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People

Total Population 3,522
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 25%
Employed Population 16+ 955
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 37.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,234
% Above Poverty Level 68.8%
% Below Poverty Level 31.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $99,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Blackshear Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 75 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 31516
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.305
Longitude -82.242

Blackshear Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAYCROSS 4 NE
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 64 F
Apr Temp 51 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 82 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Station NAHUNTA 3 E
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 63 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station ALMA BACON COUNTY AP
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Blackshear, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Jot Em Down Store (31516)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hoboken 657 $65,179
Nahunta 1,095 $38,984
Nelson 1,407 $65,000
Offerman 433 $44,722
Patterson 720 $28,667
Waycross 14,258 $38,354

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Blackshear High Schools

PIERCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
4850 COUNTY FARM ROAD
912-449-2055
A Title I School.
Serves 860 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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