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People

Total Population 282
Male Share of the Population 56.4%
Female Share of the Population 43.6%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 93
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 35.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,844
% Above Poverty Level 76.3%
% Below Poverty Level 23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.8%
Median Gross Rent $943
Median House Value $70,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.1%
US/American 0%
English 17%
Irish 6.4%

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

Blue Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles S of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 38828
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.401
Longitude -88.872

Blue Springs 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 TUPELO RGNL AP
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station VERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches
Station PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Blue Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Alpine (38828)

Branyan (38828)

Center (38828)

Cherrycreek (38828)

Endville (38828)

Fairfield (38828)

Jug Fork (38828)

Mound City (38828)

New Harmony (38828)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ecru 1,379 $62,865
Guntown 2,412 $64,010
New Albany 8,466 $50,361
Pontotoc 5,808 $54,306
Saltillo 4,958 $76,090
Sherman 784 $37,031

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

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Blue Springs High Schools

EAST UNION ATTENDANCE CENTER
1548 ST HWY 9 SOUTH
662-534-6920
A Title I School.
Serves 849 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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