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ZIP Code 31503

Primary City:Waycross, GA (View All Cities)
County: Ware County
Timezone: Eastern (3:58am)
Area code: 912 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.1, -82.4
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31503. 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 31503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31503, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 31503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31503 is located in southeast Georgia and covers a 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 31503 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31503 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,116
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,235
Median Home Value $74,200
Land Area 331.54 sq mi
Water Area 5.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,996
Median Household Income $37,236

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male783718695732719665642626665694744650616462287247172110
Female752693690735676678651674639770810713645525372315250301
Total1,5351,4111,3851,4671,3951,3431,2931,3001,3041,4641,5541,3631,261987659562422411

Gender

 Male 10,227 48%
 Female 10,889 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,919 80.1%
 Black Or African American 3,356 15.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.4%
 Asian 122 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 319 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 313 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1155688761,1651,292881557150
Renter29459643645527416211263
Total4091,1641,3121,6201,5661,043669213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,003 50%
 Single Guardian 1,661 21%
 Singles 1,993 25%
 Singles With Roommate 339 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,189 65%
 Households with Kids 2,807 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male167154154162161137148147125155133150129128159134145136158163
Female152155154162148142131142130169150119106146138153156168120146
Total319309308324309279279289255324283269235274297287301304278309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31503 has a slightly less 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 31503 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 31503 real estate data, the median home value of $74,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31503 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,427 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 397 1.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 243 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,003 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,601 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,392 26%
 Households Vacant 1,239 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 232 18.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.5%
 For Sale Only 88 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 84 6.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 801 64.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 1%
 1 Bedroom 197 8%
 2 Bedroom 973 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,381 53%
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 $37,236 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31503 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 31503 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. More commuters in 31503 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 5,891 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,250 20%
 No Earnings 7,396 45%
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 5,891 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,250 20%
 No Earnings 7,396 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,395 94%
 Public transportation 151 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 152 2%
 Worked at Home 131 2%
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 1,357 20%
 High School Graduate 4,180 62%
 Associate's degree 375 6%
 Bachelor's degree 397 6%
 Master's degree 240 4%
 Professional school degree 83 1%
 Doctorate degree 63 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,908 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 211 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 520 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31503

ZIP Code 31503 is in the Department of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31503.

Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center
3275 Harris Rd
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Juvenile Justice School District
Ruskin Elementary School
3550 Valdosta Hwy
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Wacona Elementary School
3101 State St
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Waresboro Elementary School
3379 West Church St
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Memorial Drive Elementary School
2580 Ambrose St
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Ware County Middle School
2301 Cherokee St
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ware County School District
Ware County High School
700 Victory Dr
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ware County School District
Southside Baptist Church & Christian School
3439 Knight Ave
Waycross, GA 31503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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