Blue Springs, Missouri top place to live
Conveniently located less than 20 miles east of downtown Kansas City, the city of Blue Springs boasts highly ranked schools, 19 public parks, a wide variety of retail shopping and restaurants, and easy access to all the nearby attractions the Kansas City metropolitan area has to offer.
With a city with so much to offer, we put together the top 10 reasons to live in Blue Springs.
Blue Springs ranked in Money Magazine as top place to live
Even though residents are proud of its “small town feel”, Blue Springs is actually the 7th largest city in the Kansas City metropolitan area. According to the 2010 Census, it’s also the 10th largest city in the state of Missouri.
Another claim to fame: an article in CNN/Money Magazine ranked Blue Springs 49th on its list of the Top 100 cities to live in the United States.
HomesUnion and WalletHub also recognized Blue Springs as a top place to live.
Depending on what you’re looking for there are resale homes for sale in Blue Springs and new construction opportunities.
Stone Canyon is a golf course community with homes from the $300’s up to a million. There are resale and a few new construction lots and homes available.
Sonora Valley is a maintenance provided community with new construction and established homes for sale. Home prices start in the low $200’s. Even at that price, you’ll find high-end finishes from Dave Richards Homebuilding including hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, and granite.
Fun fact: The city was named for its springs that took on a blue color in certain lights!
Blue Springs schools nationally recognized
With more than 85% of its staff holding master’s degrees or above, the award-winning Blue Springs School District boasts both academic and athletic excellence, with multiple 6A state football championships among its bragging rights.
Even with more than 14,500 students in attendance, the district also prides itself on smaller class sizes designed to enhance the learning experience for all.
With award-winning schools, 2 lakes, and affordable homes it’s no wonder Blue Springs is an attractive city to call home.
**Images used with permission from the City of Blue Springs.
Sally Moore is a Blue Springs Realtor® with Keller Williams. Sally and her team specialize in new construction, resales, and home staging. See the difference with FREE home staging. Follow The Sally Moore Real Estate Team on Facebook for the latest real estate trends.