|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Blue Rapids is 921. Blue Rapids, Kansas is the 10,577th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Blue Rapids was in 1990, when its population was 1,131. In 1990, Blue Rapids was the 9,245th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,577th largest city in the US. Blue Rapids is currently 18.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Blue Rapids has shrunk 15.1% since the year 2000. Blue Rapids, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10572||East Mountain, Texas||922||56.2%|
|10573||Hankinson, North Dakota||922||-12.5%|
|10574||Hill City, South Dakota||922||17.7%|
|10576||Arlington, South Dakota||921||-7.2%|
|10577||Blue Rapids, Kansas||921||-15.1%|
|10583||Calico Rock, Arkansas||919||-7.6%|
The total voting age population of Blue Rapids, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 934. The voting age population is 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.2% of the residents of Blue Rapids are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blue Rapids are 93.3% White, 6.3% Two or more races and 0.5% Black.
In Blue Rapids, 14.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.3%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in Blue Rapids.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.6% of Blue Rapids residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.5% of Blue Rapids residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blue Rapids residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blue Rapids is 11.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blue Rapids, 8.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Blue Rapids is $49,167.
In Blue Rapids, 79.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.6% of housing units in Blue Rapids.
Of all the housing units in Blue Rapids, 45.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Blue Rapids, 6.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blue Rapids is $599.
In Blue Rapids, 80.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.