Blue Springs, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blue Springs, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Blue Springs had a population of 326 as of July 1, 2016. Blue Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Springs is located at latitude 40.1372 and longitude -96.6628 in Gage County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Gage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The City of Blue Springs (GNIS ID: 2394207) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Blue Springs is located within Township of Blue Springs-Wymore, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gage County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Springs: Blue Spring.

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Blue Springs, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 326
Population in Households 326
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 425
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $59,459
Average Home Value $82,212


Median Household Income $35,964
Average Household Income $45,464
Per Capita Income $20,975
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.25%
Households 0.11% -0.14%
Families -1.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Blue Springs, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Springs to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 269 54th
Population Density1 # 438 25th
Diversity Index2 # 235 60th
Median Household Income # 533 8th
Per Capita Income # 554 5th

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