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Blue Grass, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Blue Grass, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°30′43″N 90°45′54″W / 41.51194°N 90.765°W / 41.51194; -90.765
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Scott, Muscatine
 - City 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 - Land 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 1,169
 - Density 434.0/sq mi (167.6/km2)
 - Metro 377,291 (131 st)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52726
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-07075
GNIS feature ID 0454709

Blue Grass is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. A small portion of the city extends into neighboring Muscatine County. The population was 1,169 at the 2000 census.

Most of Blue Grass is part of the DavenportMolineRock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area, but the Muscatine County portion of the city is considered part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.



Blue Grass is located at 41°30′43″N 90°45′54″W / 41.51194°N 90.765°W / 41.51194; -90.765 (41.511915, -90.764984)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,169 people, 443 households, and 348 families residing in the city. The population density was 434.0 people per square mile (167.8/km²). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 170.4/sq mi (65.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.43% White, 0.26% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.94% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population.

There were 443 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,923, and the median income for a family was $55,208. Males had a median income of $37,135 versus $22,350 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,811. About 3.8% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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