Blairsville, Illinois Population 2024

5,992

Blairsville is a city located in Illinois. Blairsville has a 2024 population of 5,992. Blairsville is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Blairsville is $79,803 with a poverty rate of 14.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blairsville is 39.4 years, 40.5 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Blairsville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Black or African American: 3.04%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
166.30/sq mi
The current population of Blairsville, Illinois is 5,992 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Blairsville, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,49791.74%
Two or more races2343.91%
Black or African American1823.04%
Other race510.85%
Asian230.38%
Native American50.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blairsville Population by Race

Blairsville Population Pyramid 2024

Blairsville Median Age

39.4

Total

40.5

Male

37

Female

Blairsville Adults

There are 4,576 adults, (1,029 of whom are seniors) in Blairsville.

Blairsville Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Blairsville Sex Ratio

Female3,16852.87%
Male2,82447.13%

Blairsville Population by Age

Blairsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5372.367624
Married1,2502.9791.78.3
Non Family8011.1260.939.1
Female2442.9254.145.9
Male2422.7466.533.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

76.0%

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 Grade1383.26%
9th to 12th Grade3959.34%
High School Graduate1,08625.67%
Some College1,03324.42%
Associates Degree57713.64%
Bachelors Degree59814.13%
Graduate Degree4049.55%

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
White3,9253,482928
Hispanic1276533
2+ Races112683
Black766323
Other Race51200
Asian171515
Native American550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.24%.

Blairsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,757$52,102$36,545
Less Than 9th Grade$27,774$23,403$28,790
High School Graduate$30,417$33,000$26,875
Some College$50,265$61,852$35,244
Bachelors Degree$49,583$61,938$48,594
Graduate Degree$108,551$109,261$91,875

$45,757

Average Earnings

$52,102

Average Male

$36,545

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

98.26% of Blairsville residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Blairsville Language

Blairsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,43772413.32%
Multiple2218538.46%
Black1826234.07%
Hispanic1825630.77%
Asian2328.7%

14.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

15.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blairsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blairsville is Multiple, with 38.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blairsville is Asian, with 8.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.11%.

Blairsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School21.18%
Some College8.7%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%

Blairsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed13.17%
Female Unemployed4.76%
Female Employed3.59%

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$58,202$79,803
Families$71,620$93,283
Married Families$100,676$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,377$43,585

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blairsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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 35-44.

Blairsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blairsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

254

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam142
Second Gulf War22
Korea14
First Gulf War8
World War II0

Blairsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74117
75+70
55 to 6439
18 to 3422
35 to 546

Blairsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2215.23%
Other Race2039.22%
Hispanic2014.18%
Black1110.09%
2+ Races21.29%

Blairsville Veterans by Race

Blairsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blairsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

1.9%

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

83.71%

Born in Blairsville

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Blairsville residents were born in the United States, with 83.71% having been born in Illinois. 0.72% 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
20245,99200%

Blairsville Population by Year