Blairsville

This lovely community boasts annual events such as the Sorghum Festival.

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Welcome to Blairsville

Blairsville is located in Union County, only 20 minutes from Lake Chatuge.
 
This lovely community boasts annual events such as the Sorghum Festival. Sorghum is a syrup that is much sweeter than honey, similar to maple syrup, yet RICH in flavor. Many people, including our Web Master, cook with fresh Sorghum, making pies, cakes, and other pastries.
 
Blairsville is the county seat of Union County. With approximately 750 people living in town, Union County as a whole comprises a total of 21,000 people, who call Union County their home. Many of these people started out as part-time residents but later discovered the uniqueness of our community and chose to call Union County home.
 
The courthouse is on the Historical Registry, dating back to the late 1800's. This beautiful building is located on the square of downtown Blairsville. While driving through downtown, take a moment to walk around this remarkable structure to see the craftsmanship these builders put into an iconic community.

Overview for Blairsville, GA

13,707 people live in Blairsville, where the median age is 57.1 and the average individual income is $29,953.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,707

Total Population

57.1 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$29,953.84

Average individual Income

Around Blairsville, GA

There's plenty to do around Blairsville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Melissa's Custom Cakes, Sunrise Grocery, and Abide Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.29 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.46 miles 27 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.41 miles 32 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.81 miles 8 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.03 miles 8 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.24 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Blairsville, GA

Blairsville has 6,068 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Blairsville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,707 people call Blairsville home. The population density is 80.43 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,707

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

57.1

Median Age

48.81 / 51.19%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,068

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$29,953.84

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Blairsville, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Blairsville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Union County Primary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Union County High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Union County Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Union County Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
4/5

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