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ZIP Code 30609

Primary City:Athens, GA (View All Cities)
Organization:University Of Georgia
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Clarke County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14pm)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.90, -83.37
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 30609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 30609. 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 30609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 30609, 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:
Athens, GA
University Of Georgia

Stats and Demographics for the 30609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 30609 is located in north Georgia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 30609 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 30609 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,956
Population Density 83,693 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 19Male Median Age: 19Female Median Age: 19

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


 Male 548 28%
 Female 1,408 72%


 White 1,614 82.5%
 Black Or African American 163 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 114 5.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 18 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 46 2.4%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,956 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 30609 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 30609 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 30609 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 30609 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working 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 30609 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 23 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 918 55%
 No Earnings 718 43%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 23 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 918 55%
 No Earnings 718 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 44 23%
 Public transportation 23 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 94 48%
 Worked at Home 33 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 30609 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 0 0%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 12 100%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 13 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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