For population 25 years and over in Blairsville:
For population 15 years and over in Blairsville borough:
20 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,904 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (37.6 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (219.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Black Lick, PA (2.1 miles ), Bolivar borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Derry borough, PA (2.7 miles ), New Alexandria borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Jacksonville, PA (3.0 miles ), Homer City borough, PA (3.0 miles ), McChesneytown-Loyalhanna, PA (3.1 miles ), Lucerne Mines, PA (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 79.26 W
Area code: 724
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Crime in Blairsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+0.4%).
Work and jobs in Blairsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blairsville, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blairsville-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Blairsville borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blairsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Blairsville 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 Indiana County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dave L. Reed - Politician, John Ambrose Watterson - Catholic bishop.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blairsville and their reported violations in the past:BLAIRSVILLE MUNI AUTH (Population served: 3700, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:HARSHS CATERING (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:IRON KETTLE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.1%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 69.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 63.0% for other race residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Blairsville (based on Indiana County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.17%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
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Blairsville government finances in 2002:
4.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,067 average adjusted gross income)
0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
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See more detailed statistics of Blairsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 54 meters (177ft)
Total average daily traffic: 40,254
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,820
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blairsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blairsville, PA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blairsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blairsville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2013.