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ZIP Code 31522

Primary City:Saint Simons Island, GA (View All Cities)
County: Glynn County
Timezone: Eastern (3:48am)
Area code: 912 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.2, -81.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31522. 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 31522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31522, 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:
Saint Simons Island, GA
Acceptable:
Brunswick, Saint Simons Is, St Simons Is, St Simons Island

Stats and Demographics for the 31522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31522 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 31522 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31522 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,447
Population Density 268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,029
Median Home Value $352,100
Land Area 53.92 sq mi
Water Area 18.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,862
Median Household Income $66,580

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male286331367291231264285359416479505603657574385299194152
Female268371371326174303300360463547668733841696416321287324
Total5547027386174055675857198791,0261,1731,3361,4981,270801620481476

Gender

 Male 6,678 46%
 Female 7,769 54%
Gender

Race

 White 13,710 94.9%
 Black Or African American 411 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.1%
 Asian 127 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 67 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 108 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner112215329311,4191,168650207
Renter91341316326273139112125
Total1025628481,2571,6921,307762332

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,545 52%
 Single Guardian 622 9%
 Singles 2,286 33%
 Singles With Roommate 409 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,463 80%
 Households with Kids 1,399 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5650756047875976628074697173617273533239
Female5342686353837278857282718561777973633426
Total109921431231001701311541471521561401561341381511461166665

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31522 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31522 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 31522 real estate data, the median home value of $352,100 is extremely high 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 31522. Rentals in 31522 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,323 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 113 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,502 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,637 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,723 16%
 Households Vacant 4,167 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 690 16.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 0.7%
 For Sale Only 416 10.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,795 67.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 219 5.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 190 11%
 2 Bedroom 818 47%
 3+ Bedroom 746 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 $66,580 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31522 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. More commuters in 31522 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 5,070 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,828 22%
 No Earnings 4,947 39%
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 5,070 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,828 22%
 No Earnings 4,947 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,089 87.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 222 3.2%
 Worked at Home 614 8.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 255 5%
 High School Graduate 1,529 28%
 Associate's degree 321 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,954 36%
 Master's degree 704 13%
 Professional school degree 561 10%
 Doctorate degree 152 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,410 68.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 509 24.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 134 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31522

ZIP Code 31522 is in the Glynn County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31522.

Oglethorpe Point Elementary School
6200 Frederica Rd
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Glynn County School District
St. Simons Elementary School
805 Ocean Blvd
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Glynn County School District
Frederica Academy
200 Murray Way
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Simons Island Christian School
1060 Coquina Dr
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lord of Life Christian Montessori School
111 Menendez Ave
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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