Blackshear, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 3,549 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 1,767  (49.8%)
Females: 1,782  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31516.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,876 (it was $27,285 in 2000)
Blackshear:

$26,876
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,279 (it was $14,611 in 2000)

Blackshear city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,806 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Blackshear:

$94,806
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $450.

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  • Races in Blackshear, GA (2010)

    Blackshear races chart
    • 2,54073.7%White alone
    • 69520.2%Black alone
    • 1103.2%Hispanic
    • 541.6%Two or more races
    • 240.7%Asian alone
    • 210.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blackshear: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.7%), English (8.9%), Irish (6.8%), Subsaharan African (4.7%), German (2.7%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 4.28 square miles.

Population density: 829 people per square mile   (low).

Blackshear,GA real estate house value index trend

Blackshear, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Blackshear:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackshear city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

59 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Blackshear, Georgia as of July 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackshear to the number of sex offenders is 103 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,335 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $919 (1.1%)

Blackshear satellite photo by USGS

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

Blackshear household income distribution Blackshear home values distribution

Crime rates in Blackshear by Year
Type 2002 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014
Murders 001000001
per 100,000 0.00.028.80.00.00.00.00.028.0
Rapes 10230633N/A
per 100,000 29.10.057.585.50.0173.486.185.7N/A
Robberies 2544541437
per 100,000 58.3145.1115.1114.0141.7115.6401.785.7196.1
Assaults 81612631410815
per 100,000 233.0464.2345.2171.085.0404.5286.9228.6420.3
Burglaries 544455504555462733
per 100,000 1,573.01,276.51,582.31,425.31,275.51,589.11,319.9771.6924.6
Thefts 13749828012914713382118101
per 100,000 3,990.714,447.38,055.23,677.34,166.73,842.82,352.93,372.42,829.9
Auto thefts 31612141210253
per 100,000 87.4464.2345.2399.1340.1288.957.4142.984.1
Arson N/A0N/AN/A20000
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/AN/A56.70.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.9) 379.0875.1695.0432.6356.7564.5455.8354.3469.3

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Crime rate in Blackshear detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -251 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (29%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Blackshear: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Blackshear, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blackshear-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 22% smaller 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 slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 165.7 miles away from Blackshear center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 155.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 438.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from Blackshear center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 295.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blackshear topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blackshear:

  • PIERCE CO NH (221 CARTER AVE BOX 32)

Other hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • WAYCROSS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • DIALYSIS FACILITIES INC WAYCROSS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • WARE VISITING NURSES SERVICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackshear:

  • South Georgia State College (about 39 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 47 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Valdosta State University (about 70 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 72 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 76 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Jacksonville University (about 76 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 77 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Public high school in Blackshear:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blackshear:

Private elementary/middle school in Blackshear:

  • SOUTHEAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 37, Location: 217 W CARTER AVE, Grades: PK-3)
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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.4%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.5% for Black residents, 84.0% 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

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Georgia average:

12.6

Blackshear travel time to work - commute Blackshear mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,06532
Mainline Protestant9177
Black Protestant1262
Other--
None7,650-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Pierce 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
Pierce County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blackshear:

51.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Blackshear:

28.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blackshear:

11.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Blackshear:

35.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blackshear, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$17,362$34,7240$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,575$25,7250$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,893$26,6790$0
Water Supply 3$7,808$31,2320$0
Totals for Government 17$42,638$30,0970$0

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $371,000 ($104.54)
    Water Utilities: $292,000 ($82.28)
    Sewerage: $195,000 ($54.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($51.56)
    Central Staff Services: $179,000 ($50.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $139,000 ($39.17)
    Regular Highways: $102,000 ($28.74)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($19.44)
    General Public Buildings: $62,000 ($17.47)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($14.09)
    Corrections - Other: $45,000 ($12.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($4.79)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($4.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($10.14)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $18,000 ($5.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($6.20)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($4.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $664,000 ($187.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($15.78)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $233,000 ($65.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($39.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($12.12)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $288,000 ($81.15)
    All Other: $36,000 ($10.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $94,000 ($26.49)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($13.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $349,000 ($98.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $18,000 ($5.07)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Property: $376,000 ($105.95)
    Public Utilities: $164,000 ($46.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($41.42)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $83,000 ($23.39)
    NEC: $54,000 ($15.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $925,000 ($260.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $867,000 ($244.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($16.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $717,000 ($202.03)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $269,000 ($75.80)

7.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ware County, GA  2.79% ($27,259 average AGI)
from Brantley County, GA  0.50% ($30,600)
from Wayne County, GA  0.25% ($36,400)


7.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ware County, GA  2.61% ($25,833 average AGI)
to Brantley County, GA  0.55% ($25,273)
to Wayne County, GA  0.32% ($20,684)

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)
Blackshear fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Blackshear fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • $7,297,000Total costs
  • 27,840Total average daily traffic
  • 273Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Police Station On Central Ave (Lat: 31.306056 Lon: -82.242611), Call Sign: KUS518
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.755 MHz, 155.370 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2003, Expiration Date: 02/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/1998, Expiration Date: 03/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/1999, Expiration Date: 04/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2002Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Paul FloydRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Hwy 38 (Lat: 31.263889 Lon: -82.291389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 90 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQTY482
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.150 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/2014, Expiration Date: 05/06/2024, Certifier: Chuck RowlandRegistrant: Mobile Communications, 1606 River Street, Valdosta, GA 31601, Phone: (229) 375-0565, Fax: (229) 244-9003, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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): Receptacle Ministries, 225 Woodlawn Ter, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: SANDERSON HERBERT H SHA GLASAIR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 629HS , Serial Number: SN363
    Registrant (Individual): Derek Tippins, 232 Glenwood Dr, Blackshear, GA 31516
  • Aircraft: BEECH B19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6993R , Serial Number: MB-755, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): B&b Aviation Group LLC, 118 Nw Central Ave, Blackshear, GA 31516

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

BLACKSHEAR (Population served: 4,761, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2013)
CASTLEWOOD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 127, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ASPINWALL`S MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-1997), St Intentional no-action (SEP-25-2001)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and 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)
BRITTANY ESTATES (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and 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)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Blackshear, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS3
GNC1

Blackshear compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.
There are 11 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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