Blackshear, Georgia Population 2020

3,444

Blackshear is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,444, it is the 179th largest city in Georgia and the 5813th largest city in the United States. Blackshear is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,445 in 2010. Blackshear reached it's highest population of 3,521 in 2015. Spanning over 5 miles, Blackshear has a population density of 680 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blackshear is $52,426 with a poverty rate of 28.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $97,100. The median age in Blackshear is 43.1 years, 39.1 years for males, and 45.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Blackshear Demographics

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

  • White: 71.39%
  • Black or African American: 24.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blackshear, Georgia is 3,444, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,468.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,445.

Blackshear, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,48871.39%
Black or African American86824.91%
Two or More Races1022.93%
Some Other Race180.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.26%

Blackshear Population Pyramid 2020

Blackshear Median Age

43.1


Total

39.1


Male

45.8


Female

Blackshear Adults

There are 2,740 adults, (807 of whom are seniors) in Blackshear.

Blackshear Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackshear Sex Ratio

Female

1,821

52.25%

Male

1,664

47.75%

Blackshear Households and Families

Blackshear Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blackshear Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.4%10.6%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family49.8%50.2%
Female40.9%59.1%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3892.464.3
Married4732.9389.4
Non Family4301.0349.8
Female3893.3540.9
Male972.11100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blackshear Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade622.42%
9th to 12th Grade2168.44%
High School Graduate1,16145.37%
Some College59023.06%
Associates Degree1636.37%
Bachelors Degree2047.97%
Graduate Degree1636.37%

Blackshear Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8791,718332
Black66454735
Native American99
Multiple Races77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,409$29,522$19,554
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$19,821$28,166$17,732
Some College$32,519$33,625$31,875
Bachelors Degree$$47,174$
Graduate Degree$49,414$$48,594

$28,409

Average Earnings

$29,522

Average Male

$19,554

Average Female

Blackshear Language

Blackshear Language by Age

Blackshear Language

98.30% of Blackshear residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Blackshear Poverty

Blackshear Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,37855323.25%
Black83935442.19%
Hispanic473676.60%
Multiple951818.95%
Other1818100.00%
Native99100.00%

28.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.94%

Male Poverty Rate

31.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackshear

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackshear is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackshear is Multiple, with 18.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.17%
Some College33.57%
High School19.16%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.34%
Female Employed18.51%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed9.42%

Blackshear Income

Blackshear Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,930$52,426
Families$43,523$62,150
Married Families$53,948-
Non Families$18,688$28,086

Blackshear Marital Status

Blackshear Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackshear Married by Age and Sex

Blackshear Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blackshear Marital Status by Race

Blackshear Veterans

162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War16
Korea13
World War II3
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7478
35 to 5436
55 to 6432
75+16
18 to 34

$Blackshear Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackshear Employment Status

47.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Blackshear Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.99%

Born in Georgia

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.79% of Blackshear residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Georgia. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,444-12-0.35%
20193,456-12-0.35%
20183,46880.23%
20173,460-12-0.35%
20163,472-49-1.39%
20153,521150.43%
20143,50610.03%
20133,505381.10%
20123,467270.78%
20113,440-8-0.23%
20103,4481650.49%
20003,283200.06%
19903,263410.13%
19803,2225982.07%
19702,6240.00%