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ZIP Code 31787

Primary City:Smithville, GA (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -84.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31787

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31787. 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 31787. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31787, 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:
Smithville, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31787 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31787 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 31787 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31787 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,488
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 630
Median Home Value $82,100
Land Area 88.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 548
Median Household Income $29,535

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male426543523735404739546260603013658
Female42567566404642414463686251272617915
Total8412111811877818288831171301221115739231423

Gender

 Male 698 47%
 Female 790 53%
Gender

Race

 White 716 48.1%
 Black Or African American 739 49.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.6%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner53563104121592316
Renter3302428191044
Total86587132140692720

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 251 46%
 Single Guardian 134 24%
 Singles 142 26%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 352 64%
 Households with Kids 196 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61571091115151589101331410141048
Female109981391111121316131815111215151316
Total1624161822202626272125233118252229251724

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31787 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31787 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 31787 real estate data, the median home value of $82,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31787 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31787 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31787 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,488 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 214 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 212 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 122 19%
 Households Vacant 82 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 12%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 3%
 2 Bedroom 23 22%
 3+ Bedroom 77 75%
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 $29,535 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31787 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31787 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 320 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 244 28%
 No Earnings 299 35%
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 320 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 244 28%
 No Earnings 299 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 396 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 17 4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 87 28%
 High School Graduate 156 51%
 Associate's degree 12 4%
 Bachelor's degree 27 9%
 Master's degree 19 6%
 Professional school degree 5 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 307 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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