Blairsville, GA


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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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Blairsville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Blairsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blairsville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairsville who work in food service (25.15%), management occupations (23.35%), and office and administrative support (15.57%).

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 10.64 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, Blairsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In Blairsville, just 7.14% 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 $14,063, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,252 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. Blairsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Blairsville include Scots-Irish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Blairsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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