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ZIP Code 31794

Primary City:Tifton, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tifton
County: Tift County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.4, -83.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31794

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31794. 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 31794. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31794, 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:
Tifton, GA
Acceptable:
Abac, Abraham Baldwin College

Stats and Demographics for the 31794 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31794 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 31794 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31794 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,153
Population Density 241 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,539
Median Home Value $106,100
Land Area 112.44 sq mi
Water Area 3.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,389
Median Household Income $31,069

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,112984944994991881865777771825882814646479385248173111
Female1,0369899839489889439288768789541,000853739585473412340346
Total2,1481,9731,9271,9421,9791,8241,7931,6531,6491,7791,8821,6671,3851,064858660513457

Gender

 Male 12,882 47%
 Female 14,271 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,677 54.1%
 Black Or African American 9,963 36.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.2%
 Asian 354 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,656 6.1%
 Two Or More Races 447 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner965258931,2711,289894564210
Renter5511,19484979556937723379
Total6471,7191,7422,0661,8581,271797289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,353 42%
 Single Guardian 2,665 26%
 Singles 2,859 28%
 Singles With Roommate 512 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,667 64%
 Households with Kids 3,722 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male207226210254207187179196215208178191199168208204199185198229
Female189206225230183207205215179206193181215188194180195195184189
Total396432435484390394384411394414371372414356402384394380382418

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31794 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 31794 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 31794 real estate data, the median home value of $106,100 is slightly less than average 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 31794. Rentals in 31794 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31794 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,654 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 202 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 243 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 54 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,505 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,237 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,647 40%
 Households Vacant 1,150 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 488 42.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.6%
 For Sale Only 141 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 4.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 434 37.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 139 3%
 1 Bedroom 789 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,588 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,878 43%
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 $31,069 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31794 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31794 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31794 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 6,606 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,661 23%
 No Earnings 9,057 45%
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 6,606 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,661 23%
 No Earnings 9,057 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,698 93.3%
 Public transportation 71 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 379 4.1%
 Worked at Home 133 1.4%
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 1,909 25%
 High School Graduate 4,221 54%
 Associate's degree 481 6%
 Bachelor's degree 577 7%
 Master's degree 225 3%
 Professional school degree 177 2%
 Doctorate degree 195 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,364 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 365 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 642 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31794

ZIP Code 31794 is in the Tift County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31794.

Tift County Prek Center
506 12th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tift County School District
G. O. Bailey Primary School
1430 Newton Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tift County School District
Northside Primary School
1815 Chestnut Ave
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tift County School District
Len Lastinger Primary School
1210 Lake Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tift County School District
J. T. Reddick School
404 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tift County School District
Charles Spencer Elementary School
65 Tifton Eldorado Rd
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tift County School District
Matt Wilson Elementary School
510 17th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tift County School District
Northeast Campus- Tift County High School
3021 Fulwood Rd
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Tift County School District
Tift County High School
1 Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tift County School District
Eighth Street Middle School
700 8th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tift County School District

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