Blairsville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 3,192 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 1,468  (46.0%)
Females: 1,724  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

53.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15717.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $42,206 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$42,206
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $31,753 (it was $16,771 in 2000)

Blairsville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $103,480 (it was $61,200 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$103,480
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $172,153; detached houses: $183,326; townhouses or other attached units: $189,139; in 2-unit structures: $146,143; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,295; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,983; mobile homes: $81,620; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $5,339

Median gross rent in 2022: $549.

March 2022 cost of living index in Blairsville: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.1%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.9% for Black residents, 49.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blairsville, PA (2022)
    • 2,70784.3%White alone
    • 3099.6%Two or more races
    • 1845.7%Black alone
    • 230.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Blairsville, Pennsylvania as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blairsville is 304 to 1.


Crime rates in Blairsville by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.5)
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)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(59.8)
7
(205.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(89.7)
11
(322.4)
17
(496.6)
15
(440.4)
21
(615.7)
22
(655.0)
12
(362.8)
9
(272.4)
17
(519.1)
9
(277.1)
5
(155.1)
8
(250.3)
5
(154.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(1,136)
16
(468.9)
20
(584.3)
15
(440.4)
25
(732.9)
8
(238.2)
15
(453.4)
13
(393.5)
11
(335.9)
3
(92.4)
7
(217.1)
7
(219.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(1,943)
84
(2,462)
72
(2,103)
72
(2,114)
68
(1,994)
61
(1,816)
66
(1,995)
73
(2,209)
76
(2,321)
43
(1,324)
45
(1,396)
25
(782.2)
21
(650.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(59.8)
6
(175.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.3)
5
(148.9)
3
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.1)
2
(61.6)
2
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index221.8271.4247.7212.3256.5351.3191.4170.4225.0153.6141.196.757.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Blairsville, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 4 (4 officers - 4 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Pennsylvania average:

2.55
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Ancestries: German (26.5%), Italian (13.3%), English (12.6%), Irish (8.4%), American (4.7%), Pennsylvania German (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/25/1825

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 2,293 people per square mile   (low).

Blairsville, Pennsylvania map

6 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,753 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,578 (1.6%)

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 ),
Millwood, PA (2.4 miles ),
Bolivar borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Coral, PA (2.6 miles ),
Derry borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Graceton, PA (2.7 miles ),
Bradenville, PA (2.9 miles ),
New Alexandria borough, PA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 79.26 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Blairsville, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Blairsville, PA in 2022
Blairsville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Historical population in Blairsville, PA
Historical housing units in Blairsville, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Blairsville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.6%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Blairsville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Electricians (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Blairsville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Blairsville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 5.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.60
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.606. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.606
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Blairsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 29% smaller 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from Blairsville center
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) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from Blairsville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.1 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) earthquake occurred 294.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 291.1 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 Indiana County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blairsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blairsville:

  • DCI AT CHESTNUT RIDGE (25 COLONY BOULEVARD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blairsville:

  • THE CARING HEART INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HOMER CITY, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LATROBE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; LATROBE, PA)
  • BEACON RIDGE, A CHOICE COMM (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • CAMERON MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • BETHLEN COMMUNITIES HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LIGONIER, PA)
  • INDIANA PRESBYTERIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • JULIA POUND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; INDIANA, PA)

Amtrak stations near Blairsville:

  • 11 miles: LATROBE (329 KCKINLEY AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Blairsville:

  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (Full-time enrollment: 2,602; Location: 500 Innovation Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wyotech.edu/campus/blairsville)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Blairsville:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 14 miles; Indiana, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,471)
  • Seton Hill University (about 18 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 21 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 26 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Saint Francis University (about 34 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 36 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 37 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

Public high school in Blairsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blairsville:

See full list of schools located in Blairsville

Library in Blairsville:

  • BLAIRSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $129,652; Location: 113 N. WALNUT ST.; 31,997 books; 863 audio materials; 248 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Education America no longer has a school in Blairsville. In 2002 - WyoTech (a technical school from Laramie, WY) opened a branch campus in Blairsville however it is in no way affiliated with Education America or Vale Tech.
  • Education America no longer has a school in Blairsville. In 2002 - WyoTech (a technical school from Laramie, WY) opened a branch campus in Blairsville however it is in no way affiliated with Education America or Vale Tech.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Blairsville Young Mens Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Blairsville: DeLuca Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dave L. Reed - Politician, John Ambrose Watterson - Catholic bishop.

