Blue Grass, Iowa

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Blue Grass, Iowa

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High Points

Blue Grass strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Blue Grass People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Blue Grass Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Blue Grass Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Blue Grass, Iowa

Comparing Blue Grass to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 7
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Blue Grass Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Scott
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 52726
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.508
Longitude -90.765

Blue Grass Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ROCK ISLAND L&D 15
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Blue Grass Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,169 100%
Male 571 48.8%
Female 598 51.2%
Under 18 293 25.1%
18+ 876 74.9%
65+ 113 9.7%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,139 97.4%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 11 0.9%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.8%

Estimated Blue Grass Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,285
Growth 116
Growth % 9.9%

Blue Grass Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 48.8%
Irish 13.6%
US/American 9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
English 5.4%
Swedish 5.1%
Italian 1.9%
Norwegian 1.7%
Dutch 1.1%
Belgian 1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Polish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blue Grass 1,169 $55,208
Buffalo 1,321 $49,808
Davenport 98,359 $45,944
Durant 1,677 $51,667
Maysville 163 $54,750
Stockton 182 $28,438
Walcott 1,528 $52,625
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