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Blackshear is a city in Pierce County, in the Waycross metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. David Blackshear.
The latitude of Blackshear is 31.305N. The longitude is -82.242W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 112 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,302.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blackshear demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31516 ZIP code.
3% of Blackshear residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blackshear ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blackshear was $14,611, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Blackshear residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blackshear, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $212. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Libraries in Blackshear include Blackshear Memorial Library, Marian Anderson Public Library ... View libraries
Pierce County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blackshear political report.
The average commute time for Blackshear workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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