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ZIP Code 31909

Primary City:Columbus, GA (View All Cities)
County: Muscogee County
Timezone: Eastern (11:14am)
Area code: 706 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.54, -84.92
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 31909

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 31909. 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 31909. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 31909, 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:
Columbus, GA
Unacceptable:
Cols

Stats and Demographics for the 31909 ZIP Code

ZIP code 31909 is located in west Georgia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 31909 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 31909 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,177
Population Density 1,932 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,407
Median Home Value $154,300
Land Area 18.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,444
Median Household Income $58,447

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2741,1852,459
5-91,2361,1762,412
10-141,2761,2072,483
15-191,0821,1412,223
20-241,2271,3932,620
25-291,7081,6063,314
30-341,3091,3852,694
35-391,1661,3472,513
40-441,1021,2142,316
45-491,0931,2822,375
50-541,0301,1572,187
55-599041,1162,020
60-647418791,620
65-695356711,206
70-74373512885
75-79308475783
80-84196404600
85 Plus139328467

Gender

 Male 16,699 47%
 Female 18,478 53%
Gender

Race

 White 25,220 71.7%
 Black Or African American 6,350 18.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.3%
 Asian 1,576 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 115 0.3%
 Other Race 677 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,116 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2497825922
25-349802,2883,268
35-441,5401,2752,815
45-541,8747982,672
55-641,6834662,149
65-741,0872331,320
75-84746228974
85 Plus194130324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,828 47%
 Single Guardian 2,727 19%
 Singles 4,055 28%
 Singles With Roommate 834 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,404 65%
 Households with Kids 5,040 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1243234477
2240214454
3252263515
4275231506
5278240518
6240219459
7223216439
8277251528
9218250468
10299248547
11220235455
12272254526
13262233495
14223237460
15239272511
16237232469
17207207414
18204227431
19195203398
20199210409

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 31909 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 31909 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 31909 real estate data, the median home value of $154,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 31909 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 31909 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 31909 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,998 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 170 0.5%
 Other Institutional 6 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,369 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,832 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,243 41%
 Households Vacant 963 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 479 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 54 6%
 For Sale Only 159 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 168 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,073 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,518 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,089 36%
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 $58,447 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 31909 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 31909 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 12,857 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,278 23%
 No Earnings 7,751 29%
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 12,857 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,278 23%
 No Earnings 7,751 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,657 97.4%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 0.5%
 Worked at Home 319 1.9%
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 538 5%
 High School Graduate 5,024 49%
 Associate's degree 984 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,406 23%
 Master's degree 852 8%
 Professional school degree 332 3%
 Doctorate degree 148 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,188 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 846 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 457 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 31909

ZIP Code 31909 is in the Muscogee County School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 31909.

Blackmon Road Middle School
7251 Blackmon Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy
5801 Armour Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Blanchard Elementary School
3512 Weems Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
North Columbus Elementary
2006 Old Guard Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Veterans Memorial Middle School
2008 Old Guard Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Eagle Ridge Academy
7601 Schomburg Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscogee County School District
Shaw High School
7579 Raider Way
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscogee County School District
Northside High School
2002 American Way
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscogee County School District
Calvary Christian School
7556 Old Moon Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Westminster Christian School
2303 Double Churches Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Columbus First Seventh-Day Adventist School
7880 Schomburg Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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