Blairsville, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Blairsville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Blairsville had a population of 628 as of July 1, 2018. Blairsville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blairsville is located at latitude 34.8757 and longitude -83.9547 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blairsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,893 feet.

The City of Blairsville (GNIS ID: 2403875) 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 Blairsville is located within Blairsville Division of Union County.

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


Total Population 628
Population in Households 595
Population in Familes 486
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 568
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $44,331
Average Household Income $71,413
Per Capita Income $30,574


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $237,500
Average Home Value $227,214


Total Households 265
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 178
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 -0.45% 1.24%
Households 0.76% 1.32%
Families 4.69% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Blairsville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blairsville 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 # 426 32nd
Population Density # 314 50th
Diversity Index # 580 8th
Median Household Income # 247 61st
Per Capita Income # 71 89th

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