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ZIP Code 31601

Primary City:Valdosta, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Valdosta
County: Lowndes County
Timezone: Eastern (5:37am)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.8, -83.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31601. 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 31601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31601, 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:
Valdosta, GA
Acceptable:
Clyattville
Unacceptable:
Dasher, Remerton

Stats and Demographics for the 31601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31601 is located in south 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 31601 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31601 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,730
Population Density 213 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,344
Median Home Value $75,000
Land Area 153.38 sq mi
Water Area 4.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,705
Median Household Income $24,582

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3651,1821,1401,3382,0791,1699808498591,00298080469444634423114079
Female1,3311,1551,0731,5362,4351,1199419379271,081996886781609404362265211
Total2,6962,3372,2132,8744,5142,2881,9211,7861,7862,0831,9761,6901,4751,055748593405290

Gender

 Male 15,681 48%
 Female 17,049 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,306 37.6%
 Black Or African American 18,608 56.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.3%
 Asian 148 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 44 0.1%
 Other Race 936 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 600 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1024568241,2841,218869530167
Renter1,5061,3941,00897969839221662
Total1,6081,8501,8322,2631,9161,261746229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,830 33%
 Single Guardian 3,535 30%
 Singles 2,944 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,396 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,525 64%
 Households with Kids 4,180 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male282262289254249234233247219246250219217208210238230279381525
Female276296250249243227220221244237207191229209231231249305520701
Total5585585395034924614534684634834574104464174414694795849011,226

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31601 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31601 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 31601 real estate data, the median home value of $75,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31601 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,177 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 740 2.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 55 0.2%
 College Student Housing 530 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 210 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,418 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,032 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,255 47%
 Households Vacant 1,639 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 733 44.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 2.5%
 For Sale Only 146 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 78 4.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 4.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 561 34.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 220 3%
 1 Bedroom 663 10%
 2 Bedroom 2,491 38%
 3+ Bedroom 3,200 49%
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 $24,582 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31601 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, 31601 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. More commuters in 31601 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 6,962 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,035 30%
 No Earnings 11,355 43%
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 6,962 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,035 30%
 No Earnings 11,355 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,811 90.1%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 33 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 963 8.0%
 Worked at Home 172 1.4%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,381 26.8%
 High School Graduate 5,313 59.7%
 Associate's degree 511 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 439 4.9%
 Master's degree 129 1.5%
 Professional school degree 52 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 70 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,945 86.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 264 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 644 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31601

ZIP Code 31601 is in the Lowndes County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31601.

Horizon Academy
1500 Lankford Dr
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lowndes County School District
Pinevale Learning Center
930 Lake Park Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Valdosta City School District
Moulton-Branch Elementary School
5725 Inner Perimeter Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Lowndes Middle School
2379 Copeland Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Clyattville Elementary School
5386 Madison Hwy
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Westside Elementary School
2470 James Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
J. L. Lomax Elementary School
1450 Howell Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valdosta City School District
Southeast Elementary School
930 Old Statenville Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valdosta City School District
S.L. Mason Elementary School
813 West Gordon St
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valdosta City School District
Lowndes High School
1606 Norman Dr
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lowndes County School District
Highland Christian Academy
2206 E Hill Ave
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Georgia Christian School
4359 Dasher Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Victory Christian School
3229 Madison Hwy
Valdosta, GA 31601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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