Blairsville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,321 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Blairsville is the 421st largest community in Pennsylvania. Blairsville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs 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 borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairsville who work in office and administrative support (9.59%), personal care services (9.25%), and sales jobs (8.14%).
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.
Being a small borough, Blairsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Blairsville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Blairsville, 23.90% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Blairsville in 2010 was $24,240, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,960 for a family of four. However, Blairsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Blairsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.