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ZIP Code 30817

Primary City:Lincolnton, GA (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Eastern (7:38am)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -82.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30817. 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 30817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30817, 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:
Lincolnton, GA
Unacceptable:
Agnes, Amity, Honora, Leathersville, Loco, Maxim, New Hope, Sybert

Stats and Demographics for the 30817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30817 is located in north 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 30817 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30817 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,676
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,281
Median Home Value $105,200
Land Area 192.61 sq mi
Water Area 40.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,120
Median Household Income $35,830

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2021942532732111941582322412733373212662111671085430
Female21021421925821117317324026432032231930823518512710469
Total41240847253142236733147250559365964057444635223515899

Gender

 Male 3,725 49%
 Female 3,951 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,003 65.2%
 Black Or African American 2,505 32.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.3%
 Asian 31 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 33 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 78 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2012032853561144922357
Renter60124167161122735614
Total8024449569673352227971

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,568 50%
 Single Guardian 584 19%
 Singles 848 27%
 Singles With Roommate 120 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,210 71%
 Households with Kids 910 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3140384735364040435736456154435280554345
Female4350483850373446474345434939564256653939
Total74908685857374869010081881109399941361208284

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 30817 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 30817 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 30817 real estate data, the median home value of $105,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 30817. Rentals in 30817 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 30817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,609 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 58 0.8%
 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 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,249 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,094 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 777 18%
 Households Vacant 1,161 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 4.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 60 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 764 65.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 270 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 67 9.8%
 2 Bedroom 359 52.3%
 3+ Bedroom 257 37.4%
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 $35,830 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 30817 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, 30817 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. However, that is not the case in 30817. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,151 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,300 21%
 No Earnings 2,800 45%
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 2,151 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,300 21%
 No Earnings 2,800 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,879 96%
 Public transportation 41 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 1%
 Worked at Home 42 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. 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 431 17.6%
 High School Graduate 1,602 65.3%
 Associate's degree 100 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 209 8.5%
 Master's degree 86 3.5%
 Professional school degree 20 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,155 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 183 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 30817

ZIP Code 30817 is in the Lincoln County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 30817.

Lincoln County Elementary School
175 Rowland York Dr
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln County School District
Lincoln County Middle School
343 Ward Ave
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln County School District
Lincoln County High School
200 Charles Ward Elam St
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln County School District
Faith Christian Academy
1477 Leathersville Rd
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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