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Blackshear, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Blackshear had a population of 3,589 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Blackshear is located at latitude 31.3061 and longitude -82.2421 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blackshear encompass a land area of 4.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Blackshear (GNIS ID: 2403872) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Blackshear is located within Blackshear Division of Pierce County.

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Blackshear, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,589
Population in Households 3,485
Population in Familes 2,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density2 821
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $37,793
Average Household Income $55,440
Per Capita Income $21,968


Total Housing Units 1,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 921 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 487 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $118,212
Average Home Value $148,804


Total Households 1,408
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 969
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.5% 0.5%
Households 0.23% 0.41%
Families 0.64% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Blackshear, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackshear to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 67th
Population Density # 206 67th
Diversity Index # 442 30th
Median Household Income # 388 38th
Per Capita Income # 280 55th

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