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ZIP Code 31824

Primary City:Preston, GA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (9:30pm)
Coordinates:32.1, -84.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31824

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31824. 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 31824. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31824, 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:
Preston, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31824 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31824 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 31824 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 extremely 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 31824 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,838
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 976
Median Home Value $51,800
Land Area 112.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 726
Median Household Income $36,037

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male517171635644305373706655605126141613
Female607768684348516767766972474433261623
Total1111481391319992811201401461351271079559403236

Gender

 Male 883 48%
 Female 955 52%
Gender

Race

 White 887 48.3%
 Black Or African American 863 47.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner542108129117864620
Renter83441301820814
Total13761491591351065434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 315 43%
 Single Guardian 193 27%
 Singles 196 27%
 Singles With Roommate 22 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 470 65%
 Households with Kids 256 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male48919131212151991719161014199101114
Female59221514102214171216151699181713119
Total917313427223429362133343219233726232223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31824 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31824 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 31824 real estate data, the median home value of $51,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31824 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31824 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31824 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,838 100%
 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 235 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 318 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 173 18%
 Households Vacant 250 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 9%
 2 Bedroom 91 48%
 3+ Bedroom 81 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 $36,037 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31824 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31824 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. Most commuters in 31824 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 581 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 306 21%
 No Earnings 563 39%
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 581 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 306 21%
 No Earnings 563 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 762 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 124 20%
 High School Graduate 344 54%
 Associate's degree 122 19%
 Bachelor's degree 18 3%
 Master's degree 19 3%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 337 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 86 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31824

ZIP Code 31824 is in the Webster County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31824.

Webster County Elementary/Middle School
7168 Washington St
Preston, GA 31824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Webster County School District
Webster County High School
7168 Washington St
Preston, GA 31824
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Webster County School District

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