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ZIP Code 31606

Primary City:Valdosta, GA (View All Cities)
County: Lowndes County
Timezone: Eastern (3:19pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.8, -83.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31606. 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 31606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31606, 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:
Valdosta, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31606 is located in south Georgia and covers a slightly less 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 31606 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31606 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,861
Population Density 88 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,553
Median Home Value $115,600
Land Area 44.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,427
Median Household Income $48,861

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5125120245
5-9144126270
10-14145157302
15-19152167319
20-24105113218
25-2999105204
30-349897195
35-39108118226
40-44135154289
45-49152168320
50-54152160312
55-59115131246
60-64111119230
65-698777164
70-745684140
75-79454792
80-84273865
85 Plus91524

Gender

 Male 1,865 48%
 Female 1,996 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,194 82.7%
 Black Or African American 492 12.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.2%
 Other Race 75 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 71 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24183250
25-3412150171
35-4420848256
45-5430051351
55-6423831269
65-7417123194
75-849723120
85 Plus15116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 806 56%
 Single Guardian 275 19%
 Singles 296 21%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 882 62%
 Households with Kids 545 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1262753
2261743
3312253
4212950
5322557
6322658
7252348
8262349
9292958
10343367
11222648
12203454
13392968
14303565
15373774
16274067
17282957
18353469
19252752
20191938

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31606 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31606 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 31606 real estate data, the median home value of $115,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31606 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,850 99.7%
 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 11 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 732 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 436 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 259 17%
 Households Vacant 126 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 21 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 5%
 2 Bedroom 40 23%
 3+ Bedroom 126 72%
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 $48,861 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31606 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31606 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. More commuters in 31606 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 1,262 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 757 24%
 No Earnings 1,138 36%
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 1,262 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 757 24%
 No Earnings 1,138 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,760 99.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 0.8%
 Worked at Home 3 0.2%
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 299 25.5%
 High School Graduate 609 51.9%
 Associate's degree 22 1.9%
 Bachelor's degree 189 16.1%
 Master's degree 30 2.6%
 Professional school degree 18 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 601 62.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 18.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 190 19.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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