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ZIP Code 31201

Primary City:Macon, GA (View All Cities)
County: Bibb County
Timezone: Eastern (9:22pm)
Area code: 478 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.81, -83.62
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31201. 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 31201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31201, 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:
Macon, GA
Acceptable:
Huber

Stats and Demographics for the 31201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31201 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 31201 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31201 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,761
Population Density 823 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,552
Median Home Value $91,200
Land Area 10.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,666
Median Household Income $18,642

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male383215184254651451313315262416374262241109103672827
Female3692191572246013692372311582602572342041481321169298
Total7524343414781,252820550546420676631496445257235183120125

Gender

 Male 4,655 53%
 Female 4,106 47%
Gender

Race

 White 2,784 31.8%
 Black Or African American 5,681 64.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 70 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 87 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 122 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2274961601851679947
Renter55363531945543022214755
Total575709415615615389246102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 501 14%
 Single Guardian 1,020 28%
 Singles 1,807 49%
 Singles With Roommate 338 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,779 76%
 Households with Kids 887 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male84786070584049363245443225384043545166114
Female77698365535139472931243234362934434771108
Total16114714313511191888361766864597469779798137222

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31201 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 31201 real estate data, the median home value of $91,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31201. Rentals in 31201 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,387 84.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 922 10.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 143 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 304 3.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 496 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 354 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,816 62%
 Households Vacant 886 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 383 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 5%
 For Sale Only 55 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 387 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 99 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,020 41%
 2 Bedroom 946 38%
 3+ Bedroom 433 17%
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 $18,642 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31201 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. Residents in ZIP code 31201 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 31201 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31201 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,193 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,913 25%
 No Earnings 3,524 46%
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 2,193 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,913 25%
 No Earnings 3,524 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,230 73.1%
 Public transportation 169 5.5%
 Taxicab 21 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 453 14.8%
 Worked at Home 179 5.9%
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. 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 986 31%
 High School Graduate 1,677 53%
 Associate's degree 75 2%
 Bachelor's degree 289 9%
 Master's degree 55 2%
 Professional school degree 47 1%
 Doctorate degree 27 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 794 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 17.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 135 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31201

ZIP Code 31201 is in the Bibb County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31201.

Elam Alexander Academy at Burke
2051 2nd St
Macon, GA 31201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bibb County School District
Alexander II Magnet School
1156 College St
Macon, GA 31201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bibb County School District
Williams Elementary School
325 Pursley St
Macon, GA 31201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bibb County School District
St Josephs Catholic School
905 High St
Macon, GA 31201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Progressive Christian Academy
151 Madison St
Macon, GA 31201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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