Indiana County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BLAIRSVILLE MUNI AUTH (Population served: 3,900, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (MAY-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (APR-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
  • 15 other older monitoring violations
HARSHS CATERING (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BLAIR MHP (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 110 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
IRON KETTLE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

57.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Blairsville (2011 data):

  • S&T Bank: Resort Plaza Branch at 111 Resort Plaza Drive, branch established on 2002/12/09; Blairsville Station Branch at 205 East Market Street, branch established on 1987/12/10. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $4,099.9 mil, Deposits: $3,349.5 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: S & T Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Blairsville Branch at 34 East Market Street, branch established on 1933/12/11. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Blairsville Office at 53 East Market Street, branch established on 1967/12/28. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • Indiana First Savings Bank: Burrell Township Branch at 915 Route 22 Highway W, branch established on 2004/10/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $269.2 mil, Deposits: $229.1 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Blairsville:

Marital status in Blairsville, PA
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Blairsville:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Blairsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blairsville, PA (based on Indiana County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44182
Catholic12,38317
Evangelical Protestant10,777100
Other1,3487
Orthodox4236
Black Protestant2332
None47,275-
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: 12
Indiana County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Indiana County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Indiana County:

27.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.0%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blairsville:

15.3%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blairsville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$4,757$9,5142$109
Financial Administration 3$5,773$23,0922$1,031
Sewerage 3$13,286$53,1440$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,697$46,7880$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,189$32,7564$4,335
Solid Waste Management 2$3,269$19,6140$0
Water Supply 2$4,609$27,6540$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$6,428
Totals for Government 22$51,580$28,13513$11,903

Blairsville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $385,000 ($120.61)
    Central Staff Services: $302,000 ($94.61)
    Regular Highways: $256,000 ($80.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($27.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($22.56)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($20.68)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($6.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($5.33)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($2.82)

Blairsville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($5.64)
    Other: $12,000 ($3.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($1.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($5.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($2.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $536,000 ($167.92)
  • Tax - Property: $574,000 ($179.82)
    Individual Income: $285,000 ($89.29)
    Public Utility License: $59,000 ($18.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($16.92)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $28,000 ($8.77)

Blairsville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000 ($122.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $372,000 ($116.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $253,000 ($79.26)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000 ($73.62)

Blairsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($42.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $613,000 ($192.04)
Businesses in Blairsville, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hilton1
Chevrolet1KFC1
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQTW (1570 AM; 1 kW; LATROBE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCNS (1480 AM; 1 kW; LATROBE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WLCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMU (92.5 FM; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Blairsville:

  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Blairsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Blairsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $7,079,000Total costs
  • 125,496Total average daily traffic
  • 16,745Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Blairsville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 121950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blairsville, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Blairsville, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (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:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blairsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-CA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34429, N34429, N-34429, Serial Number: C14521, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/04/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Boyd T Payne, 101 Coal Rd, Blairsville, PA 15717
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9489J, N9489J, N-9489J, Serial Number: 28-3606, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Indiana County Flying Club Inc, 175 Mcknight Rd, Blairsville, PA 15717
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 717DT, N717DT, N-717DT, Serial Number: W13DCC30030682, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Diamond Techincal Services Inc, 9152 Route 22, Blairsville, PA 15717
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/10/2009, Exported to: Venezuela
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 718DT, N718DT, N-718DT, Serial Number: W13DCC30030466, Certificate Issue Date: 09/25/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Diamond Technical Services Inc, 9152 Route 22, Blairsville, PA 15717
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/28/2019
  • Aircraft: D & E ROTORCRAFT INC EXEC 90 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-100 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 162AK, N162AK, N-162AK, Serial Number: 5045, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): D And E Rotorcraft Inc, 3532 Fairway Ct, Blairsville, PA 15717
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/18/2017
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-3A (2820 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 3WS, N3WS, N-3WS, Serial Number: 525B0133, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Priority Aircraft Inc, Po Box 338, Blairsville, PA 15717

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 32 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Blairsville, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (71.5%), and Outside Fires (16.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blairsville, PA
    • 10371.5%Structure Fires
    • 2316.0%Outside Fires
    • 117.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blairsville, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Pennsylvania:

  • Comfort Inn - Chestnut Ridge, RR 1 Box 22, Blairsville, Pennsylvania 15717 , Phone: (724) 459-7100, Fax: (724) 459-7192
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 62 Pne Ridge Rd, Blairsville, Pennsylvania 15717 , Phone: (724) 459-5920, Fax: (724) 459-7369
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Blairsville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15072.7 years
Mary12479.6 years
William11274.2 years
James8473.4 years
George8273.7 years
Robert7969.7 years
Joseph7576.4 years
Margaret6279.3 years
Charles6075.6 years
Helen5376.9 years
Most common last names in Blairsville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4876.8 years
Clawson3478.6 years
Williams3371.2 years
Miller3077.3 years
Jones2576.6 years
Campbell2481.3 years
Palmer2374.4 years
Ferguson2076.7 years
Hill1877.4 years
Muir1775.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blairsville, PA
  • 93.0%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blairsville, PA
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 24.5%Electricity
  • 8.1%No fuel used


Blairsville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Blairsville on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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