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ZIP Code 31803

Primary City:Buena Vista, GA (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: Eastern (10:43am)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -84.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31803

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31803. 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 31803. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31803, 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:
Buena Vista, GA
Acceptable:
Tazewell

Stats and Demographics for the 31803 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31803 is located in west Georgia and covers a large 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 31803 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31803 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,662
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,754
Median Home Value $90,200
Land Area 282.77 sq mi
Water Area 1.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,220
Median Household Income $31,815

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18621517921620914815214516520621021317613396583519
Female221185180219157187107176203223211179185155141724852
Total4074003594353663352593213684294213923612882371308371

Gender

 Male 2,761 49%
 Female 2,901 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,453 43.3%
 Black Or African American 2,735 48.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.4%
 Asian 26 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 334 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 91 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1910522736935827910629
Renter68151136139101814111
Total8725636350845936014740

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 935 42%
 Single Guardian 573 26%
 Singles 640 29%
 Singles With Roommate 72 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,451 65%
 Households with Kids 769 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2539423446424049384129303940434441523648
Female4255404334293956274931313831423048564332
Total679482778071791056590606177718574891087980

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31803 has a slightly higher 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 31803 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 31803 real estate data, the median home value of $90,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31803. Rentals in 31803 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31803 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,583 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 26 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.9%
 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 769 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 723 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 728 26%
 Households Vacant 534 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 39 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 113 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 283 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 124 16%
 2 Bedroom 318 41%
 3+ Bedroom 335 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 $31,815 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31803 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, 31803 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. However, that is not the case in 31803. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,028 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 670 13%
 No Earnings 2,464 48%
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 2,028 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 670 13%
 No Earnings 2,464 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,362 93.9%
 Public transportation 16 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 130 5.2%
 Worked at Home 7 0.3%
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 586 26%
 High School Graduate 1,350 60%
 Associate's degree 43 2%
 Bachelor's degree 163 7%
 Master's degree 47 2%
 Professional school degree 49 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,277 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 83 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31803

ZIP Code 31803 is in the Marion County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31803.

Marion County Middle/High School
1 Eagle Dr
Buena Vista, GA 31803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Marion County School District
L. K. Moss Elementary School
1707 Pineville Rd
Buena Vista, GA 31803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District

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