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ZIP Code 31701

Primary City:Albany, GA (View All Cities)
County: Dougherty County
Timezone: Eastern (9:27am)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.58, -84.15
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31701. 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 31701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31701, 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:
Albany, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31701 is located in southwest 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 31701 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31701 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,552
Population Density 760 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,242
Median Home Value $78,100
Land Area 27.03 sq mi
Water Area 1.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,097
Median Household Income $20,872

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
Male91975174871069265955954051463867862148931623918014394
Female816735723717906788690578645698754699583409382294314331
Total1,7351,4861,4711,4271,5981,4471,2491,1181,1591,3361,4321,3201,072725621474457425

Gender

 Male 9,490 46%
 Female 11,062 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,700 18.0%
 Black Or African American 16,475 80.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.2%
 Asian 82 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 50 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 197 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25194309518722507404144
Renter6141,1849651,05780636620676
Total6391,3781,2741,5751,528873610220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,848 23%
 Single Guardian 3,039 38%
 Singles 2,738 34%
 Singles With Roommate 472 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,309 66%
 Households with Kids 2,788 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male203184194167146150150144161184144122130168146135150141138133
Female165184152148149158140152136150143157137136142134154135152170
Total368368346315295308290296297334287279267304288269304276290303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31701 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 31701 real estate data, the median home value of $78,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31701 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,667 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 154 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 400 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 331 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,787 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,036 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,274 57%
 Households Vacant 1,145 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 606 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 3%
 For Sale Only 90 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 364 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 122 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,001 18%
 2 Bedroom 2,658 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,900 33%
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 $20,872 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31701 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31701 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 4,395 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,974 18%
 No Earnings 8,894 55%
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 4,395 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,974 18%
 No Earnings 8,894 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,602 90.6%
 Public transportation 234 3.8%
 Taxicab 17 0.3%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 201 3.2%
 Worked at Home 122 2.0%
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 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 1,842 32.1%
 High School Graduate 3,249 56.5%
 Associate's degree 188 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 273 4.8%
 Master's degree 135 2.3%
 Professional school degree 44 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,368 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 133 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 409 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31701

ZIP Code 31701 is in the Dougherty County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31701.

Southside Middle School
1615 Newton Rd
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Northside Elementary School
901 14th Ave
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Lamar Reese School of the Arts
1215 Lily Pond Rd
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
3125 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Lincoln Elementary Magnet School
518 West Society Ave
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Albany Regional Youth Detention Center
2030 Newton Rd
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Department of Juvenile Justice School District
Albany High School
801 West Residence Ave
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dougherty County School District
Monroe High School
900 Lippitt Dr
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dougherty County School District
Dougherty County Drop Back in Academy
513 Corn Ave
Albany, GA 31701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dougherty County School District

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