Blairsville, GA (City Center)




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About Blairsville, GA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Blairsville is $161,464, which is more expensive than 56.1% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 41.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blairsville City Center is currently $725, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.3% of Georgia neighborhoods.

Blairsville City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blairsville, Georgia.

Real estate in the City Center of Blairsville, GA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Blairsville City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (16.6%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Blairsville, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Blairsville City Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 6.4% have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Georgia, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Blairsville City Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Georgia, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.9% of neighborhoods in GA. If a Georgia retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.1%) living in the Blairsville City Center neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Blairsville City Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.5% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Blairsville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Blairsville City Center neighborhood, 27.4% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.1%), and 20.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Blairsville, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report English roots (17.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blairsville City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.4%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Blairsville City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Blairsville 0.101011101001110
Georgia 3.78
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Blairsville 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30.22
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Blairsville 0.101011101001110
Georgia 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of GA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Union County Primary School
592 School Cir
Blairsville, GA, 30512
PK-02
Union County High School
153 Panther Cir
Blairsville, GA, 30512
09-12
Woody Gap High/Elementary School
2331 State Highway 60
Suches, GA, 30572
KG-12
Union County Elementary School
165 Elementary Way
Blairsville, GA, 30512
03-05
Union County Middle School
367 Wellborn St
Blairsville, GA, 30512
06-08

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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