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ZIP Code 31029

Primary City:Forsyth, GA (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 478 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.0, -83.9
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31029

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31029. 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 31029. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31029, 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:
Forsyth, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31029 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31029 is located in central Georgia and covers a large 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 31029 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31029 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,287
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,532
Median Home Value $120,800
Land Area 257.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,839
Median Household Income $45,728

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male47451055965562057349754660262064556749533124715110473
Female477523509542463444476498583653629576477368261199167173
Total9511,0331,0681,1971,0831,0179731,0441,1851,2731,2741,143972699508350271246

Gender

 Male 8,269 51%
 Female 8,018 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,841 66.6%
 Black Or African American 4,945 30.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.3%
 Asian 147 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 131 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 177 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner463707189831,01662132989
Renter1343583573402321228539
Total1807281,0751,3231,248743414128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,997 51%
 Single Guardian 1,239 21%
 Singles 1,360 23%
 Singles With Roommate 243 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,793 65%
 Households with Kids 2,046 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male839195102959784116118113127105109105121120135133146136
Female989086818611994110114107859312995114116103105104104
Total181181181183181216178226232220212198238200235236238238250240

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31029 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31029 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 31029 real estate data, the median home value of $120,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31029 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31029 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31029 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,208 93.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 923 5.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 148 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,822 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,350 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,667 26%
 Households Vacant 693 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 172 24.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 92 13.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 13.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 320 46.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 3%
 1 Bedroom 101 6%
 2 Bedroom 1,057 63%
 3+ Bedroom 478 28%
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 $45,728 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31029 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, 31029 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. Most commuters in 31029 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,395 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,252 25%
 No Earnings 5,408 41%
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 4,395 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,252 25%
 No Earnings 5,408 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,968 96.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 117 1.9%
 Worked at Home 69 1.1%
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 1,300 24.5%
 High School Graduate 2,985 56.4%
 Associate's degree 223 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 418 7.9%
 Master's degree 200 3.8%
 Professional school degree 147 2.8%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,645 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 375 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 353 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31029

ZIP Code 31029 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31029.

Department of Corrections
300 Patrol Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Banks Stephens Middle School
50 Thornton Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District
Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School
558 Ga Hwy 83 South
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District
T.g. Scott Elementary School
70 Thornton Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District
William M. Hubbard Middle School
500 Ga Hwy 83 South
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District
Katherine B. Sutton Elementary School
1315 Ga Hwy 83 North
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District
Monroe County Middle School- Banks Stephens Campus
66 Thornton Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District
Mary Persons High School
310 Montpelier Ave
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monroe County School District
Lighthouse Academy
2287 Highway 41 S
Forsyth, GA 31029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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