Blue Springs is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 54,945 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.
Blue Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Blue Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Springs who work in office and administrative support (13.92%), sales jobs (11.81%), and management occupations (9.53%).
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 population of Blue Springs is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.15% of adults in Blue Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Blue Springs in 2010 was $31,398, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,592 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Blue Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.