Blue Ridge, Georgia Population 2021

1,473
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Blue Ridge is a city located in Fannin County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Fannin County. With a 2020 population of 1,473, it is the 268th largest city in Georgia and the 8782nd largest city in the United States . Blue Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 14.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,290 in 2010. Blue Ridge reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Blue Ridge has a population density of 550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Ridge is $44,583 with a poverty rate of 21.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $167,900. The median age in Blue Ridge is 52.5 years, 49.6 years for males, and 55.9 years for females.

Blue Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 90.32%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Black or African American: 3.72%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Ridge, Georgia is 1,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,461.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,290.

Blue Ridge, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,04590.32%
Two or More Races655.62%
Black or African American433.72%
Some Other Race40.35%
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Blue Ridge Population by Race

Blue Ridge Population Pyramid $2021

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Blue Ridge Median Age

52.5


Total

49.6


Male

55.9


Female

Blue Ridge Adults

There are 994 adults, (414 of whom are seniors) in Blue Ridge.

Blue Ridge Age Dependency

99.5

Age Dependency Ratio

71.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

593

51.25%

Male

564

48.75%

Blue Ridge Population by Age

Blue Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blue Ridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female14.6%85.4%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Male50%50%
All54.2%45.8%
Married71.1%28.9%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blue Ridge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4762.0954.2
Non Family2271.0548.9
Married1872.5171.1
Female484.0614.6
Male146.550

2.9

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Blue Ridge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade626.81%
9th to 12th Grade14616.03%
High School Graduate25527.99%
Some College22424.59%
Associates Degree687.46%
Bachelors Degree11112.18%
Graduate Degree454.94%
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Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White828639153
Black4324
2+ Races2121
Hispanic21213
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 18.48%.

Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,615$32,250$18,798
Less Than 9th Grade$$46,500$
High School Graduate$16,563$24,063$2,500
Some College$20,069$$19,643
Bachelors Degree$61,250$86,563$
Graduate Degree$66,250$$67,188

$21,615

Average Earnings

$32,250

Average Male

$18,798

Average Female

Blue Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Ridge Language by Age

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Blue Ridge Language

98.04% of Blue Ridge residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Blue Ridge Language

Blue Ridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White91519421.20%
Multiple65710.77%
Hispanic16531.25%
Black44100.00%

21.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.81%

Male Poverty Rate

20.37%

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 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.96%.

Blue Ridge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.91%
High School19.57%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Blue Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed20.99%
Female Employed10.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Blue Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Ridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,192$44,583
Families$54,821$61,473
Married Families$62,917-
Non Families$18,542$25,619
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Income by Household Type

Blue Ridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Ridge Married by Age and Sex

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Blue Ridge Marriage

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

Blue Ridge Marital Status by Race

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Blue Ridge Marital Status

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98

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
World War II12
Korea9
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War

Blue Ridge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+46
65 to 7432
55 to 6413
35 to 547
18 to 34

Blue Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9310.16%
Black511.63%

Blue Ridge Veterans by Race

Blue Ridge Veterans by Education

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11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Ridge Veterans by Education

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37.8%

Labor Force Participation

35.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Ridge Employment by Age

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Blue Ridge Employment by Race

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Blue Ridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.60%

Born in Blue Ridge

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

1.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Blue Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 58.60% having been born in Georgia. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Blue Ridge Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,47360.41%
20201,46760.41%
20191,46160.41%
20181,455342.39%
20171,421130.92%
20161,408352.55%
20151,373241.78%
20141,3490.00%
20131,34990.67%
20121,340-4-0.30%
20111,344-8-0.59%
20101,3520.00%

Blue Ridge Population by Year