Blue Ridge, Georgia Population 2020

1,472

Blue Ridge is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,472, it is the 267th largest city in Georgia and the 8772nd largest city in the United States. Blue Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 14.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,290 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Blue Ridge has a population density of 550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Ridge is $48,089 with a poverty rate of 20.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $621 per month, and the median house value is $163,200. The median age in Blue Ridge is 50.8 years, 48.7 years for males, and 52.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Blue Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 83.49%
  • Two or more races: 7.09%
  • Black or African American: 4.59%
  • Native American: 4.51%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Ridge, Georgia is 1,472, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,444.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,290.

Blue Ridge, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,03783.49%
Two or More Races887.09%
Black or African American574.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native564.51%
Some Other Race40.32%

Blue Ridge Population Pyramid 2020

Blue Ridge Median Age

50.8


Total

48.7


Male

52.3


Female

Blue Ridge Adults

There are 1,065 adults, (391 of whom are seniors) in Blue Ridge.

Blue Ridge Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

58

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

673

54.19%

Male

569

45.81%

Blue Ridge Households and Families

Blue Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blue Ridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
Male68.4%31.6%
All57.9%42.1%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female23.5%76.5%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5032.1557.9
Non Family2421.1552.1
Married1742.4478.2
Female684.0623.5
Male195.3768.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blue Ridge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade798.22%
9th to 12th Grade14515.09%
High School Graduate29931.11%
Some College23023.93%
Associates Degree565.83%
Bachelors Degree10210.61%
Graduate Degree505.20%

Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White825639149
Black5731
Hispanic48433
Multiple Races2927
Native American2616
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,211$39,688$22,125
Less Than High School$$$17,222
High School Grad$28,750$31,250$27,891
Some College$22,917$33,125$19,417
Bachelors Degree$46,250$100,500$
Graduate Degree$73,333$$70,417

$29,211

Average Earnings

$39,688

Average Male

$22,125

Average Female

Blue Ridge Language

Blue Ridge Language by Age

Blue Ridge Language

92.50% of Blue Ridge residents speak only English, while 7.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.93% of the population.

Blue Ridge Poverty

Blue Ridge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93020221.72%
Multiple8478.33%
Hispanic6968.70%
Black44100.00%

20.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

21.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is Multiple, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.05%
Some College17.02%
High School14.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed11.65%

Blue Ridge Income

Blue Ridge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,194$48,089
Families$56,688$63,185
Married Families$64,231-
Non Families$20,000$31,584

Blue Ridge Marital Status

Blue Ridge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Ridge Married by Age and Sex

Blue Ridge 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.

Blue Ridge Marital Status by Race

Blue Ridge Veterans

109

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Korea12
World War II11
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War2
Age Group Veterans
75+43
65 to 7436
55 to 6417
35 to 5411
18 to 342
Name Veterans % of Total
White10010.78%
Black915.79%

$Blue Ridge Veterans by Education

16.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Ridge Employment Status

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Ridge 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

51.29%

Born in Georgia

94.04%

Native Born

5.96%

Foreign Born

4.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.04% of Blue Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 51.29% having been born in Georgia. 4.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,472140.96%
20191,458140.97%
20181,444352.48%
20171,409141.00%
20161,395352.57%
20151,360251.87%
20141,3350.00%
20131,33560.45%
20121,3290.00%
20111,329-8-0.60%
20101,3370.00%