Blue Rapids is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 997 people and just one neighborhood, Blue Rapids is the 192nd largest community in Kansas. Blue Rapids has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Blue Rapids is a blue-collar town, with 41.07% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Blue Rapids is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Rapids who work in sales jobs (11.01%), office and administrative support (10.12%) and healthcare suport services (5.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Blue Rapids’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blue Rapids is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Blue Rapids is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.69 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.