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. Much of the housing stock in Blairsville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
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 (9.83%), management occupations (9.37%), and business and financial occupations (8.14%).
Being a small borough, Blairsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Blairsville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.87% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Blairsville in 2010 was $25,117, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,468 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 Asian. 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.