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ZIP Code 31906

Primary City:Columbus, GA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wynnton|Carver Heights
County: Muscogee County
Timezone: Eastern (2:43pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.47, -84.95
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31906. 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 31906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31906, 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 31906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31906 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 31906 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31906 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,757
Population Density 3,167 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,939
Median Home Value $121,600
Land Area 6.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,408
Median Household Income $33,974

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male844741717731775693633615557647692603502371281212167103
Female794702696817821809716681665797925764674522433414345298
Total1,6381,4431,4131,5481,5961,5021,3491,2961,2221,4441,6171,3671,176893714626512401

Gender

 Male 9,884 45%
 Female 11,873 55%
Gender

Race

 White 6,046 27.8%
 Black Or African American 14,748 67.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.2%
 Asian 135 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 234 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 521 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33295559807948799663242
Renter5701,2339151,03669633220674
Total6031,5281,4741,8431,6441,131869316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,543 27%
 Single Guardian 3,054 32%
 Singles 3,278 35%
 Singles With Roommate 533 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,531 69%
 Households with Kids 2,877 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male166181168146143150137144167130151151134151137156149156133145
Female182154166128142157143126134155137136142126151155171176164148
Total348335334274285307280270301285288287276277288311320332297293

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31906 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 31906 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 31906 real estate data, the median home value of $121,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31906 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31906 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,704 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,815 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,531 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,062 46%
 Households Vacant 1,531 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 797 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1%
 For Sale Only 133 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 531 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 79 2%
 1 Bedroom 659 14%
 2 Bedroom 2,753 60%
 3+ Bedroom 1,132 24%
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 $33,974 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31906 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 31906 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 6,091 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,573 22%
 No Earnings 6,640 41%
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 6,091 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,573 22%
 No Earnings 6,640 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,814 93.0%
 Public transportation 104 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 39 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 265 3.2%
 Worked at Home 180 2.1%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,046 17%
 High School Graduate 3,197 52%
 Associate's degree 317 5%
 Bachelor's degree 943 15%
 Master's degree 334 5%
 Professional school degree 239 4%
 Doctorate degree 64 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,192 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 494 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 247 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31906

ZIP Code 31906 is in the Muscogee County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31906.

Marshall Middle School
1830 Shepherd Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Richards Middle School
2892 Edgewood Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Clubview Elementary School
2836 Edgewood Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Rigdon Road Elementary School
1320 Rigdon Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Wynnton Elementary School
2303 Wynnton Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Davis Elementary School
1822 Shepherd Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Brewer Elementary School
2951 Martin Luther King Jr
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Hardaway High School
2901 College Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscogee County School District
Columbus High School
1700 Cherokee Ave
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscogee County School District
Carver High School
3100 8th St
Columbus, GA 31906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscogee County School District

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