Blairsville, PA Population

Population: 3,607. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,460 (-4.1% change)
Males: 1,697 (47.0%), Females: 1,910 (53.0%)

Indiana County

Zip code: 15717

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $30,625
Median house value: $59,800

Races in Blairsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (17.7%), Italian (16.4%), English (9.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), United States (5.9%).

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blairsville

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blairsville borough

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blairsville:

  • TORRANCE STATE HOSP (about 3 miles; TORRANCE, PA)
  • LATROBE AREA HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; LATROBE, PA)
  • INDIANA HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; INDIANA, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blairsville:

  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 15 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 32 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 46 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blairsville:

  • INDIANA COUNTY/JIMMY STEWART FLD/ (about 17 miles; INDIANA, PA; Abbreviation: IDI)
  • GREENSBURG JEANNETTE REGIONAL (about 24 miles; JEANNETTE, PA; Abbreviation: 5G8)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT/SCOTTDALE (about 30 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA; Abbreviation: P45)
Amtrak station near Blairsville:

  • 12 miles: LATROBE (329 KCKINLEY AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Blairsville:

  • EDUCATION AMERICA-VALE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 231; Location: 135 W MARKET ST; Private, for-profit; Website: educationamerica.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blairsville:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 18 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 30 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 50 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 51 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 51 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)

Schools

Public high school in Blairsville:

  • BLAIRSVILLE SHS (Students: 387; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Blairsville:

  • BLAIRSVILLE EL SCH (Students: 553; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BLAIRSVILLE MS (Students: 331; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Blairsville:

  • BLAIRSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,583; Location: 113 NORTH WALNUT ST; 28,346 books; 800 audio materials; 30 video materials; 79 serial subscriptions)