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ZIP Code 31012

Primary City:Chester, GA (View All Cities)
County: Dodge County
Timezone: Eastern (12:47pm)
Coordinates:32.4, -83.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31012

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31012. 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 31012. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31012, 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:
Chester, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31012 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31012 is located in central 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 31012 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31012 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,683
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 786
Median Home Value $60,600
Land Area 54.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 614
Median Household Income $45,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4651466916220525320222520917910892472417176
Female414735333743453346555958584435232211
Total8798811021992482982352712642381661509159403917

Gender

 Male 1,958 73%
 Female 725 27%
Gender

Race

 White 1,587 59.2%
 Black Or African American 1,030 38.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 34 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7587789107754812
Renter102127272416133
Total1779104116131916115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 300 49%
 Single Guardian 123 20%
 Singles 167 27%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 448 73%
 Households with Kids 166 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6813811712813111011867515172520
Female1157121114125589549793777
Total1713202022212413181919161215141418243227

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31012 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31012 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 31012 real estate data, the median home value of $60,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31012 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31012 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31012 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,451 54%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,232 46%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 257 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 216 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 141 18%
 Households Vacant 172 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 3%
 1 Bedroom 4 2%
 2 Bedroom 41 25%
 3+ Bedroom 117 70%
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 $45,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31012 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 31012 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 31012. 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 497 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 8%
 No Earnings 1,991 74%
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 497 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 8%
 No Earnings 1,991 74%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 631 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 3%
 Worked at Home 9 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 520 30%
 High School Graduate 1,021 58%
 Associate's degree 126 7%
 Bachelor's degree 62 4%
 Master's degree 21 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 343 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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