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ZIP Code 31779

Primary City:Pelham, GA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:26am)
Coordinates:31.1, -84.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31779. 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 31779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31779, 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:
Pelham, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 31779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31779 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 31779 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31779 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,927
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,463
Median Home Value $76,000
Land Area 141.19 sq mi
Water Area 1.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,095
Median Household Income $26,995

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5336347683
5-9296272568
10-14326282608
15-19327277604
20-24417250667
25-29494281775
30-34499226725
35-39466260726
40-44454268722
45-49479296775
50-54408309717
55-59325281606
60-64227246473
65-69178209387
70-74150180330
75-7994127221
80-8450114164
85 Plus48128176

Gender

 Male 5,574 56%
 Female 4,353 44%
Gender

Race

 White 5,038 50.8%
 Black Or African American 4,635 46.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.3%
 Asian 20 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 114 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 87 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2429107136
25-34201205406
35-44319209528
45-54458202660
55-64428142570
65-7435782439
75-8420648254
85 Plus7527102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,367 44%
 Single Guardian 800 26%
 Singles 801 26%
 Singles With Roommate 127 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,968 64%
 Households with Kids 1,127 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15260112
27670146
37278150
46072132
55750107
66452116
76262124
85158109
96250112
107760137
117066136
125358111
136840108
145858116
156048108
166250112
176358121
186562127
197759136
207949128

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31779 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 31779 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 31779 real estate data, the median home value of $76,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31779 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31779 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,087 81.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,717 17.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 106 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,214 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 859 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,022 30%
 Households Vacant 368 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 40 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 14%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 179 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 2%
 1 Bedroom 285 21%
 2 Bedroom 632 46%
 3+ Bedroom 420 31%
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 $26,995 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 31779 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. 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 31779 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,119 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,028 13%
 No Earnings 4,951 61%
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 2,119 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,028 13%
 No Earnings 4,951 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,608 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 1%
 Worked at Home 87 3%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,274 32.0%
 High School Graduate 2,323 58.3%
 Associate's degree 216 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 143 3.6%
 Master's degree 24 0.6%
 Professional school degree 4 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,529 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 147 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31779

ZIP Code 31779 is in the Grady County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31779.

Shiver Elementary School
1847 Ga Hwy 93 North
Pelham, GA 31779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grady County School District
Pelham Elementary School
534 Barrow Ave SW
Pelham, GA 31779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pelham City School District
Pelham City Middle School
209 Mathewson Ave SW
Pelham, GA 31779
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pelham City School District
Pelham High School
720 Barrow Ave SW
Pelham, GA 31779
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pelham City School District

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