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ZIP Code 31605

Primary City:Valdosta, GA (View All Cities)
County: Lowndes County
Timezone: Eastern (2:56pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.95, -83.23
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31605. 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 31605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31605, 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
Unacceptable:
Bemiss

Stats and Demographics for the 31605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31605 is located in south 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 31605 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31605 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,188
Population Density 379 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,135
Median Home Value $154,600
Land Area 53.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,549
Median Household Income $53,807

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9037757146959749947787135855855344193592692151606942
Female9017726966891,0291,00381874162664262351240334925115810290
Total1,8041,5471,4101,3842,0031,9971,5961,4541,2111,2271,157931762618466318171132

Gender

 Male 9,783 48%
 Female 10,405 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,394 66.3%
 Black Or African American 5,017 24.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.5%
 Asian 559 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 402 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 693 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1489169571,04182659230975
Renter65294353728114182418
Total8001,8591,4941,32296767435083

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,297 57%
 Single Guardian 1,232 16%
 Singles 1,535 20%
 Singles With Roommate 485 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,501 60%
 Households with Kids 3,048 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male184183202150168164150149144152155132147128149138137123148159
Female185171173159171150157146148152147133129135132132128132165180
Total369354375309339314307295292304302265276263281270265255313339

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31605 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31605 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 31605 real estate data, the median home value of $154,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31605. Rentals in 31605 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,174 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,930 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 934 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,685 33%
 Households Vacant 586 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 277 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 133 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 2%
 1 Bedroom 221 7%
 2 Bedroom 825 27%
 3+ Bedroom 1,942 64%
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 $53,807 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31605 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31605 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 7,595 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,147 26%
 No Earnings 4,342 27%
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 7,595 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,147 26%
 No Earnings 4,342 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,837 94.7%
 Public transportation 30 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 105 1.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 1.4%
 Worked at Home 268 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 508 8%
 High School Graduate 2,923 49%
 Associate's degree 595 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,236 21%
 Master's degree 570 9%
 Professional school degree 77 1%
 Doctorate degree 102 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,822 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 545 11.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 432 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31605

ZIP Code 31605 is in the Lowndes County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31605.

Pine Grove Elemetary School
4175 River Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Dewar Elementary
3539 Mount Zion Church Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Pine Grove Middle School
4159 River Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lowndes County School District
Sallas Mahone Elementary
3686 Lake Laurie Dr
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valdosta City School District
Open Bible Christian School
3992 N Oak Street Ext
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
One Way Christian Academy
3909 Bemiss Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lighthouse Christian School
4565 Bemiss Rd
Valdosta, GA 31605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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