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ZIP Code 31543

Primary City:Hortense, GA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:34am)
Coordinates:31.4, -81.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31543. 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 31543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31543, 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:
Hortense, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31543 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 31543 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31543 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,796
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,113
Median Home Value $78,400
Land Area 124.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,762
Median Household Income $41,661

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
Male168163200185152127135160164210179150142989246266
Female14414919716814712013316219618516518814411583533113
Total312312397353299247268322360395344338286213175995719

Gender

 Male 2,403 50%
 Female 2,393 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,631 96.6%
 Black Or African American 38 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.5%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 71 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner421572943592982319311
Renter345254554121182
Total7620934841433925211113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,008 57%
 Single Guardian 330 19%
 Singles 366 21%
 Singles With Roommate 58 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,071 61%
 Households with Kids 691 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3631263329284238263235403855275836343033
Female2024353332252428404342433237393530343043
Total5655616661536666667577837092669366686076

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31543 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31543 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 31543 real estate data, the median home value of $78,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31543 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31543 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,796 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 758 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 727 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 277 13%
 Households Vacant 351 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 136 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 28 13%
 2 Bedroom 145 69%
 3+ Bedroom 36 17%
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 $41,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31543 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31543 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. In 31543 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,058 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 576 19%
 No Earnings 1,334 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 1,058 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 576 19%
 No Earnings 1,334 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,363 97%
 Public transportation 36 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 13 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 312 22%
 High School Graduate 1,012 71%
 Associate's degree 46 3%
 Bachelor's degree 45 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 13 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 660 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 89 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31543

ZIP Code 31543 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31543.

Liberty Christian
10063 Old Post Rd
Hortense, GA 31543
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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