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ZIP Code 39823

Primary City:Blakely, GA (View All Cities)
County: Early County
Timezone: Eastern (5:11pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.3, -84.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39823

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39823. 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 39823. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39823, 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:
Blakely, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 39823 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39823 is located in southwest 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 39823 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 39823 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,550
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,757
Median Home Value $85,200
Land Area 349.37 sq mi
Water Area 3.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,243
Median Household Income $29,473

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2793373173532382071922352512692812532221841521096649
Female287294320328232239273258276314331291278258184159116118
Total566631637681470446465493527583612544500442336268182167

Gender

 Male 3,994 47%
 Female 4,556 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,028 47.1%
 Black Or African American 4,356 50.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.3%
 Asian 28 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 72 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2813729747046840625084
Renter86250223220128966832
Total114387520690596502318116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,376 42%
 Single Guardian 892 28%
 Singles 851 26%
 Singles With Roommate 124 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,100 65%
 Households with Kids 1,143 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5960664874705672655767546574827878585768
Female5662615177555655516853807049636265647451
Total11512212799151125112127116125120134135123145140143122131119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39823 has a slightly less 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 39823 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 39823 real estate data, the median home value of $85,200 is low 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 39823. Rentals in 39823 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39823 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,378 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 47 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 97 1.1%
 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 1,061 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,079 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,103 29%
 Households Vacant 514 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 138 26.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.8%
 For Sale Only 24 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 91 17.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 248 48.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 100 8%
 1 Bedroom 78 6%
 2 Bedroom 548 45%
 3+ Bedroom 496 41%
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 $29,473 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39823 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, 39823 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 39823 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,445 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,084 16%
 No Earnings 3,182 47%
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 2,445 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,084 16%
 No Earnings 3,182 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,853 93%
 Public transportation 34 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 133 4%
 Worked at Home 38 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 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 612 23.3%
 High School Graduate 1,363 51.9%
 Associate's degree 289 11.0%
 Bachelor's degree 210 8.0%
 Master's degree 96 3.7%
 Professional school degree 44 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,689 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 137 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 157 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39823

ZIP Code 39823 is in the Early County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39823.

Early County Elementary School
283 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Blakely, GA 39823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Early County School District
Early County Middle School
12053 Columbia St
Blakely, GA 39823
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Early County School District
Early County High School
12020 Columbia St
Blakely, GA 39823
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Early County School District

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