Blue Rapids employment information

IndexBlue RapidsKansasNational
Income per capita$17,130$27,367$28,555
Median household income$34,167$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,393$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,792$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$39,028$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$22,292$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate1.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.3%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Blue Rapids is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blue Rapids is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Rapids is 73% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blue Rapids is 69% higher than the national average.

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Blue Rapids median earnings by income bracket

Blue Rapids employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector44.1%4.0%
Financial & insurance services4.3%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services5.6%26.3%
Public administration1.9%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%5.1%
Education, health & social services6.8%38.9%

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Frankfort, KS649$43,46219%
Marysville, KS3,301$43,29219%
Blue Rapids, KS1,025$34,16736%

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Rib Lake, WI1,025$32,91738%
Ship Bottom, NJ1,025$71,75034%
Kinmundy, IL1,025$32,08340%
Vicksburg, AZ1,025$36,48832%
Midway, AR1,025$27,39649%
Blue Rapids, KS1,025$34,16736%
Source: The Blue Rapids, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.