Blairsville, GA

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Living in Blairsville

Blairsville is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 643 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairsville who work in office and administrative support (18.29%), maintenance occupations (15.43%), and food service (9.71%).

Also of interest is that Blairsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Blairsville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.53 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Blairsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In Blairsville, just 8.90% 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 2018 was $15,734, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,936 for a family of four. Blairsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.10% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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 English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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

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