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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.


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Median household income
Local
$27,285
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blackshear demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Blackshear's Mill
More than 5,000 Union soldiers were imprisoned here during the Civil War.
Historic sites and museums: Pierce County Heritage Museum & Depot
Municipal address:
PO Box 268
Blackshear, GA 31516

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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.

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14% of Blackshear residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Blackshear, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $212.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.


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Libraries in Blackshear include Blackshear Memorial Library, Marian Anderson Public Library ... View libraries

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Pierce County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blackshear political report.

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The average commute time for Blackshear workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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