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 Blue Springs City Guide

2012

BLUE SPRINGS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Blue Springs School District Administration Center, 1801 NW Vesper, at 8:00 AM Pat Meyer Insurance Dale's Automotive Collision Repair Center Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce St Mary's Medical Center America's Community Bank Spring Oak Property Management Billups, Snyder & Associates Ponzer Youngquist PA Net Solutions, Inc The Historic Soda Fountain/ Flower Shop Incite International, Inc Stewart Title of Kansas City Cosentino Price Chopper North Rainbow Center John Hardy State Farm Insurance City of Blue Springs Special Events Tyree, Eskew & Roberts First American Title Co

The Village Gardens Blue Springs Economic Development Corporation CPROS, Inc Patrick Goldsworthy, DC PC Blue Springs R-IV School District Central Jackson Co Fire Protection Dist Metcalf Bank Zarda Bar-B-Q Zuvers Real Estate Fullerton & Co, LLC, CPA's Adams Pointe Conference Center Blue Springs Historical Society McCamm Management Co dba McDonalds Kennedy's Custom Jewelers, Inc M.A.C. Corporation Cosentino Price Chopper South The Examiner Print Graphics Christine's Salon at 7 & Main

Guests always welcome. For more information contact Ken Billups Jr at (816) 229-4100

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DEMOGRAPHICS Population 60,000

Blue Springs growth 2010 52,575

55,000

2000 48,483

50,000 45,000

1990 40,153

40,000 35,000 1980 25,936

30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000

1960 1950 2,555 5,000 1,068 1,000

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u Blue Springs by the numbers u Population (as of 2010): 52,575 u Males: 25,519 u Females: 27,056 u Median Age: 34.7 years u Under 5 years: 3,795 u 18 years and older: 37,892 u 65 years and older: 4,940 u Average household size: 2.63 u Median household income: $70,101 u Per capita income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars): $28,309 u Median home sale price: $120,371 u Races: white – 90.5 percent, African American – 7.6 percent, Hispanic – 5 percent, Asian – 1.9 percent. u High school graduate or higher (age 25 years or older): 93.5 percent u Bachelor’s degree or higher (age 25 years and older): 29 percent u Veterans (population 18 years and older): 4,420 u In labor force (population 16 years and older): 31,018

u White-collar jobs: 76.77 percent u Blue-collar jobs: 72.23 percent u Mean travel time to work: 25.95 minutes u Households: 19,471 u Households with children: ,7,864 u Households without children: 11,602 u Annual precipitation: 43.14” u Sales tax: 7.95 percent (1% city general tax, 0.5% city transportation tax, 0.5% city public safety tax, 0.5% Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, 0.5% Jackson County general tax, 0.375% county tax for stadiums, 0.25% county anti-drug tax, 0.125% Kansas City Zoo tax, 3% state general tax, 1% state tax for Proposition C, 0.125% state tax for conservation, 0.1% state tax for soil conservation, – Information from 2010 U.S. Census; 2006-10 American Community Survey; americantowns.com; tax figures from city of Blue Springs

Blue Springs City Guide 2012  

2012 Guide to Blue Springs, Missouri

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