Demographics

People

Total Population975
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens23%
Employed Population 16+418
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married57.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,185

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,214
% Above Poverty Level88.2%
% Below Poverty Level11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.4%
Median Gross Rent$548
Median House Value$69,400

Ancestry

German31.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.6%
Irish13.5%
Czech9.2%
English8.8%
Swedish8.6%
Italian1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Norwegian0.5%
Polish0.4%
Russian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Greek0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Canadian0.3%
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Blue Rapids Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marshall County
Standard Zip Codes66411
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.67
Approximate Longitude-96.65

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)

StationMARYSVILLE
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip32.7 inches
StationCENTRALIA
Distance29 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip35.2 inches
StationTUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance30 miles
Jan Temp14 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip32 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barnes157$45,536
Frankfort678$58,250
Greenleaf424$52,500
Marysville3,288$59,769
Olsburg214$51,667
Waterville745$55,139

Blue Rapids Public Libraries

Blue Rapids Public Library
14 PUBLIC SQUARE
Blue Rapids, Kansas
(785) 363-7709

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Blue Rapids Public Schools

Valley Heights Elem
508 Chestnut
ZIP: 66411
(785) 363-7693
Primary
Total Enrollment 134
Valley Heights Jr/sr High
2274 6th Road
ZIP: 66411
(785) 363-2508
High
Total Enrollment 161
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