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ZIP Code 30742

Primary City:Fort Oglethorpe, GA (View All Cities)
County: Catoosa County
Timezone: Eastern (10:57pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.95, -85.24
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30742. 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 30742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30742, 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:
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Acceptable:
Ft Oglethorpe, Rossville

Stats and Demographics for the 30742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30742 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 30742 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,460
Population Density 2,227 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,424
Median Home Value $111,400
Land Area 3.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,161
Median Household Income $35,764

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232249278245254247262185200198185213184136102856250
Female234239220239288312255224241258252209232188174169159200
Total466488498484542559517409441456437422416324276254221250

Gender

 Male 3,367 45%
 Female 4,093 55%
Gender

Race

 White 6,603 88.5%
 Black Or African American 364 4.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.3%
 Asian 175 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 98 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 192 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2115518624429422120269
Renter22440629929023116510153
Total245561485534525386303122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,231 39%
 Single Guardian 655 21%
 Singles 1,123 36%
 Singles With Roommate 152 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,201 70%
 Households with Kids 960 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4666483653494944546651534464464749554840
Female5159423249574540484640434348574942454650
Total971259068102106948410211291968711210396911009490

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30742 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 30742 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 30742 real estate data, the median home value of $111,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 30742 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,208 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 243 3.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 867 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 525 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,769 52%
 Households Vacant 263 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 135 51.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 36 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 3.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 28.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 171 11%
 1 Bedroom 516 33%
 2 Bedroom 702 44%
 3+ Bedroom 189 12%
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 $35,764 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 30742 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 2,253 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,485 25%
 No Earnings 2,101 36%
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 2,253 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,485 25%
 No Earnings 2,101 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,011 95.7%
 Public transportation 14 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 1.8%
 Worked at Home 66 2.1%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 380 17%
 High School Graduate 1,282 58%
 Associate's degree 204 9%
 Bachelor's degree 256 12%
 Master's degree 70 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 20 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 936 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 85 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30742

ZIP Code 30742 is in the Catoosa County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30742.

Battlefield Elementary School
2206 Battlefield Parkway
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catoosa County School District
Battlefield Primary
2204 Battlefield Parkway
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Catoosa County School District
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School
1850 Battlefield Parkway
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Catoosa County School District

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