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People

Total Population 1,018
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 357
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,196
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $567
Median House Value $68,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Blue Rapids Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles NW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 66411
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.681
Longitude -96.659

Blue Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARYSVILLE
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station CENTRALIA
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station TUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barnes 104 $32,500
Frankfort 746 $52,750
Greenleaf 390 $52,857
Marysville 3,301 $58,578
Olsburg 238 $55,313

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Blue Rapids Public Libraries

Library
Blue Rapids Public Library
14 PUBLIC SQUARE P.O. BOX 246
Blue Rapids, Kansas
(785) 363-7709

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Blue Rapids High Schools

VALLEY HEIGHTS JR/SR HIGH
2274 6TH ROAD
785-363-2508
Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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