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Population in 2012: 3,488 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 

Males: 1,790  (51.3%)
Females: 1,698  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31516.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,635 (it was $27,285 in 2000)
Blackshear:

$25,635
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,516

Blackshear city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,173 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Blackshear:

$99,173
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,059; Detached houses: $151,821; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,169; Mobile homes: $36,072

Median gross rent in 2012: $302.

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  • White alone - 2,205 (64.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,000 (29.1%)
  • Hispanic - 167 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.09%)

Races in Blackshear detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blackshear: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (10.6%), Irish (8.8%), English (8.6%), German (3.6%), Greek (2.2%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 4.28 square miles.

Population density: 814 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blackshear:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackshear city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

63 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Blackshear, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackshear to the number of sex offenders is 100 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,356 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $810 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (76.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (721.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sunnyside, GA (2.6 miles ), Deenwood, GA (2.9 miles ), Waycross, GA (2.9 miles ), Bristol, GA (3.0 miles) , Patterson, GA (3.0 miles ), Hoboken, GA (3.2 miles ), Offerman, GA (3.3 miles ), Waresboro, GA (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 31.30 N, Longitude: 82.25 W

Area code: 912

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Crime rates in Blackshear by Year
Type 2001 2002 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.028.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01023063
per 100,000 0.029.10.057.585.50.0173.486.1
Robberies 025445414
per 100,000 0.058.3145.1115.1114.0141.7115.6401.7
Assaults 2081612631410
per 100,000 594.9233.0464.2345.2171.085.0404.5286.9
Burglaries 4054445550455546
per 100,000 1189.81573.01276.51582.31425.31275.51589.11319.9
Thefts 6613749828012914713382
per 100,000 1963.13990.714447.38055.23677.34166.73842.82352.9
Auto thefts 7316121412102
per 100,000 208.287.4464.2345.2399.1340.1288.957.4
Arson N/AN/A0N/AN/A200
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.0N/AN/A56.70.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.2) 309.6379.0875.1695.0432.6356.7564.5455.8

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Crime rate in Blackshear detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.73
Georgia average:

2.77

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Blackshear, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -251 (-7.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Blackshear-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Blackshear city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.2 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackshear-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Blackshear:

  • PIERCE CO NH (Nursing Home, 221 CARTER AVE BOX 32)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Blackshear:

  • SATILLA PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • SATILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM IN WAYCROSS, INC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Blackshear, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackshear:

  • Valdosta State University (about 70 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,844)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 76 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 9,893)
  • Jacksonville University (about 76 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 77 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 77 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 80 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • South University-Savannah (about 83 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,933)

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Notable locations in Blackshear: Blackshear Fire Department Station 2 (A), Blackshear Fire Department Station 1 (B), Marian Anderson Library (C), Pierce County Jail (D), Pierce County Courthouse (E), Blackshear Memorial Library (F), Blackshear City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blackshear include: Church of God (A), First Baptist Church of Blackshear (B), First Methodist Church (C), Scotts Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Zion Baptist Church (E), Ward Memorial Church (F), New Beginning Church of God (G), Greater Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Emmanuel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Blackshear Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lakeview Country Club Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackshear and their reported violations in the past:

BLACKSHEAR (Population served: 3350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and OCT-17-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (2 times from AUG-01-2005 to OCT-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-08-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-19-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-09-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2001)
DARIEN (Population served: 2907, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2003 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and SEP-13-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-13-1994 to SEP-13-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
ASPINWALL`S MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and JUL-25-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-1997), St Intentional no-action (SEP-25-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-1998), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-07-1999 to JAN-08-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BRITTANY ESTATES (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-11-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-24-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2003 and SEP-22-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAY-10-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2000)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.8%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blackshear, GA

People in group quarters in Blackshear in 2010:

  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
75 people in nursing homes in 2000
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Blackshear compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Blackshear (2011 data):

  • PrimeSouth Bank: Primesouth Bank at 3473 Us Highway 84, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $365.8 mil, Deposits: $328.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Jones Bancshares, L.P.
  • The Heritage Bank: Blackshear Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1946/07/13. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $792.7 mil, headquarters in Hinesville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blackshear travel time to work - commute


Blackshear mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blackshear city (based on Pierce County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.58%
Here62.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents73.9%8.7%7.0%4.9%5.5%
Congregations47.2%19.4%11.1%2.8%19.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pierce County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Pierce County:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pierce County:

9.9%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$6,905$20,7151$1,231
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$102
Police Protection - Officers 11$20,369$22,2210$0
Police - Other 2$3,941$23,6460$0
Streets and Highways 4$7,406$22,2180$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,604$22,4160$0
Sewerage 4$6,405$19,2150$0
Water Supply 3$6,204$24,8160$0
Totals for Government 31$56,834$22,0008$1,333

