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ZIP Code 31079

Primary City:Rochelle, GA (View All Cities)
County: Wilcox County
Timezone: Eastern (8:05pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -83.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31079. 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 31079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31079, 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:
Rochelle, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31079 is located in central 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 31079 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31079 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,398
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,138
Median Home Value $93,500
Land Area 111.86 sq mi
Water Area 1.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 938
Median Household Income $35,709

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male868682857473606983708172805637361913
Female687990867767646878758583816949502641
Total15416517217115114012413716114516615516112586864554

Gender

 Male 1,162 48%
 Female 1,236 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,590 66.3%
 Black Or African American 711 29.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 22 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16721021341501128225
Renter165843493720175
Total321301451831871329930

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 432 46%
 Single Guardian 223 24%
 Singles 237 25%
 Singles With Roommate 46 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 623 66%
 Households with Kids 315 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181817142012221616161122141916182617822
Female2110131210182412152218181616142416211124
Total3928302630304628313829403035304242381946

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31079 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31079 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 31079 real estate data, the median home value of $93,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31079. Rentals in 31079 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,381 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 17 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 305 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 388 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 245 22%
 Households Vacant 200 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 24.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.0%
 For Sale Only 8 4.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 12.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 109 54.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 2%
 2 Bedroom 100 54%
 3+ Bedroom 81 44%
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 $35,709 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31079 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, 31079 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 31079 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 623 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 16%
 No Earnings 825 48%
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 623 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 16%
 No Earnings 825 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 729 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 8%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 118 16%
 High School Graduate 505 67%
 Associate's degree 49 7%
 Bachelor's degree 65 9%
 Master's degree 12 2%
 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 324 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31079

ZIP Code 31079 is in the Wilcox County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31079.

Wilcox Alternative Learning Center
186 7th Ave
Rochelle, GA 31079
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wilcox County School District
Wilcox County Elementary School
104 Gordon St
Rochelle, GA 31079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilcox County School District
Wilcox County Middle School
114 7th Ave
Rochelle, GA 31079
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilcox County School District
Wilcox County High School
186 7th Ave
Rochelle, GA 31079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilcox County School District

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