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ZIP Code 31721

Primary City:Albany, GA (View All Cities)
County: Dougherty County
Timezone: Eastern (7:06am)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.5, -84.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31721. 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 31721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31721, 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:
Albany, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31721 is located in southwest 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 31721 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 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 31721 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,095
Population Density 94 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,309
Median Home Value $158,000
Land Area 213.14 sq mi
Water Area 3.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,790
Median Household Income $61,026

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56365951,231
5-97166621,378
10-147307221,452
15-197276481,375
20-245275191,046
25-294345791,013
30-344916331,124
35-395896911,280
40-446046881,292
45-496788281,506
50-547118661,577
55-597038341,537
60-647087831,491
65-695005101,010
70-74314385699
75-79234244478
80-84137200337
85 Plus81188269

Gender

 Male 9,520 47%
 Female 10,575 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,389 51.7%
 Black Or African American 9,017 44.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.1%
 Asian 322 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 117 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 224 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2428173201
25-34414530944
35-449064571,363
45-541,3413561,697
55-641,5062421,748
65-749851131,098
75-8447084554
85 Plus10382185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,393 56%
 Single Guardian 1,459 19%
 Singles 1,673 21%
 Singles With Roommate 265 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,059 65%
 Households with Kids 2,731 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1127110237
2133132265
3126124250
4136126262
5136133269
6133137270
7159138297
8154127281
9134127261
10136146282
11142142284
12155141296
13154152306
14143141284
15157112269
16174154328
17134136270
18143122265
19119124243
20119102221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31721 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31721 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 31721 real estate data, the median home value of $158,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 31721. Rentals in 31721 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,055 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 36 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,281 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,472 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,037 25%
 Households Vacant 519 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 140 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 13%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 121 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 205 10.4%
 2 Bedroom 432 21.9%
 3+ Bedroom 1,320 67.0%
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 $61,026 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31721 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. More commuters in 31721 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 6,626 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,024 20%
 No Earnings 5,449 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 6,626 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,024 20%
 No Earnings 5,449 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,120 96.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 0.6%
 Worked at Home 278 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 611 10%
 High School Graduate 3,079 51%
 Associate's degree 393 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,142 19%
 Master's degree 316 5%
 Professional school degree 338 6%
 Doctorate degree 208 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,196 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 836 19.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 272 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31721

ZIP Code 31721 is in the Dougherty County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31721.

Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet
324 Lockett Station Rd
Albany, GA 31721
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Live Oak Elementary School
4529 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dougherty County School District
Far Horizons Montessori
613 Pointe North Blvd
Albany, GA 31721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sherwood Christian Academy
1418 Old Pretoria Rd
Albany, GA 31721
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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