Blairsville, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 611 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 380  (62.2%)
Females: 231  (37.8%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30512.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $18,938 (it was $14,120 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$18,938
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,466 (it was $13,865 in 2000)

Blairsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,753 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$85,753
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $659.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blairsville: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.8%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blairsville, GA (2010)
    • 57788.5%White alone
    • 304.6%Black alone
    • 304.6%Hispanic
    • 101.5%Two or more races
    • 40.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Blairsville, Georgia as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blairsville is 13 to 1.


Crime rates in Blairsville by year

Type

2005

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(180.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(369.0)
1
(175.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(458.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(540.5)
1
(185.5)
2
(369.0)
3
(527.2)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
14
(2,141)
21
(3,825)
12
(2,162)
11
(2,041)
20
(3,690)
16
(2,812)
6
(983.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(540.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(369.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)0.00.00.00.0117.7153.0221.694.6313.7202.139.3

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City-data.com crime index in Blairsville, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

11.48
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (17.2%), Italian (10.4%), English (4.7%), Scottish (4.7%), German (3.0%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1893 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 575 people per square mile   (low).

Blairsville, Georgia map

19 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.8%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $220 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $276 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (60.0 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (81.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (522.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ivylog, GA (2.6 miles ),
Young Harris, GA (2.7 miles ),
Macedonia, GA (3.3 miles ),
Suches, GA (3.4 miles ),
Hiawassee, GA (3.5 miles ),
Hayesville, NC (3.8 miles ),
Murphy, NC (3.9 miles ),
Morganton, GA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 83.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,665 (+685.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 102 (77.1%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Blairsville, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blairsville, GA in 2017
Blairsville satellite photo by USGS

Blairsville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in Blairsville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Blairsville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)

Average climate in Blairsville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Blairsville, Georgia average temperatures Blairsville, Georgia average precipitation Blairsville, Georgia humidity Blairsville, Georgia wind speed Blairsville, Georgia snowfall Blairsville, Georgia sunshine Blairsville, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 6.59. This is significantly better than average.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Blairsville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Blairsville city center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blairsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Blairsville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from Blairsville center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 329.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blairsville topographic map

Main business address for: UNITED COMMUNITY BANKS INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Blairsville:

  • UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 35 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • UNION CO NH (RT 7 BOX 7650)
  • UNION COUNTY NURSING HOME (164 NURSING HOME CIRCLE)
  • UNION COUNTY DIALYSIS (72 APPALACHIAN AVENUE)
  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1658 GOWDER DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Blairsville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blairsville:

  • University of North Georgia (about 24 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Piedmont College (about 32 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 41 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 45 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Western Carolina University (about 55 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Lee University (about 56 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 57 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in Blairsville:

Private high school in Blairsville:

  • LIGHT HOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 16, Location: 772 JOHN SMITH RD E, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blairsville:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blairsville: Haralson Recreation Center (A), Union County Fire Department Station 10 (B), Union County Fire Department Station 1 (C), Old Union County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Blairsville: Blairsville Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creek: Little Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Nelson's Nursery (Water Parks & Slides; 1728 Blue Ridge Highway), Birdyard Seed Company (Nature Centers; 29 Highway 515), Coyotes Game Room (Arcades & Amusements; 80 Merchants Walk).

Hotels: El-Joe Lodge (Murphy Highway), Best Western Milton Inn Motel (222 Highway 515).

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

COOSA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 3,944, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BLAIRSVILLE (Population served: 3,400, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
BRYANT COVE (Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BAREFOOT HILLS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHARLIE MOUNTAIN WATER, LLC (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
CALHOUN RIDGE (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 48 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blairsville that have no violations reported:

  • COOPERS CREEK ESTATES (Population served: 58, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.0%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
173 people in state prisons in 2010
208 people in state prisons in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Blairsville (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: at 59 Highway 515, Ingles Supermarket Branch, Brackett's Way Branch. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Appalachian/Blairsville Branch at 271 Highway 515, branch established on 1982/01/04. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Citizens South Bank: Blairsville Branch at 10 Highway 515, branch established on 1998/08/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Blairsville Branch at 336 Blue Ridge Street, branch established on 2006/11/14. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

