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ZIP Code 30079

Primary City:Scottdale, GA (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17pm)
Area code: 678 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.79, -84.26
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30079. 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 30079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30079, 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:
Scottdale, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 30079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30079 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 30079 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 30079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,960
Population Density 2,316 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,346
Median Home Value $152,400
Land Area 1.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,150
Median Household Income $30,139

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16511911399731161051071249471714932111377
Female129106105781041501441481201049472664841302025
Total2942252181771772662492552441981651431158052432732

Gender

 Male 1,376 46%
 Female 1,584 54%
Gender

Race

 White 790 26.7%
 Black Or African American 1,914 64.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 137 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 51 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 65 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner910115310877503314
Renter351581381159343176
Total44259291223170935020

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 297 26%
 Single Guardian 390 34%
 Singles 345 30%
 Singles With Roommate 118 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 759 66%
 Households with Kids 391 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4127232725281627232420312117181918281616
Female2326202923213012201725221724161417151617
Total6453435648494639434145533841343335433233

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30079 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 30079 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 30079 real estate data, the median home value of $152,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 30079 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 30079 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,957 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 434 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 111 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 605 45%
 Households Vacant 196 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 22 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 137 22%
 2 Bedroom 293 47%
 3+ Bedroom 198 32%
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 $30,139 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 30079 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 30079 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 30079. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 825 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 660 27%
 No Earnings 943 39%
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 825 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 660 27%
 No Earnings 943 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,027 81.0%
 Public transportation 171 13.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.8%
 Worked at Home 60 4.7%
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 76 8%
 High School Graduate 425 47%
 Associate's degree 97 11%
 Bachelor's degree 178 20%
 Master's degree 53 6%
 Professional school degree 57 6%
 Doctorate degree 22 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 787 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 102 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30079

ZIP Code 30079 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30079.

Robert Shaw Theme School
385 Glendale Rd
Scottdale, GA 30079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District

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