Blue Ridge is a city located in Fannin County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Fannin County. With a 2020 population of 1,245, it is the 320th largest city in Georgia and the 13659th largest city in the United States. Blue Ridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,253 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Blue Ridge has a population density of 465 people per square mile.
The average household income in Blue Ridge is $44,583 with a poverty rate of 23.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue Ridge is 52.5 years, 49.6 years for males, and 55.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blue Ridgewas:
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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 other race people with a rate of 25.00%.
94.17% of Blue Ridge residents speak only English, while 5.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is White, with 23.56% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is Multiple, with 12.12% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.05%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Blue Ridge
97.00% of Blue Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 54.20% having been born in Georgia. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.