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ZIP Code 30286

Primary City:Thomaston, GA (View All Cities)
County: Upson County
Timezone: Eastern (1:15pm)
Coordinates:32.9, -84.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30286

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30286. 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 30286. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30286, 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:
Thomaston, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 30286 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30286 is located in west Georgia and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 30286 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30286 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,490
Population Density 121 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,550
Median Home Value $85,600
Land Area 194.19 sq mi
Water Area 2.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,307
Median Household Income $34,446

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male765736774911710628671698750845788746703516408262173126
Female729709786847699645714773784914869790812620530426287346
Total1,4941,4451,5601,7581,4091,2731,3851,4711,5341,7591,6571,5361,5151,136938688460472

Gender

 Male 11,210 48%
 Female 12,280 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,953 67.9%
 Black Or African American 6,780 28.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.2%
 Asian 117 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 286 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 292 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner855019001,2951,3131,051650210
Renter27867764862751831816868
Total3631,1781,5481,9221,8311,369818278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,097 44%
 Single Guardian 2,251 24%
 Singles 2,607 28%
 Singles With Roommate 352 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,255 67%
 Households with Kids 3,052 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144125149179137143144159153162166151131164181174196187173134
Female130150168147137139134140159183152136155160177147187171165169
Total274275317326274282278299312345318287286324358321383358338303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30286 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 30286 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 30286 real estate data, the median home value of $85,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 30286 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 30286 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30286 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,016 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 194 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 264 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,635 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,370 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,302 31%
 Households Vacant 1,243 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 355 28.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.3%
 For Sale Only 173 13.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 10.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 549 44.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 77 2%
 1 Bedroom 370 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,563 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,128 36%
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 $34,446 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 30286 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 30286 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 30286 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,215 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,321 23%
 No Earnings 8,343 44%
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 6,215 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,321 23%
 No Earnings 8,343 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,105 94.4%
 Public transportation 18 0.2%
 Taxicab 60 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 260 3.0%
 Worked at Home 146 1.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,825 25%
 High School Graduate 4,491 60%
 Associate's degree 248 3%
 Bachelor's degree 462 6%
 Master's degree 228 3%
 Professional school degree 91 1%
 Doctorate degree 86 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,799 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 349 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 397 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30286

ZIP Code 30286 is in the Thomaston-Upson County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30286.

Prek
216 East Lee St
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Thomaston-Upson County School District
Upson-Lee Middle School
101 Holston Dr
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Thomaston-Upson County School District
Upson-Lee North Elementary School
334 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Thomaston-Upson County School District
Upson-Lee South Elementary
172 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Thomaston-Upson County School District
Upson-Lee High School
268 Knight Trl
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Thomaston-Upson County School District
Westwood Christian Academy
96 Pickard Rd
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Upson Christian Academy
2088 Yatesville Hwy
Thomaston, GA 30286
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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