For population 15 years and over in Blairsville:

Marital status in Blairsville, GA
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 30.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blairsville:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blairsville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blairsville, GA (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,79342
Mainline Protestant1,7478
Catholic1,5642
Other913
None7,161-
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: 5
Union County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Union County:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.7%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Georgia:

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

9.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blairsville:

42.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

30.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blairsville, 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
Water Supply 8$30,290$45,4350$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,782$39,0552$876
Parks and Recreation 4$12,250$36,7500$0
Financial Administration 3$8,098$32,3920$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,593$45,5585$1,500
Other and Unallocable 2$4,194$25,1641$1,734
Police - Other 1$2,828$33,9360$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,322$27,8640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$90,357$38,7248$4,110

Blairsville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,470,000 ($4042.55)
    Sewerage: $1,647,000 ($2695.58)
    Air Transportation: $1,310,000 ($2144.03)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($11.46)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($9.82)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($1286.42)
    Police Protection: $544,000 ($890.34)
    Sewerage: $524,000 ($857.61)
    Air Transportation: $293,000 ($479.54)
    Central Staff Services: $292,000 ($477.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($155.48)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($147.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000 ($104.75)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($36.01)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($4.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($54.01)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($32.73)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($13.09)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($9.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,098,000 ($1797.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $302,000 ($494.27)

Blairsville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,206,000 ($3610.47)
    Air Transportation: $543,000 ($888.71)
    Other: $31,000 ($50.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($19.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $682,000 ($1116.20)
    Other: $204,000 ($333.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000 ($168.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($27.82)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($16.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,309,000 ($5415.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($22.91)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $137,000 ($224.22)
    Property: $126,000 ($206.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $119,000 ($194.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($137.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000 ($70.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($57.28)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $31,000 ($50.74)
    Other License: $3,000 ($4.91)

Blairsville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,739,000 ($11029.46)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,289,000 ($7019.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,069,000 ($6659.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,619,000 ($2649.75)

Blairsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,574,000 ($4212.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($63.83)

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Towns County, GA  0.64% ($42,019 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.43% ($28,143)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.29% ($61,125)
Businesses in Blairsville, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Circle K2True Value1
Curves1U-Haul2
Domino's Pizza1UPS3
FedEx2Waffle House1
GNC1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • WZCM (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: YOUNG HARRIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCVP (600 AM; 1 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • W266AC (101.1 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, GA; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Blairsville:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W07BE (Channel 7; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W10AQ (Channel 10; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB ,INC)
  • W13AY (Channel 13; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W04BJ (Channel 4; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • Blairsville, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents43
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents64
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count21162
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents32569
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5896
  • Fatalities23260
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents52140
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2799
See more detailed statistics of Blairsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 88.8mTotal length
  • $19,606,000Total costs
  • 151,210Total average daily traffic
  • 4,759Total average daily truck traffic
  • 210,165Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blairsville, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blairsville, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blairsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blairsville, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 196 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blairsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Blairsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 107 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Blairsville, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.7%), and Structure Fires (34.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blairsville, GA
    • 48344.7%Outside Fires
    • 37434.6%Structure Fires
    • 18817.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 353.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blairsville, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Georgia:

  • Comfort Inn, 90 Fisher St, Blairsville, Georgia 30512 , Phone: (706) 745-6844
  • Best Western Milton Inn, 201 Hwy 515, Blairsville, Georgia 30512 , Phone: (706) 745-6995, Fax: (706) 745-1048
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Georgia
Most common first names in Blairsville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11876.0 years
James11173.4 years
John10875.8 years
Mary9379.5 years
Robert8973.0 years
Charles5773.2 years
Frank4180.5 years
George3576.9 years
Thomas3274.2 years
Richard3171.2 years
Most common last names in Blairsville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dyer6079.4 years
Jones5775.4 years
Brown5279.9 years
Smith4379.4 years
Collins4281.8 years
Payne3880.7 years
Thomas3577.1 years
King3070.8 years
Rogers3074.8 years
Weaver2878.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blairsville, GA
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 26.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blairsville, GA
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Utility gas


Blairsville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly 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 42 pilots and 29 other airmen in this city.
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