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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Blairsville is 526. Blairsville, Georgia is the 12,968th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Blairsville was in 2000, when its population was 660. In 2000, Blairsville was the 12,121st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,968th largest city in the US. Blairsville is currently 20.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Blairsville has shrunk 20.3% since the year 2000. Blairsville, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Blairsville, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 620. The voting age population is 62.6% male and 37.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.0% of the residents of Blairsville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blairsville are 82.7% White, 13.4% Black, 2.9% Two or more races and 1.0% American Indian. Additionally, 4.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Blairsville, 39.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 63.1%. On a per-household basis, 28.2% of families are below the poverty line in Blairsville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 30.8% of Blairsville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.5% of Blairsville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blairsville residents aged 5 and older, 6.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blairsville is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blairsville, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Blairsville is $18,929.
In Blairsville, 25.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 74.8% of housing units in Blairsville.
In Blairsville, 21.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blairsville is $675.
In Blairsville, 57.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.