Blackshear government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $371,000 ($106.36)
    Water Utilities: $292,000 ($83.72)
    Sewerage: $195,000 ($55.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($52.47)
    Central Staff Services: $179,000 ($51.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $139,000 ($39.85)
    Regular Highways: $102,000 ($29.24)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($19.78)
    General Public Buildings: $62,000 ($17.78)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($14.33)
    Corrections - Other: $45,000 ($12.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($4.87)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($4.59)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($10.32)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $18,000 ($5.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($6.31)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($4.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $664,000 ($190.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($16.06)

Blackshear government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $233,000 ($66.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($40.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($12.33)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $288,000 ($82.57)
    All Other: $36,000 ($10.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $94,000 ($26.95)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($13.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $349,000 ($100.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $18,000 ($5.16)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $376,000 ($107.80)
    Public Utilities: $164,000 ($47.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($42.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $83,000 ($23.80)
    NEC: $54,000 ($15.48)

Blackshear government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $925,000 ($265.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $867,000 ($248.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($16.63)

Blackshear government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $717,000 ($205.56)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $269,000 ($77.12)

8.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ware County, GA  3.16% ($36,184 average AGI)
from Brantley County, GA  0.60% ($33,394)
from Wayne County, GA  0.31% ($43,647)


7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ware County, GA  2.59% ($25,567 average AGI)
to Brantley County, GA  0.64% ($26,114)
to Glynn County, GA  0.37% ($29,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackshear:

  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGIG (1440 AM; 5 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackshear:

  • WKUB (105.1 FM; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWUF (97.7 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WASW (91.9 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blackshear:

  • W54CW (Channel 54; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Blackshear, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Blackshear fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,180
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 9,270

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blackshear)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Police Station On Central Ave (Lat: 31.306056 Lon: -82.242611), Call Sign: KUS518
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.755 MHz, 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023
    Registrant: Monroe Communications, 570 Pafford Road, Waycross, GA 31501, Phone: (912) 285-8491, Fax: (912) 285-0647, Email:
  • Nr Sw City Limits Of Blackshear Ga On Us 82 (Lat: 31.296333 Lon: -82.249833), Call Sign: KNEP647
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2003, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Hwy 84 Near S City Limit (Lat: 31.299667 Lon: -82.249833), Call Sign: KNGA432, Licensee ID: L00025243
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/1998, Expiration Date: 03/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003
    Registrant: Pierce Ag Service Inc Dba Griffins Warehouse Blackshear, 3241 Hwy 84w, Blackshear, GA 31516, Phone: (912) 449-4761
  • Johnson St 200 S Of Us Hwy 82 (Lat: 31.304667 Lon: -82.242889), Call Sign: KAB703
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, 456.025 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/1999, Expiration Date: 04/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2002
    Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8281, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • Lat: 31.263528 Lon: -82.352889, Call Sign: WPWD607
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.662 MHz, 467.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Paul Floyd
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blackshear)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1357Y , Serial Number: 17249057, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L House, 323 Strickland Ave, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2242L , Serial Number: M-1891, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/16/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Scott D Valis, 1499 S River Oaks Dr, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3652C , Serial Number: R18200296, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William B Dial, 6462 Riverwoods Dr, Blackshear, GA 31516, Other Owners: Roy Marvin Shuman
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1P (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 368HY , Serial Number: 2363, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Alan Drury, 4656 Howell Rd, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: BEECH A60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40DD , Serial Number: P-239, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Pr Air LLC, 225 Woodlawn Ter, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: BEECH 36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8082R , Serial Number: E-152, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Scott D Valis, 1499 S River Oaks Dr, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: TIAHRT JERRY R RAF 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 831JT , Serial Number: H2-99-10-429, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry R Tiahrt, 4014 Eagle Dr, Blackshear, GA 31516


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blackshear, GA

Most common first names in Blackshear, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12267.2 years
John8373.2 years
William6871.0 years
Mary6774.7 years
Robert4367.0 years
Willie3667.6 years
Thomas3264.2 years
George2774.2 years
Annie2578.0 years
Joseph2474.7 years
Most common last names in Blackshear, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dixon8374.5 years
Davis6775.1 years
Smith5773.4 years
Strickland4871.8 years
Johnson4172.0 years
Carter4074.0 years
Harris3672.4 years
Walker3172.2 years
Thomas2871.6 years
Bowen2873.9 years
Businesses in Blackshear, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joan Tibor Mcneal (1)
  • David L. Mills (1)
  • Andrew L. Clough (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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