Blairsville is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 554 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Blairsville is the 365th largest community in Georgia.
Blairsville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Blairsville is a city of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairsville who work in management occupations (30.00%), food service (18.00%), and office and administrative support (17.00%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Blairsville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Blairsville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Blairsville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Blairsville may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.15 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Blairsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Blairsville, just 7.72% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Blairsville in 2010 was $15,899, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,596 for a family of four.
Blairsville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Blairsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blairsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Blairsville include Irish, German, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Blairsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.