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ZIP Code 31537

Primary City:Folkston, GA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:19pm)
Coordinates:30.9, -82.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31537

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31537. 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 31537. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31537, 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:
Folkston, GA
Acceptable:
Homeland

Stats and Demographics for the 31537 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31537 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 31537 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 31537 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,097
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,557
Median Home Value $76,100
Land Area 290.07 sq mi
Water Area 3.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,131
Median Household Income $42,162

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3123012933624665214954744754694382952692111781126024
Female2932722733132462402452843073593302622452051831237983
Total605573566675712761740758782828768557514416361235139107

Gender

 Male 5,755 57%
 Female 4,342 43%
Gender

Race

 White 6,373 63.1%
 Black Or African American 3,437 34.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.3%
 Asian 58 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 176 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6119138055746439021660
Renter7419416814910087346
Total13538554870656447725066

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,625 52%
 Single Guardian 664 21%
 Singles 716 23%
 Singles With Roommate 126 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,020 65%
 Households with Kids 1,111 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6361616567684247776960665048676268838281
Female5564605848536352566242644659635978605355
Total1181251211231151211059913313110213096107130121146143135136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31537 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 31537 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 31537 real estate data, the median home value of $76,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31537 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31537 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31537 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,306 82.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,646 16.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,211 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,108 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 812 23%
 Households Vacant 426 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 36 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 217 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 1%
 1 Bedroom 43 6%
 2 Bedroom 303 39%
 3+ Bedroom 417 54%
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 $42,162 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31537 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31537 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. Most commuters in 31537 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,666 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,235 24%
 No Earnings 4,249 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 2,666 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,235 24%
 No Earnings 4,249 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,130 94.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 141 4.3%
 Worked at Home 23 0.7%
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 1,496 33.0%
 High School Graduate 2,351 51.9%
 Associate's degree 275 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 282 6.2%
 Master's degree 111 2.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,443 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 329 18.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31537

ZIP Code 31537 is in the Charlton County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31537.

St. George Elementary School
13215 Florida Ave
Folkston, GA 31537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlton County School District
Folkston Elementary School
34754 Okefenokee Dr
Folkston, GA 31537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlton County School District
Bethune Middle School
285 Little Phoebe Church Rd
Folkston, GA 31537
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlton County School District
Charlton County High School
994 Indian Trl
Folkston, GA 31537
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlton County School District
Charlton Christian Academy
55 Reynolds Rd
Folkston, GA 31537
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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