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The Village of Blue River had a population of 447 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Blue River is located at latitude 43.1851 and longitude -90.5715 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Blue River (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue River: Minnehaha.

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Blue River, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 447
Daytime Population: Workers 118
Daytime Population: Residents 227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 345
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 447
Population in Familes 347
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 558
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,186
Average Household Income $60,156
Per Capita Income $26,367


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $112,209
Average Home Value $148,313


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.4%
Households 0.56% 0.4%
Families 1.51% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Blue River, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue River to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 554 29th
Population Density # 432 44th
Diversity Index # 567 27th
Median Household Income # 418 46th
Per Capita Income # 437 44th

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