Blue Springs, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Blue Springs Jackson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2017 54,431 691,801 2,128,912
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 6.9% 4.3% 7.47%
Median Age, 2016 35.4 36.5 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 22.27 604.46 7,950
High School Grads, 2016 93.8% 89% 91.4%
College Grads, 2016 32.2% 28.8% 35%
Labor Force, 2017 31,151 369,095 1,128,859
Unemployment Rate, 2017 3.5% 4.4% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

 
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
Blue Springs School District
Public education
2,037
Brogdon Machine Aerospace and medical industry precision parts manufacturer 44
Central Jackson Country Fire Protection  Fire Protection  136
City of Blue Springs
Government
305
Double C Industries
Countertop and storage component manufacturer
 41
Durvet
Animal health products
43
E-Circuits  Electronic components manufacturer  45
Fike Corp.
Manufacturer of process and life safety products
426
Gaming Partners International 
Playing card manufacturer
200
Haldex
Brake component and systems manufacturer
185
HMP/DME Services Medical equipment and supplies   40
Innovative Soap, Incorporated   Liquid soap manufacturer   35
Kohl's Distribution Center
Retail distribution center
204
Meyer Laboratory
Environmentally friendly industrial cleaning chemicals manufacturer 40
St. Mary's Medical Center
Healthcare
598
Stewart Title 
Real estate title insurance
34
WestRock  Fiberboard container manufacturer   83

Contact Information

City of Blue Springs

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum