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ZIP Code 31901

Primary City:Columbus, GA (View All Cities)
County: Muscogee County
Timezone: Eastern (7:00pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.47, -84.98
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31901. 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 31901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31901, 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:
Columbus, GA
Unacceptable:
Cols

Stats and Demographics for the 31901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31901 is located in west Georgia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 31901 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31901 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,638
Population Density 1,941 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,155
Median Home Value $154,900
Land Area 4.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,505
Median Household Income $14,504

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male29022517936846941235530529336337831924212069494440
Female3432321522864583342572472772682752522131591041037781
Total633457331654927746612552570631653571455279173152121121

Gender

 Male 4,520 52%
 Female 4,118 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,418 39.6%
 Black Or African American 4,847 56.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.4%
 Asian 47 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 93 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 197 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17841391651501236540
Renter30355242652252222812742
Total32063656568767235119282

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 536 15%
 Single Guardian 898 26%
 Singles 1,815 52%
 Singles With Roommate 256 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,678 76%
 Households with Kids 827 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male516168515349434535424026323943395791138111
Female826660595050404052312737372033343878103104
Total133127128110103998385877367636959767395169241215

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 31901 real estate data, the median home value of $154,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31901. Rentals in 31901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,756 78.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 953 11.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 115 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 307 3.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 499 5.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 548 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 235 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,722 66%
 Households Vacant 650 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 359 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 98 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 150 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 277 10%
 1 Bedroom 981 35%
 2 Bedroom 1,039 37%
 3+ Bedroom 510 18%
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 $14,504 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31901 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31901 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,467 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,557 24%
 No Earnings 3,351 53%
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 1,467 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,557 24%
 No Earnings 3,351 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,889 86.3%
 Public transportation 23 1.1%
 Taxicab 12 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 215 9.8%
 Worked at Home 49 2.2%
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 720 28.9%
 High School Graduate 1,211 48.6%
 Associate's degree 105 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 308 12.4%
 Master's degree 84 3.4%
 Professional school degree 50 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,144 75.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 145 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 236 15.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31901

ZIP Code 31901 is in the Muscogee County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31901.

St. Elmo Center for Gifted Education
2101 18th Ave
Columbus, GA 31901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Muscogee County School District
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
1400 1st Ave
Columbus, GA 31901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Hannan Elementary
1338 Talbotton Rd
Columbus, GA 31901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Bridges Learning Center
1327 Warren Williams Rd
Columbus, GA 31901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Luke School
318 11th St
Columbus, GA 31901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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