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ZIP Code 31720

Post Office City:Barwick, GA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Thomas County
Timezone: Eastern (3:29am)
Coordinates:30.893, -83.739
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31720

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 31720. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 31720 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:
Barwick, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31720 is located in southern 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 31720 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31720 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 455
Population Density 98 people per sq mi
Housing Units 223
Median Home Value $81,800
Land Area 4.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $23,092

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 5171532
85 Plus459


 Male 217 48%
 Female 238 52%


 White 212 46.6%
 Black Or African American 221 48.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.9%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 3.5%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 38%
 Single Guardian 46 25%
 Singles 61 33%
 Singles With Roommate 9 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 127 68%
 Households with Kids 59 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31720 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31720 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 31720 real estate data, the median home value of $81,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 455 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 61 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 26%
 Households Vacant 37 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 14%
 For Migrant Workers 1 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 3%
 2 Bedroom 38 32%
 3+ Bedroom 76 64%
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 $23,092 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31720 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. Residents in ZIP code 31720 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 31720 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 31720 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 31720 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Barwick, GA poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 26%
 No Earnings 245 60%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 26%
 No Earnings 245 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 119 84%
 Public transportation 8 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 10%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 106 34.4%
 High School Graduate 181 58.8%
 Associate's degree 12 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 8 2.6%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 85 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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