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ZIP Code 31068

Primary City:Oglethorpe, GA (View All Cities)
County: Macon County
Timezone: Eastern (3:05pm)
Area code: 478 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -84.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31068. 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 31068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31068, 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:
Oglethorpe, GA
Unacceptable:
Ogelthorpe, Olgethorpe

Stats and Demographics for the 31068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31068 is located in west 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 31068 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31068 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,425
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,779
Median Home Value $57,500
Land Area 89.83 sq mi
Water Area 1.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,447
Median Household Income $34,758

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male129100146180367433402320311304258218146955333247
Female1101141171541111001041001291511611461378658424534
Total239214263334478533506420440455419364283181111756941

Gender

 Male 3,526 65%
 Female 1,899 35%
Gender

Race

 White 1,832 33.8%
 Black Or African American 3,402 62.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 49 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 86 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 46 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9641492352461399429
Renter27105100918842236
Total3616924932633418111735

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 545 38%
 Single Guardian 434 30%
 Singles 420 29%
 Singles With Roommate 48 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 961 66%
 Households with Kids 486 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2623312918181515343234282527232835425262
Female2722191821202024292715252426274033262820
Total5345504739383539635949534953506868688082

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31068 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 31068 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 31068 real estate data, the median home value of $57,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31068 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31068 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,650 67%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,775 33%
 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 444 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 521 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 482 27%
 Households Vacant 332 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 17.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.2%
 For Sale Only 12 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 14.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 198 59.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 1%
 1 Bedroom 53 10%
 2 Bedroom 203 38%
 3+ Bedroom 274 51%
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 $34,758 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31068 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, 31068 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 31068 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 1,018 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 908 20%
 No Earnings 2,645 58%
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 1,018 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 908 20%
 No Earnings 2,645 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,314 97.0%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 2.8%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 938 39.7%
 High School Graduate 1,220 51.7%
 Associate's degree 53 2.2%
 Bachelor's degree 58 2.5%
 Master's degree 70 3.0%
 Professional school degree 9 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 542 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31068

ZIP Code 31068 is in the Macon County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31068.

Macon County Elementary School
400 Ga Hwy 128
Oglethorpe, GA 31068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Macon County School District
Oglethorpe Sda School
84 Buckcreek Bypass
Oglethorpe, GA 31068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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