue Springs, Missouri is 56,014, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,104.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 52,575.

Blue Springs, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,12884.84%
Black or African American4,1787.68%
Two or More Races2,0453.76%
Asian1,0751.98%
Some Other Race6971.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native2180.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.05%

Blue Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Blue Springs Median Age

35.2


Total

33.9


Male

36.2


Female

Blue Springs Adults

There are 38,826 adults, (7,169 of whom are seniors) in Blue Springs.

Blue Springs Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Springs Sex Ratio

Female

28,039

51.57%

Male

26,331

48.43%

Blue Springs Households and Families

Blue Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blue Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All71.2%28.8%
Male59.3%40.7%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female49.5%50.5%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,5562.7771.2
Married10,8693.2984.6
Non Family4,9661.2555.8
Female2,5173.2249.5
Male1,2043.3359.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blue Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3140.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,5534.41%
High School Graduate8,94725.43%
Some College9,27126.35%
Associates Degree3,1298.89%
Bachelors Degree8,17623.24%
Graduate Degree3,79610.79%

Blue Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,89928,34010,394
Black2,2862,187595
Hispanic1,4511,319255
Asian886809499
Multiple Races497497169
Other Race20120151
Native American18218294
Islander2929

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 56.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,679$52,158$34,963
Less Than High School$23,045$$23,083
High School Grad$36,738$44,688$23,804
Some College$40,484$50,048$31,621
Bachelors Degree$49,001$65,625$40,993
Graduate Degree$58,165$69,567$54,073

$42,679

Average Earnings

$52,158

Average Male

$34,963

Average Female

Blue Springs Language

Blue Springs Language by Age

Blue Springs Language

94.75% of Blue Springs residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Blue Springs Poverty

Blue Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,6133,1267.17%
Black4,08864415.75%
Multiple2,04538518.83%
Hispanic2,9791645.51%
Other697273.87%
Asian1,075171.58%

7.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

8.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Springs is Multiple, with 18.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Springs is Asian, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.72%
Some College7.05%
High School5.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.42%
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Employed5.22%
Male Employed2.09%

Blue Springs Income

Blue Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,481$85,233
Families$80,943$93,763
Married Families$91,295-
Non Families$40,478$56,026

Blue Springs Marital Status

Blue Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Springs Married by Age and Sex

Blue Springs 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 55-64.

Blue Springs Marital Status by Race

Blue Springs Veterans

3,748

Number of Veterans

3,452

Male Veterans

296

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,488
First Gulf War880
Second Gulf War832
Korea202
World War II121
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,46510.21%
Black2057.73%
Hispanic1589.30%
Other4913.76%
Asian293.22%

$Blue Springs Veterans by Education

7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Springs Employment Status

70.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Springs 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

65.87%

Born in Missouri

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.63% of Blue Springs residents were born in the United States, with 65.87% having been born in Missouri. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202056,0144550.82%
201955,5594550.83%
201855,1042520.46%
201754,8524550.84%
201654,3973810.71%
201554,0165270.99%
201453,4893150.59%
201353,1741710.32%
201253,0032260.43%
201152,777940.18%
201052,6834,6030.92%
200048,0807,9271.82%
199040,15314,2174.47%
198025,93619,15714.36%
19706,7794,22410.25%
19602,5551,7555.98%
19408000.00%