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ZIP Code 31719

Primary City:Americus, GA (View All Cities)
County: Sumter County
Timezone: Eastern (4:52pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.0, -84.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31719

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31719. 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 31719. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31719, 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:
Americus, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31719 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31719 is located in west 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 31719 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31719 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,977
Population Density 117 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,137
Median Home Value $81,000
Land Area 94.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,734
Median Household Income $29,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male439413445570440397343308351375316305256198125864331
Female4253944234283843513573573683803473663142261511276672
Total864807868998824748700665719755663671570424276213109103

Gender

 Male 5,441 50%
 Female 5,536 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,307 30.1%
 Black Or African American 7,209 65.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.4%
 Asian 28 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 226 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 160 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2516335149052037717854
Renter167406324277228945426
Total19256967576774847123280

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,425 38%
 Single Guardian 1,324 35%
 Singles 855 23%
 Singles With Roommate 130 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,187 59%
 Households with Kids 1,547 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8793789086608893869390879481113161105939892
Female9986838496657090739980928270918497886874
Total186179161174182125158183159192170179176151204245202181166166

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31719 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31719 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 31719 real estate data, the median home value of $81,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31719. Rentals in 31719 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31719 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,293 93.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 543 4.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 126 1.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,366 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 792 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,576 38%
 Households Vacant 403 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 155 38.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 58 14.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 9.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 8.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 28.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 7%
 1 Bedroom 232 17%
 2 Bedroom 332 25%
 3+ Bedroom 689 51%
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 $29,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31719 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 31719 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,665 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,755 21%
 No Earnings 3,750 46%
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 2,665 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,755 21%
 No Earnings 3,750 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,437 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 32 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 3%
 Worked at Home 73 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 975 32.6%
 High School Graduate 1,552 51.9%
 Associate's degree 78 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 258 8.6%
 Master's degree 56 1.9%
 Professional school degree 22 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 49 1.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,037 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 196 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31719

ZIP Code 31719 is in the Sumter County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31719.

Staley Middle School
915 North Lee St
Americus, GA 31719
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sumter County School District
Sumter County Elementary School
438 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA 31719
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sumter County School District
Sumter County Middle School
439 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA 31719
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sumter County School District
Sumter County Primary School
123 Learning Ln
Americus, GA 31719
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sumter County School District
Sumter Youth Development Campus
300 McMath Mill Rd
Americus, GA 31719
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Department of Juvenile Justice School District
Americus Sumter County High North
101 Industrial Blvd
Americus, GA 31719
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Sumter County School District

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