Blue River, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 429. Estimated population in July 2020: 428 (-0.2% change)
Males: 222 (51.7%), Females: 207 (48.3%)

Grant County

Zip code: 53518

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $34,250
Median house value: $64,100

Races in Blue River:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.5%)

Ancestries: German (30.1%), Irish (19.1%), Norwegian (11.7%), English (11.0%), Czech (5.4%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 676 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blue River

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blue River village

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+1.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blue River:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blue River:

Other public-use airports nearest to Blue River:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue River:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 31 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 62 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 65 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 80 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 81 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 84 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 85 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)