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ZIP Code 31647

Primary City:Sparks, GA (View All Cities)
County: Cook County
Timezone: Eastern (10:10pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.20, -83.42
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31647

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31647. 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 31647. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31647, 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:
Sparks, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31647 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31647 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 31647 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31647 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,535
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,405
Median Home Value $54,700
Land Area 45.00 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,239
Median Household Income $33,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1671421501401239810491118119120103936056221710
Female14414912612212111011112112111212695847655503346
Total311291276262244208215212239231246198177136111725056

Gender

 Male 1,733 49%
 Female 1,802 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,273 64.3%
 Black Or African American 1,069 30.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 26 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 105 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17851441881581266118
Renter49103948345292415
Total661882382712031558533

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 596 48%
 Single Guardian 301 24%
 Singles 284 23%
 Singles With Roommate 58 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 747 60%
 Households with Kids 492 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3632333034203225312333322834273027292730
Female2826342928343233222333242323153621252521
Total6458675962546458534666565157426648545251

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31647 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31647 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 31647 real estate data, the median home value of $54,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31647 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31647 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31647 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,510 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 25 0.7%
 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 458 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 339 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 442 31%
 Households Vacant 166 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 15 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 7%
 1 Bedroom 6 2%
 2 Bedroom 148 40%
 3+ Bedroom 191 52%
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 $33,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31647 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, 31647 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. However, that is not the case in 31647. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 884 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 23%
 No Earnings 1,016 41%
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 884 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 23%
 No Earnings 1,016 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,204 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 2%
 Worked at Home 18 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. 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 230 28.6%
 High School Graduate 465 57.8%
 Associate's degree 24 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 65 8.1%
 Master's degree 10 1.2%
 Professional school degree 8 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 471 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 247 34%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31647

ZIP Code 31647 is in the Cook County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31647.

Cook County Middle School
1601 North Elm St
Sparks, GA 31647
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cook County School District
Cook Elementary School
1512 North Elm St
Sparks, GA 31647
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cook County School District
Community Christian Academy
101 Rountree Bridge Rd
Sparks, GA 31647
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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