Blue Mound, KS Demographics


Population (year 2000): 277. Estimated population in July 2005: 291 (+5.1% change)
Males: 141 (50.9%), Females: 136 (49.1%)

Linn County

Zip code: 66010

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $21,364 (year 2000)
Median house value: $24,300 (year 2000)

Races in Blue Mound:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), United States (13.0%), Irish (7.6%), English (3.6%), Dutch (2.5%), French (2.5%).

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Map of Blue Mound, KS

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blue Mound

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 1.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blue Mound city

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+10.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blue Mound:

  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; GARNETT, KS)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; FORT SCOTT, KS)
  • OSAWATOMIE STATE HOSP PSYCHIATRIC (about 28 miles; OSAWATOMIE, KS)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blue Mound:

  • FORBES FIELD (about 74 miles; TOPEKA, KS; ID: FOE)
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 75 miles; JOPLIN, MO; ID: JLN)
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 77 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Blue Mound:

  • GARNETT MUNI (about 19 miles; GARNETT, KS; ID: K68)
  • GILMORE (about 20 miles; PLEASANTON, KS; ID: 57K)
  • FORT SCOTT MUNI (about 27 miles; FORT SCOTT, KS; ID: FSK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Mound:

  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,566)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 63 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; FT enrollment: 22,506)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 68 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; FT enrollment: 4,576)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 72 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 72 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)

Public primary/middle school in Blue Mound:

  • BLUE MOUND ELEM (Students: 56; Location: 303 S 3RD STREET; Grades: 01 – 06)

Libraries

Library in Blue Mound:

  • LINN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT #3 (Operating income: $12,922; Location: 316 E. MAIN ST.; 5,519 books; 31 audio materials; 419 video materials; 2 serial subscriptions)