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ZIP Code 31516

Post Office City:Blackshear, GA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Eastern (1:06am)
Area code: 912 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.3, -82.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31516

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 31516. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 31516 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Blackshear, GA
Unacceptable:
Jot Em Down Store

Stats and Demographics for the 31516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31516 is located in southeast Georgia and covers a slightly higher than average 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 31516 are primarily white. 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 a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31516 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,735
Population Density 98 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,192
Median Home Value $85,500
Land Area 150.51 sq mi
Water Area 14.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,556
Median Household Income $38,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55465101,056
5-95475411,088
10-145515121,063
15-195274921,019
20-24386398784
25-29388432820
30-34455468923
35-39457509966
40-444825261,008
45-495415551,096
50-54484505989
55-59428477905
60-64466525991
65-69339399738
70-74255233488
75-79167208375
80-8491133224
85 Plus57145202

Gender

 Male 7,167 49%
 Female 7,568 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,800 86.9%
 Black Or African American 1,326 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.4%
 Asian 45 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 290 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 203 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2471131202
25-34477321798
35-44711274985
45-548932641,157
55-649391801,119
65-74662114776
75-8432871399
85 Plus9426120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,034 55%
 Single Guardian 1,082 19%
 Singles 1,220 22%
 Singles With Roommate 220 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,436 62%
 Households with Kids 2,120 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1118104222
2100100200
3124100224
4101119220
5107123230
6100107207
7116106222
8117109226
910796203
10119112231
11106100206
12126112238
1310183184
1499105204
1598107205
16123108231
1711792209
189298190
199787184
207263135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31516 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 31516 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 31516 real estate data, the median home value of $85,500 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 31516. Rentals in 31516 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,599 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 45 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 67 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,404 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,771 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,381 22%
 Households Vacant 636 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 132 20.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2.0%
 For Sale Only 66 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 11.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 327 51.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 1%
 1 Bedroom 307 21%
 2 Bedroom 543 37%
 3+ Bedroom 589 40%
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 $38,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31516 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 31516 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 4,047 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,292 20%
 No Earnings 5,015 44%
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 4,047 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,292 20%
 No Earnings 5,015 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,056 95.0%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 0.9%
 Worked at Home 209 3.9%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,132 23%
 High School Graduate 5,687 60%
 Associate's degree 469 5%
 Bachelor's degree 604 6%
 Master's degree 357 4%
 Professional school degree 134 1%
 Doctorate degree 81 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,582 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 122 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 371 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31516

ZIP Code 31516 is in the following school districts: Pierce County School District and Private. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31516.

Pierce County Middle School
5216 County Farm Rd
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District
Blackshear Elementary School
5217 Ga Hwy 121
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District
Midway Elementary School
3244 Midway Church Rd
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pierce County School District
Pierce County High School
4850 County Farm Rd
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pierce County School District
Southeast Christian Academy
217 W Carter Ave
Blackshear, GA 31516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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