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ZIP Code 31501

Primary City:Waycross, GA (View All Cities)
County: Ware County
Timezone: Eastern (5:36am)
Area code: 912 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.24, -82.36
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31501. 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 31501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31501, 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:
Waycross, GA
Unacceptable:
Okefenokee

Stats and Demographics for the 31501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31501 is located in southeast 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 31501 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31501 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,576
Population Density 1,182 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,189
Median Home Value $82,800
Land Area 13.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,815
Median Household Income $30,829

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male514478507527667669588560577563546474403290223179153100
Female527448449451447448411395418525521493474360339327252273
Total1,0419269569781,1141,1179999559951,0881,067967877650562506405373

Gender

 Male 8,018 51%
 Female 7,558 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,636 49.0%
 Black Or African American 7,311 46.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.3%
 Asian 161 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 188 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 227 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33217430586745554533204
Renter24152047548436425412847
Total2747379051,0701,109808661251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,132 37%
 Single Guardian 1,504 26%
 Singles 1,940 33%
 Singles With Roommate 239 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,012 69%
 Households with Kids 1,803 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9910411889116981019469120881108810110793104106117145
Female971001241079710268938898761068980759298879993
Total196204242196213200169187157218164216177181182185202193216238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31501 has a slightly higher 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 31501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 31501 real estate data, the median home value of $82,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 31501 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,851 88.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,529 9.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 166 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,828 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,474 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,513 35%
 Households Vacant 1,374 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 298 21.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.6%
 For Sale Only 105 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 911 66.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 1%
 1 Bedroom 443 19%
 2 Bedroom 853 37%
 3+ Bedroom 985 43%
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 $30,829 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 31501 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 3,551 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,397 20%
 No Earnings 6,221 51%
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 3,551 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,397 20%
 No Earnings 6,221 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,448 88.5%
 Public transportation 11 0.2%
 Taxicab 29 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 270 5.4%
 Worked at Home 266 5.3%
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 1,104 22%
 High School Graduate 2,992 58%
 Associate's degree 261 5%
 Bachelor's degree 427 8%
 Master's degree 156 3%
 Professional school degree 140 3%
 Doctorate degree 52 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,202 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 300 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31501

ZIP Code 31501 is in the Okefenokee Resa School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31501.

Harrell Psychoeducational Program
1310 Bailey St
Waycross, GA 31501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Okefenokee Resa School District
Williams Heights Elementary School
705 Dewey St
Waycross, GA 31501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Center Elementary School
2114 Dorothy St
Waycross, GA 31501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Waycross Middle School
700 Central Ave
Waycross, GA 31501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ware County School District

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