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People

Total Population 731
Male Share of the Population 62.1%
Female Share of the Population 37.9%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 167
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 28.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $23,490
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 51.1%
Median Gross Rent $558
Median House Value $84,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 9.6%

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

Blairsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles N of Roswell, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 30512
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30514
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.876
Longitude -83.958

Blairsville 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 BLAIRSVILLE EXP STA
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Station ANDREWS
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches
Station CORNELIA
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Ridge 1,492 $41,420
Cleveland 3,689 $45,478
Helen 296 $0
Hiawassee 982 $58,750
Morganton 375 $50,313

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

Blairsville Hospitals

UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
214 HOSPITAL CIRCLE
(706) 745-2111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Blairsville High Schools

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UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
604 PANTHER WAY
706-745-2216
Serves 726 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

MOUNTAIN EDUCATION CENTER
218 SCHOOL STREET
706-896-2279
A Non-traditional School
Serves 438 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.4

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