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ZIP Code 31791

Primary City:Sylvester, GA (View All Cities)
County: Worth County
Timezone: Eastern (10:51pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.5, -83.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31791

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31791. 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 31791. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31791, 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:
Sylvester, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31791 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31791 is located in south 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 31791 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31791 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,354
Population Density 65 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,109
Median Home Value $80,800
Land Area 189.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,618
Median Household Income $35,594

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4534174264534153322933313864324173633402771751237762
Female407397471524364398321410450468469430403339247167138179
Total860814897977779730614741836900886793743616422290215241

Gender

 Male 5,772 47%
 Female 6,582 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,439 60.2%
 Black Or African American 4,683 37.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.1%
 Asian 59 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 32 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4125948668271452527994
Renter1353023262862211488337
Total176561812968935673362131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,161 47%
 Single Guardian 1,194 26%
 Singles 1,124 24%
 Singles With Roommate 139 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,932 63%
 Households with Kids 1,686 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male979396818467809591799072841017911489878482
Female898083719484776973941031008688971051141129690
Total186173179152178151157164164173193172170189176219203199180172

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31791 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31791 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 31791 real estate data, the median home value of $80,800 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 31791. Rentals in 31791 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31791 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,205 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 26 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 123 1.0%
 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 1,837 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,243 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,538 30%
 Households Vacant 491 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 141 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 37 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 240 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 2%
 1 Bedroom 203 18%
 2 Bedroom 308 27%
 3+ Bedroom 616 54%
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 $35,594 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31791 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 31791 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,388 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,826 20%
 No Earnings 3,857 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 3,388 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,826 20%
 No Earnings 3,857 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,213 96.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 0.3%
 Worked at Home 119 2.7%
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 980 28.5%
 High School Graduate 1,956 56.8%
 Associate's degree 180 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 239 6.9%
 Master's degree 82 2.4%
 Professional school degree 5 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,072 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 113 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 197 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31791

ZIP Code 31791 is in the Worth County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31791.

Worth County Middle School
1305 North Isabella St
Sylvester, GA 31791
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Worth County School District
Worth County Primary School
1304 North Isabella St
Sylvester, GA 31791
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worth County School District
Worth County Elementary School
1401 North Isabella St
Sylvester, GA 31791
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worth County School District
Worth County High School
406 West King St
Sylvester, GA 31791
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worth County School District

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