Blue, Kansas 

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Population

3,877

+25.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$78,917

Median Home Price

$272,200

Median Age

34.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.5 / 5.8

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Blue, Kansas

College town - In the northeastern corner of Kansas, 150 miles west of Kansas City. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Blue, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Kansas
County: Pottawatomie County
Metro Area: Manhattan Metro Area
City: Blue
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: -0.4% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1024 ft above sea level

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Blue, KS Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Affordability
Strong economy
College town
Cons
Harsh winters
Isolated
Tornado/hail threat


What Bert Has To Say About Manhattan Metro Area

The Manhattan, KS metro area is located in the northeastern corner of Kansas, 150 miles west of Kansas City. Manhattan is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Riley and Pottawatomie counties.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blue is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Blue jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blue's cost of living is 0.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Blue's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Blue, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Pottawatomie county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 72.2% to 25.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Blue's population is 3,877 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 25.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blue is Real Estate: $272,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%.

SCHOOLS
Blue public schools spend $13,283 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Blue. More Education



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Housing Market in Blue

It's a good time to buy in Blue. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Blue is $272,200.
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