Blairsville, Georgia

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Blairsville, Georgia

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High Points

Blairsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Blairsville Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 8% Blairsville Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Blairsville Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 18% Blairsville Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Blairsville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Blairsville, Georgia

Comparing Blairsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 8
Senior Citizens 4 6
Age of the Population 3 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Blairsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 659 100%
Male 397 60.2%
Female 262 39.8%
Under 18 94 14.3%
18+ 565 85.7%
65+ 92 14%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 2.92
White 567 86%
African-American 60 9.1%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 14 2.1%
Mixed Race 16 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 3.6%

Estimated Blairsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 683
Growth 24
Growth % 3.6%

Blairsville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.5%
US/American 22.1%
Irish 15.9%
English 9.9%
German 7.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Scottish 3.7%
Italian 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Czech 2.1%
Scandinavian 1.6%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Polish 0.7%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blairsville 659 $24,712
Blue Ridge 1,210 $35,259
Cleveland 1,907 $37,417
Helen 430 $40,781
Hiawassee 808 $31,458
Morganton 299 $35,938
Young Harris 604 $46,071

Blairsville Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(706) 745-2111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Blairsville High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 726 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

A Non-traditional School
Serves 438 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.4

Blairsville Colleges

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