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Blue River, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Blue River had a population of 442 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Blue River is located at latitude 43.1883 and longitude -90.5668 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Blue River encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Village of Blue River (GNIS ID: 1582839) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue River: Minnehaha.

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Blue River, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blue River, WI Housing Affordability Index is 210
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Blue River, WI Wealth Index is 60
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 442 (100%)
Population in Households 442 (100.0%)
Population in Families 342 (77.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 485
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,500
Average Household Income $60,067
Per Capita Income $26,096
Wealth Index4 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $114,815
Housing Affordability Index3 210
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.2% 0.23%
Households 0.22% 0.3%
Families 1.01% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Blue River, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue River to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 563 28th
Population Density # 472 39th
Diversity Index # 575 26th
Median Household Income # 539 31st
Per Capita Income # 548 30th

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