Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 31557

Primary City:Patterson, GA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Eastern (12:19pm)
Area code: 912 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.4, -82.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31557. 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 31557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31557, 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:
Patterson, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31557 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 31557 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 slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31557 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,043
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,354
Median Home Value $75,500
Land Area 104.44 sq mi
Water Area 6.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,151
Median Household Income $35,385

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10213112012268828210410110512197877847432619
Female839911799697610210711410494104799460453428
Total185230237221137158184211215209215201166172107886047

Gender

 Male 1,535 50%
 Female 1,508 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,647 87.0%
 Black Or African American 274 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 72 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 28 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner191041661871831469732
Renter19464639302296
Total3815021222621316810638

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 665 58%
 Single Guardian 196 17%
 Singles 251 22%
 Singles With Roommate 39 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 734 64%
 Households with Kids 417 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1922162822292526292629271919232729222114
Female1710221422201918203034162017232317251114
Total3632384244494444495663433936465046473228

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31557 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31557 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 31557 real estate data, the median home value of $75,500 is low 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 31557. Rentals in 31557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,037 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 466 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 468 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 217 16%
 Households Vacant 203 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 95 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 129 47%
 3+ Bedroom 144 53%
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 $35,385 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31557 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31557 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 31557 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 761 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 17%
 No Earnings 1,146 50%
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 761 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 17%
 No Earnings 1,146 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,041 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 1%
 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 242 25.2%
 High School Graduate 498 51.9%
 Associate's degree 77 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 130 13.5%
 Master's degree 3 0.3%
 Professional school degree 6 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 536 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31557

ZIP Code 31557 is in the Pierce County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31557.

Patterson Elementary School
3414 Drawdy St
Patterson, GA 31557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District

Nearby ZIP Codes