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ZIP Code 31087

Primary City:Sparta, GA (View All Cities)
County: Hancock County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.3, -83.0
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31087

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31087. 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 31087. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31087, 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:
Sparta, GA
Acceptable:
Mayfield

Stats and Demographics for the 31087 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31087 is located in central Georgia and covers an extremely 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 31087 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. 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 31087 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,656
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,478
Median Home Value $67,200
Land Area 463.78 sq mi
Water Area 8.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,418
Median Household Income $24,586

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2302362653223924334293633934254173763422751741254839
Female223199238318233195223194272353374368337262194147118124
Total453435503640625628652557665778791744679537368272166163

Gender

 Male 5,284 55%
 Female 4,372 45%
Gender

Race

 White 2,405 24.9%
 Black Or African American 7,101 73.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.4%
 Asian 47 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 61 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2414133655568249925792
Renter67142129198131846120
Total91283465753813583318112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,277 37%
 Single Guardian 982 29%
 Singles 1,051 31%
 Singles With Roommate 108 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,435 71%
 Households with Kids 983 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3942455942475145515244585556685172666570
Female4838535535374534483753355162846763495540
Total8780981147784967999899793106118152118135115120110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31087 has an extremely large 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 31087 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 31087 real estate data, the median home value of $67,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31087 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31087 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31087 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,185 84.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,357 14.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 112 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,324 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,262 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 832 15%
 Households Vacant 2,060 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 106 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.5%
 For Sale Only 118 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,336 64.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 438 21.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 73 12%
 2 Bedroom 178 29%
 3+ Bedroom 361 59%
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 $24,586 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31087 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 31087 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 1,796 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,182 15%
 No Earnings 4,866 62%
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 1,796 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,182 15%
 No Earnings 4,866 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,186 94.6%
 Public transportation 10 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 2.4%
 Worked at Home 60 2.6%
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 1,146 31.9%
 High School Graduate 2,003 55.7%
 Associate's degree 166 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 226 6.3%
 Master's degree 20 0.6%
 Professional school degree 6 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,080 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 185 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31087

ZIP Code 31087 is in the Hancock County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31087.

Lewis Elementary School
11145 Ga Hwy 15
Sparta, GA 31087
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hancock County School District
Hancock Central Middle School
11311 Ga Hwy 15
Sparta, GA 31087
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hancock County School District
Hancock Central High School
11311 Ga Hwy 15
Sparta, GA 31087
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hancock County School District
John Hancock Academy
1100 Linton Rd
Sparta, GA 31087
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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