Blue Springs is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 54,148 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Blue Springs is the tenth largest community in Missouri.
Blue Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Blue Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Blue Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Blue Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blue Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Springs who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), sales jobs (10.86%), and management occupations (9.60%).
Also of interest is that Blue Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Blue Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.17% of adults in Blue Springs have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Blue Springs in 2010 was $29,029, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,116 for a family of four. However, Blue Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Blue Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Blue Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blue Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Blue Springs include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Blue Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.