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ZIP Code 31903

Primary City:Columbus, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oakland Park|South Columbus
County: Muscogee County
Timezone: Eastern (12:46pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.41, -84.95
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31903. 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 31903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31903, 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 31903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31903 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 31903 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31903 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,128
Population Density 2,010 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,140
Median Home Value $71,100
Land Area 10.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,761
Median Household Income $22,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,01881981282771166356353750358768054039126417714712175
Female931773743855859780741580630704704628481359282285217141
Total1,9491,5921,5551,6821,5701,4431,3041,1171,1331,2911,3841,168872623459432338216

Gender

 Male 9,435 47%
 Female 10,693 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,468 17.2%
 Black Or African American 14,495 72.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.5%
 Asian 247 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 64 0.3%
 Other Race 1,110 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 651 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41157289625640438434129
Renter5161,1849931,01473935816737
Total5571,3411,2821,6391,379796601166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,747 23%
 Single Guardian 3,134 40%
 Singles 2,422 31%
 Singles With Roommate 458 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,796 62%
 Households with Kids 2,965 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male193204214208173161162147176161168149166168150151177168181173
Female175218171161171145162149146163143153155129157177190159172183
Total368422385369344306324296322324311302321297307328367327353356

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31903 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31903 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 31903 real estate data, the median home value of $71,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31903 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31903 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,100 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,724 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,029 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,008 55%
 Households Vacant 1,379 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 857 62.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.2%
 For Sale Only 51 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 1.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 415 30.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 270 5%
 1 Bedroom 586 11%
 2 Bedroom 2,587 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,738 34%
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 $22,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31903 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 31903 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 31903 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 4,942 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,130 25%
 No Earnings 7,685 46%
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 4,942 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,130 25%
 No Earnings 7,685 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,532 82.3%
 Public transportation 135 1.7%
 Taxicab 34 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 316 4.0%
 Worked at Home 922 11.6%
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 1,654 28.1%
 High School Graduate 3,684 62.6%
 Associate's degree 311 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 187 3.2%
 Master's degree 49 0.8%
 Professional school degree 2 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,921 89.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 462 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31903

ZIP Code 31903 is in the Muscogee County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31903.

Thirtieth Avenue Pre-School Center
151 30th Ave
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Muscogee County School District
Muscogee Elementary School
3900 Baker Plaza Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Key Elementary School
2520 Broadmoor Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Cusseta Road Elementary School
4150 Cusseta Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Eddy Middle School
2100 South Lumpkin Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
South Columbus Elementary School
1964 Torch Hill Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
350 30th Ave
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Baker Middle School
1215 Benning Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Spencer High School
4340 Victory Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscogee County School District
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
1973 Torch Hill Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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