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Blue Grass, Iowa
Blue Grass Community Center
A Great Place To Call Home Since 1853
Location of Blue Grass, Iowa
|• City||2.92 sq mi (7.55 km2)|
|• Land||2.92 sq mi (7.55 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
|• Density||570.55/sq mi (220.66/km2)|
|• Metro||382,630 (135th)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454709|
Most of Blue Grass is part of the Davenport–Moline–Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area, but the Muscatine County portion of the city is considered part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.89 square miles (7.49 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,452 people, 561 households, and 426 families living in the city. The population density was 502.4 inhabitants per square mile (194.0/km2). There were 597 housing units at an average density of 206.6 per square mile (79.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 1.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 561 households, of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 39.4 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.
Residents of the city are zoned to the Davenport Community School District. Zoned schools include Blue Grass Elementary School, Walcott Intermediate School, and Davenport West High School.
Muscatine Community School District operates public schools serving nearby rural areas. Muscatine High School is the district's high school.
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