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ZIP Code 31705

Primary City:Albany, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Albany
County: Dougherty County
Timezone: Eastern (1:44pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.5, -84.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31705. 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 31705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31705, 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
Acceptable:
Bridgeboro
Unacceptable:
Radium Springs

Stats and Demographics for the 31705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31705 is located in southwest 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 31705 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 31705 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,565
Population Density 231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,724
Median Home Value $75,300
Land Area 153.86 sq mi
Water Area 1.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,972
Median Household Income $27,112

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5291,3511,2811,7731,8351,1439749948791,08794894675251437828815367
Female1,3351,3541,3171,9522,0231,3111,1411,0261,0391,1861,1411,059878621460363268199
Total2,8642,7052,5983,7253,8582,4542,1152,0201,9182,2732,0892,0051,6301,135838651421266

Gender

 Male 16,892 47%
 Female 18,673 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,390 26.4%
 Black Or African American 24,779 69.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.4%
 Asian 131 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 93 0.3%
 Other Race 551 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 496 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner824107901,3551,5251,009641139
Renter7971,6441,2441,05773234116046
Total8792,0542,0342,4122,2571,350801185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,095 34%
 Single Guardian 4,210 35%
 Singles 3,025 25%
 Singles With Roommate 642 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,246 61%
 Households with Kids 4,726 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male289335300297270279262266274266236253274252235267284446541489
Female274265271278259274245280296280289278226244237253282491689585
Total5636005715755295535075465705465255315004964725205669371,2301,074

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31705 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, universities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31705 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 31705 real estate data, the median home value of $75,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31705 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31705 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,369 91.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 829 2.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,520 4.3%
 Military Quarters 40 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 807 2.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,701 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,250 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,021 44%
 Households Vacant 1,752 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 901 51.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1.5%
 For Sale Only 259 14.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 1.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 488 27.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 112 2%
 1 Bedroom 594 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,825 32%
 3+ Bedroom 3,090 55%
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 $27,112 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31705 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 31705 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 8,368 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,755 25%
 No Earnings 11,564 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 8,368 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,755 25%
 No Earnings 11,564 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,493 87.9%
 Public transportation 137 1.1%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 33 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 976 8.2%
 Worked at Home 295 2.5%
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 2,766 30.3%
 High School Graduate 5,414 59.2%
 Associate's degree 279 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 496 5.4%
 Master's degree 94 1.0%
 Professional school degree 48 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,965 87.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 204 2.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 762 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31705

ZIP Code 31705 is in the Dougherty County School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31705.

Albany Early College
504 College Dr
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dougherty County School District
Dougherty International Education Middle School
1800 Massey Dr
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Sylvester Road Elementary School
2600 Trenton Ln
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Morningside Elementary School
120 Sunset Ln
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Albany Middle School
1700 Cordell Ave
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Radium Springs Elementary School
2400 Roxanna Rd
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
International Studies Elementary Charter School
2237 Cutts Dr
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Turner Elementary School
2001 Leonard Ave
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Jackson Heights Elementary School
1305 East 2nd Ave
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Radium Springs Middle School
2600 Radium Springs Rd
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Dougherty Comprehensive High School
1800 Pearce Ave
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dougherty County School District
New Beginning Christian School
905 S County Line Rd
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Emanuel Sda Jr Academy
1534 E Broad Ave
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Birth Fellowship Christian Academy
2106 Radium Springs Rd
Albany, GA 31705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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