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ZIP Code 31516

Primary City:Blackshear, GA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Area code: 912 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.3, -82.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31516. 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 31516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31516, 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:
Blackshear, GA
Unacceptable:
Jot Em Down Store

Stats and Demographics for the 31516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31516 is located in southeast 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 31516 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31516 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,735
Population Density 98 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,192
Median Home Value $85,500
Land Area 150.51 sq mi
Water Area 14.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,556
Median Household Income $38,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5465475515273863884554574825414844284663392551679157
Female510541512492398432468509526555505477525399233208133145
Total1,0561,0881,0631,0197848209239661,0081,096989905991738488375224202

Gender

 Male 7,167 49%
 Female 7,568 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,800 86.9%
 Black Or African American 1,326 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.4%
 Asian 45 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 290 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 203 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7147771189393966232894
Renter1313212742641801147126
Total2027989851,1571,119776399120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,034 55%
 Single Guardian 1,082 19%
 Singles 1,220 22%
 Singles With Roommate 220 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,436 62%
 Households with Kids 2,120 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1181001241011071001161171071191061261019998123117929772
Female104100100119123107106109961121001128310510710892988763
Total222200224220230207222226203231206238184204205231209190184135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31516 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 31516 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 31516 real estate data, the median home value of $85,500 is low 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 31516. Rentals in 31516 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,599 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 45 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 67 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,404 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,771 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,381 22%
 Households Vacant 636 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 132 20.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2.0%
 For Sale Only 66 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 11.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 327 51.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 1%
 1 Bedroom 307 21%
 2 Bedroom 543 37%
 3+ Bedroom 589 40%
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 $38,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31516 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. 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 31516 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 4,047 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,292 20%
 No Earnings 5,015 44%
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 4,047 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,292 20%
 No Earnings 5,015 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,056 95.0%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 0.9%
 Worked at Home 209 3.9%
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 1,052 23.4%
 High School Graduate 2,822 62.7%
 Associate's degree 125 2.8%
 Bachelor's degree 323 7.2%
 Master's degree 105 2.3%
 Professional school degree 8 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 69 1.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,582 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 122 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 371 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31516

ZIP Code 31516 is in the Pierce County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31516.

Pierce County Middle School
5216 County Farm Rd
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District
Blackshear Elementary School
5217 Ga Hwy 121
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District
Midway Elementary School
3244 Midway Church Rd
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District
Pierce County High School
4850 County Farm Rd
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pierce County School District
Southeast Christian Academy
217 W Carter Ave
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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