Blackshear, Georgia Population 2024

3,681

Blackshear is a city located in Pierce County Georgia. Blackshear has a 2024 population of 3,681. It is also the county seat of Pierce County.Blackshear is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 4.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,507 in 2020.

The average household income in Blackshear is $58,390 with a poverty rate of 17.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blackshear is 47.5 years, 43 years for males, and 54.5 years for females.

Blackshear Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blackshear was:

  • White: 77.31%
  • Black or African American: 19.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
726.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.96% (174)
The current population of Blackshear, Georgia is 3,681 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,507.

Blackshear, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,72277.31%
Black or African American69419.71%
Two or more races942.67%
Other race110.31%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blackshear Population by Race

Blackshear Population Pyramid 2024

Blackshear Median Age

47.5

Total

43

Male

54.5

Female

Blackshear Adults

There are 2,957 adults, (795 of whom are seniors) in Blackshear.

Blackshear Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackshear Sex Ratio

Female1,90854.19%
Male1,61345.81%

Blackshear Population by Age

Blackshear Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6222.0772.327.7
Non Family7601.217228
Married6032.7687.612.4
Female2102.5823.376.7
Male494.861000
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2.64

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackshear Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blackshear Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackshear Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.78%.

Blackshear Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,669

Average Earnings

$45,114

Average Male

$29,882

Average Female

Blackshear Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackshear Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackshear Language

98.56% of Blackshear residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Blackshear Language

Blackshear Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,59741716.06%
Black66411116.72%
Multiple834655.42%
Hispanic3434100%
Other1111100%
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17.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

19.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackshear

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackshear is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackshear is White, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 4.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.46%.

Blackshear Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.47%
Less Than 9th Grade18.32%
Some College9.69%
Bachelors or Greater
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Blackshear Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed7.14%
Male Employed1.67%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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Blackshear Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackshear Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackshear Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackshear Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blackshear Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blackshear Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackshear Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

253

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Blackshear Veterans by War

count

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Blackshear Veterans by Age

count

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Blackshear Veterans by Race

Blackshear Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackshear Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Blackshear Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackshear Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackshear Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.17%

Born in Blackshear

99.4%

Native Born

0.6%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.4% of Blackshear residents were born in the United States, with 71.17% having been born in Georgia. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blackshear Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,926491.26%
20283,877491.28%
20273,828491.3%
20263,779491.31%
20253,730491.33%
20243,681491.35%
20233,632491.37%
20223,583491.39%
20213,534270.77%
20203,507-11-0.31%
20193,518551.59%
20183,46390.26%
20173,454-19-0.55%
20163,473-50-1.42%
20153,523130.37%
20143,510-3-0.09%
20133,513401.15%
20123,473250.73%
20113,448-12-0.35%
20103,4601775.39%
20003,283200.61%
19903,263411.27%
19803,22259822.79%
19702,624
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Blackshear Population by Year