|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Blue Ridge is 1,244. Blue Ridge, Georgia is the 9,403rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Blue Ridge was in 1990, when its population was 1,336. In 1990, Blue Ridge was the 8,507th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,403rd largest city in the US. Blue Ridge is currently 6.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Blue Ridge has grown 2.1% since the 2000. Blue Ridge, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|9397||Hanna City, Illinois||1,246||23.7%|
|9399||Princeville, North Carolina||1,246||22.0%|
|9400||Benwood, West Virginia||1,245||-21.0%|
|9402||Larimore, North Dakota||1,245||-12.8%|
|9403||Blue Ridge, Georgia||1,244||2.1%|
|9408||Fountain Green, Utah||1,243||31.8%|
The total voting age population of Blue Ridge, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 985. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 35.8% of the residents of Blue Ridge are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blue Ridge are 90.3% White, 5.6% Two or more races, 3.7% Black and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Blue Ridge, 21.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.9%. On a per-household basis, 13.7% of families are below the poverty line in Blue Ridge.
Among those aged 16 and older, 37.8% of Blue Ridge residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.2% of Blue Ridge residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blue Ridge residents aged 5 and older, 2.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blue Ridge is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blue Ridge, 11.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Blue Ridge is $30,192.
In Blue Ridge, 54.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.8% of housing units in Blue Ridge.
Of all the housing units in Blue Ridge, 14.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Blue Ridge, 14.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blue Ridge is $670.
In Blue Ridge, 75.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.