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ZIP Code 30038

Primary City:Lithonia, GA (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Eastern (5:52am)
Area code: 678 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.66, -84.14
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30038

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30038. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 30038. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30038, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lithonia, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 30038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30038 is located in northwest Georgia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 30038 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30038 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,233
Population Density 1,281 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,343
Median Home Value $124,300
Land Area 29.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,299
Median Household Income $48,856

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3521,4781,5971,4921,1361,2001,1511,2691,2621,1961,0679036843812181265530
Female1,3261,3951,5771,4531,2971,6151,6331,7741,8501,6701,5741,313905513277197156111
Total2,6782,8733,1742,9452,4332,8152,7843,0433,1122,8662,6412,2161,589894495323211141

Gender

 Male 16,597 45%
 Female 20,636 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,241 3.3%
 Black Or African American 34,915 93.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.2%
 Asian 100 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 244 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 655 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner671,0772,2892,4921,93271425246
Renter4521,8151,4839374891944911
Total5192,8923,7723,4292,42190830157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,750 33%
 Single Guardian 4,741 33%
 Singles 4,137 29%
 Singles With Roommate 671 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,456 59%
 Households with Kids 5,843 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male303243276300287258280305348350289313309336311316350280235234
Female254248284282251256283290315334310320305308337320328266202243
Total557491560582538514563595663684599633614644648636678546437477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30038 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 30038 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 30038 real estate data, the median home value of $124,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 30038. Rentals in 30038 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,173 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 13 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,279 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 590 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,430 33%
 Households Vacant 2,044 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,141 55.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.5%
 For Sale Only 411 20.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 2.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 407 19.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,302 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,673 30%
 3+ Bedroom 2,455 45%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $48,856 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 30038 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 30038 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 30038 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,365 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,387 25%
 No Earnings 9,272 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,365 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,387 25%
 No Earnings 9,272 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,775 88%
 Public transportation 1,067 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 230 1%
 Worked at Home 773 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 530 5.0%
 High School Graduate 5,912 56.1%
 Associate's degree 766 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,693 25.5%
 Master's degree 492 4.7%
 Professional school degree 52 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 98 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,786 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 882 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 568 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30038

ZIP Code 30038 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30038.

Salem Middle School
5333 Salem Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Fairington Elementary School
5505 Philip Bradley Dr
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Murphy Candler Elementary School
6775 South Goddard Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Edward L. Bouie- Senior Elementary School
5100 Rock Springs Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Browns Mill Elementary School
4863 Browns Mill Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Flat Rock Elementary School
4603 Evans Mill Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Leadership Preparatory Academy
6400 Woodrow Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District
Martin Luther King- Junior High School
3991 Snapfinger Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dekalb County School District
Arabia Mountain High School - Academy of Engineeri
6775 South Goddard Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dekalb County School District
Bits & Bytes Learning Center
3072 Evans Mill Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sparks Christian Academy #2
5949 Fairington Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cornerstone Leadership Academy
3800 Big Miller Grove Way
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Excell Preparatory Center
5105 Salem Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Glenn Nova Christian Academy
5241 Rock Springs Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Discovery Academy
3174 Miller Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lithonia Adventist Academy Elementary
3533 Ragsdale Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Birth Christian Academy
6400 Woodrow Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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