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ZIP Code 30297

Primary City:Forest Park, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Forest Park
County: Clayton County
Timezone: Eastern (12:58pm)
Area code: 404 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.61, -84.36
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30297

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30297. 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 30297. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30297, 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:
Forest Park, GA
Acceptable:
Fort Gillem

Stats and Demographics for the 30297 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30297 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 30297 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. 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 30297 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,188
Population Density 2,478 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,559
Median Home Value $69,700
Land Area 10.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,691
Median Household Income $30,598

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4051,1699671,0621,2321,3651,3041,1429418947905544553162021499982
Female1,3191,0948878849621,1291,026936825889757629486354282238185178
Total2,7242,2631,8541,9462,1942,4942,3302,0781,7661,7831,5471,183941670484387284260

Gender

 Male 14,128 52%
 Female 13,060 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,813 32.4%
 Black Or African American 10,408 38.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 145 0.5%
 Asian 1,809 6.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 5,204 19.1%
 Two Or More Races 796 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner50357736931755521367143
Renter4691,4701,1068874982689142
Total5191,8271,8421,8181,253789458185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,104 36%
 Single Guardian 2,827 33%
 Singles 2,108 24%
 Singles With Roommate 652 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,969 57%
 Households with Kids 3,722 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male277300269277233246221235234189222217197142188210197230237232
Female257271291226249207210213215183191169176168169192154186183184
Total534571560503482453431448449372413386373310357402351416420416

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30297 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 30297 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 30297 real estate data, the median home value of $69,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 30297 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 30297 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30297 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,789 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 329 1.2%
 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 70 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,713 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,147 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,831 46%
 Households Vacant 1,868 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,027 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 1%
 For Sale Only 203 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 572 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 1%
 1 Bedroom 671 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,094 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,525 35%
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 $30,598 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 30297 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, 30297 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. Most commuters in 30297 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 7,887 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,594 23%
 No Earnings 7,638 38%
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 7,887 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,594 23%
 No Earnings 7,638 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,148 87.1%
 Public transportation 187 1.8%
 Taxicab 124 1.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 964 9.2%
 Worked at Home 77 0.7%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,205 37.9%
 High School Graduate 4,494 53.1%
 Associate's degree 367 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 275 3.2%
 Master's degree 84 1.0%
 Professional school degree 31 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,679 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 389 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 699 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30297

ZIP Code 30297 is in the Clayton County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30297.

South Metro Psychoeducational Program
5277 Ash St
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clayton County School District
Forest Park Middle School
930 Finley Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clayton County School District
Huie Elementary School
1260 Rockcut Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clayton County School District
Edmonds Elementary School
4495 Simpson Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clayton County School District
Babb Middle School
5500 Reynolds Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clayton County School District
Fountain Elementary School
5215 West St
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clayton County School District
Unidos Dual Language Charter School
4475 Hendrix Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clayton County School District
Forest Park High School
5452 Phillips Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clayton County School District
Ash Street Baptist Learning Center
5370 Ash St
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Atlanta Adventist International School
5241 Ash St
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rising Son Academy
5880 Old Dixie Hwy
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Forest Park Street School
260 Forest Pkwy
Forest Park, GA 30297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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