Blairsville, Georgia Population 2024

901

Blairsville is a city located in Fannin County and Union County Georgia. Blairsville has a 2024 population of 901. It is also the county seat of Union County. Blairsville is currently growing at a rate of 8.55% annually and its population has increased by 45.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 619 in 2020.

The average household income in Blairsville is $40,649 with a poverty rate of 40.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blairsville is 38.4 years, 41 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Blairsville Demographics

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

  • White: 72.69%
  • Black or African American: 13.18%
  • Native American: 11.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
814.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
45.56% (282)
The current population of Blairsville, Georgia is 901 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 619.

Blairsville, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White53572.69%
Black or African American9713.18%
Native American8611.68%
Two or more races152.04%
Other race30.41%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blairsville Population by Race

Blairsville Population Pyramid 2024

Blairsville Median Age

38.4

Total

41

Male

30

Female

Blairsville Adults

There are 630 adults, (115 of whom are seniors) in Blairsville.

Blairsville Age Dependency

42.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Blairsville Sex Ratio

Female24433.15%
Male49266.85%

Blairsville Population by Age

Blairsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2112.2524.275.8
Non Family921.078.791.3
Married732.8131.568.5
Female453.7344.455.6
Male140100

2.82

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

24.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blairsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6712.55%
9th to 12th Grade8716.29%
High School Graduate19436.33%
Some College14426.97%
Associates Degree264.87%
Bachelors Degree101.87%
Graduate Degree61.12%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blairsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blairsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3793168
Black82568
Hispanic4900
Native American4100
2+ Races1580
Other Race300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 9.76%.

Blairsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$25,000$28,039$0
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$30,294$29,712$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$25,000

Average Earnings

$28,039

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Blairsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blairsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blairsville Language

85.61% of Blairsville residents speak only English, while 14.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.39% of the population.

Blairsville Language

Blairsville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White34912636.1%
Native775368.83%
Hispanic1125347.32%
Multiple8787.5%
Black66100%

40.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.93%

Male Poverty Rate

41.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blairsville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blairsville is White, with 36.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.9%.

Blairsville Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School52.21%
Less Than 9th Grade42.22%
Some College11.69%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Blairsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed32.5%
Male Employed14.08%
Male Unemployed0%

Blairsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blairsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$21,827$40,649
Families$29,028$49,961
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$12,065$22,629

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blairsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Blairsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blairsville 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 55-64.

Blairsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blairsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Blairsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7424
75+3
55 to 642
18 to 340
35 to 540

Blairsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White296.12%

Blairsville Veterans by Race

Blairsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blairsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Blairsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blairsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blairsville 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

58.02%

Born in Blairsville

90.76%

Native Born

9.24%

Foreign Born

8.7%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.76% of Blairsville residents were born in the United States, with 58.02% having been born in Georgia. 8.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blairsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,253705.92%
20281,183716.38%
20271,112706.72%
20261,042717.31%
2025971707.77%
2024901718.55%
2023830709.21%
2022760659.35%
20216957612.28%
2020619-20-3.13%
2019639284.58%
2018611142.35%
2017597366.42%
2016561203.7%
2015541-6-1.1%
2014547-15-2.67%
201356240.72%
2012558-2-0.36%
2011560-51-8.35%
201061100%

Blairsville Population by Year