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ZIP Code 31551

Primary City:Mershon, GA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:45pm)
Coordinates:31.5, -82.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31551. 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 31551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31551, 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:
Mershon, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31551 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 31551 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31551 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,020
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 442
Median Home Value $57,300
Land Area 65.00 sq mi
Water Area 6.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 384
Median Household Income $36,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3834383120314930394042383123101163
Female32304541224731343328303338201211910
Total706483724278806472687271694322221513

Gender

 Male 514 50%
 Female 506 50%
Gender

Race

 White 912 89.4%
 Black Or African American 66 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner445566369353011
Renter32020149221
Total765767778373212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 232 60%
 Single Guardian 60 16%
 Singles 83 22%
 Singles With Roommate 9 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 242 63%
 Households with Kids 142 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7117576876688106968534
Female9268710742810137751161184
Total16131313141615118141821171314171416118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31551 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31551 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 31551 real estate data, the median home value of $57,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31551 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,020 100%
 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 169 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 144 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 71 16%
 Households Vacant 58 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 7 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 14%
 3+ Bedroom 105 86%
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 $36,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31551 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, 31551 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 31551 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 317 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 17%
 No Earnings 252 37%
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 317 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 17%
 No Earnings 252 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 358 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 3%
 Worked at Home 5 1%
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 103 31%
 High School Graduate 203 61%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 27 8%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 356 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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