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Blue River is a village in Grant County, in the Platteville metro area.
The latitude of Blue River is 43.186N. The longitude is -90.572W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 429.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blue River demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53518 ZIP code.
31% of Blue River residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blue River ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blue River was $16,548, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Blue River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blue River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $619.
Grant County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blue River political report.
The average commute time for Blue River workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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