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ZIP Code 30518

Primary City:Buford, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Gwinnett
Timezone: Eastern (9:11am)
Area code: 678 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.12, -84.01
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30518

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30518. 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 30518. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30518, 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:
Buford, GA
Acceptable:
Rest Haven, Sugar Hill
Unacceptable:
Sugarhill

Stats and Demographics for the 30518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30518 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 30518 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30518 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,211
Population Density 1,138 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,972
Median Home Value $175,200
Land Area 39.74 sq mi
Water Area 7.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,468
Median Household Income $63,843

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0022,0831,8231,5591,1341,3971,5991,9711,9641,7441,4311,111808602390289181139
Female1,8481,9321,8171,4581,0261,3621,7992,0561,9321,7921,5001,192959663518437322371
Total3,8504,0153,6403,0172,1602,7593,3984,0273,8963,5362,9312,3031,7671,265908726503510

Gender

 Male 22,227 49%
 Female 22,984 51%
Gender

Race

 White 31,937 70.6%
 Black Or African American 5,012 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 136 0.3%
 Asian 3,052 6.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.0%
 Other Race 3,924 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,128 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1391,6473,3003,0151,9531,064567153
Renter222867848673358239232191
Total3612,5144,1483,6882,3111,303799344

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,941 58%
 Single Guardian 2,712 18%
 Singles 3,081 20%
 Singles With Roommate 734 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,426 54%
 Households with Kids 7,042 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male370419413444394444415415415372389347374341320362321328228226
Female347366387405386375403384384377373333361373307321333276221201
Total717785800849780819818799799749762680735714627683654604449427

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30518 has a small 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 30518 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 30518 real estate data, the median home value of $175,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 30518 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 30518 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,082 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,935 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,903 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,630 21%
 Households Vacant 1,504 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 420 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 411 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 167 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 429 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 74 2%
 1 Bedroom 242 7%
 2 Bedroom 1,081 32%
 3+ Bedroom 2,029 59%
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 $63,843 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 30518 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. 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 30518. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,384 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,980 24%
 No Earnings 10,332 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 15,384 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,980 24%
 No Earnings 10,332 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,159 92.7%
 Public transportation 123 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 0.8%
 Worked at Home 1,195 5.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,219 15.8%
 High School Graduate 6,901 49.1%
 Associate's degree 1,001 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,738 19.5%
 Master's degree 857 6.1%
 Professional school degree 241 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 112 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,956 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,005 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 862 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30518

ZIP Code 30518 is in the Buford City School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30518.

Buford Elementary School
2500 Sawnee Ave
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buford City School District
Buford Middle School
2700 Robert Bell Parkway
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buford City School District
Buford Academy
2705 Robert Bell Parkway
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buford City School District
Sugar Hill Elementary School
939 Level Creek Rd
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gwinnett County School District
T. Carl Buice School
1160 Level Creek Rd
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gwinnett County School District
Sycamore Elementary School
5695 Sycamore Rd
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gwinnett County School District
Lanier Middle School
6482 Suwanee Dam Rd
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gwinnett County School District
White Oak Elementary School
6442 Suwanee Dam Rd
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gwinnett County School District
North Gwinnett Middle School
160 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gwinnett County School District
Buford High School
2750 Sawnee Ave
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buford City School District
Lanier High School
918 Buford Hwy
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gwinnett County School District
Sugar Hill Christian Academy
4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Goddard School
210 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Old Suwanee Christian School
4118 Old Suwanee Rd
Buford, GA 30518
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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