Blue Springs, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Blue Springs Jackson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 54,431 691,801 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 6.9% 4.3% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 35.4 36.5 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 22.27 604.46 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 93.8% 89% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 32.2% 28.8% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 31,151 369,095 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 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
2,050
Brogdon Machine Aerospace and medical industry precision parts manufacturer 48
Central Jackson Country Fire Protection  Fire Protection  131
City of Blue Springs
Government
277
Durvet
Animal health products
42
E-Circuits  Electronic components manufacturer  35
Fike Corp.
Manufacturer of process and life safety products
470
Gaming Partners International 
Playing card manufacturer
200
Haldex
Brake component and systems manufacturer
201
HMP/DME Services Medical equipment and supplies   40
Innovative Soap, Incorporated   Liquid soap manufacturer   30
Kohl's
Retail distribution center
225
Meyer Laboratory
Environmentally friendly industrial cleaning chemicals manufacturer 40
St. Mary's Medical Center
Healthcare
575
Stewart Title 
Real estate title insurance
37
WestRock  Fiberboard contaier manufacturer   125
Xceligent National provider of verified commercial real estate information 309

Contact Information

City of Blue Springs

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum