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ZIP Code 30605

Primary City:Athens, GA (View All Cities)
County: Clarke County
Timezone: Eastern (7:42pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.90, -83.32
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30605. 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 30605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30605, 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:
Athens, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 30605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30605 is located in north 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 30605 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30605 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,952
Population Density 1,091 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,663
Median Home Value $159,700
Land Area 36.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,949
Median Household Income $31,319

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0288357052,0565,1922,2771,4501,05878775572863858345129322714695
Female1,0477347162,4575,8822,0691,301915810761817793699544397298216192
Total2,0751,5691,4214,51311,0744,3462,7511,9731,5971,5161,5451,4311,282995690525362287

Gender

 Male 19,304 48%
 Female 20,648 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,099 67.8%
 Black Or African American 8,169 20.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.2%
 Asian 2,779 7.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
 Other Race 964 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 855 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3498989411,0161,157840521128
Renter4,2133,0051,12285650321910477
Total4,5623,9032,0631,8721,6601,059625205

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,634 29%
 Single Guardian 2,232 14%
 Singles 5,053 32%
 Singles With Roommate 4,030 25%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,668 79%
 Households with Kids 3,281 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2152111971851701771661591631521521121521371331261445071,1461,243
Female2382202081701401511211661561521451471381341331241416631,3961,613
Total4534314053553103282873253193042972592902712662502851,1702,5422,856

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30605 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 30605 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 30605 real estate data, the median home value of $159,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 30605. Rentals in 30605 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,125 90.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 431 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,337 8.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 59 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,263 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,587 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,099 57%
 Households Vacant 1,714 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,081 63.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 2.7%
 For Sale Only 203 11.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 138 8.1%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 209 12.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 212 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,932 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,865 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,538 30%
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 $31,319 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 30605 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. More commuters in 30605 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,184 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,467 39%
 No Earnings 12,291 35%
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 9,184 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,467 39%
 No Earnings 12,291 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,072 82%
 Public transportation 833 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 153 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,532 9%
 Worked at Home 665 4%
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 1,325 14%
 High School Graduate 3,117 32%
 Associate's degree 423 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,397 25%
 Master's degree 1,057 11%
 Professional school degree 343 4%
 Doctorate degree 977 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,645 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 641 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 528 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30605

ZIP Code 30605 is in the Clarke County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30605.

Barnett Shoals Elementary School
3220 Barnett Shoals Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clarke County School District
Hilsman Middle School
870 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clarke County School District
Gaines Elementary School
280 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clarke County School District
Barrow Elementary School
100 Pinecrest Dr
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clarke County School District
Whit Davis Road Elementary School
1450 Whit Davis Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clarke County School District
Clarke Central High School
350 South Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clarke County School District
Cedar Shoals High School
1300 Cedar Shoals Dr
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clarke County School District
Athens Montessori School
3145 Barnett Shoals Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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