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ZIP Code 39870

Primary City:Newton, GA (View All Cities)
County: Baker County
Timezone: Eastern (7:47pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.3, -84.4
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39870. 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 39870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39870, 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:
Newton, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 39870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39870 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 39870 are primarily black or African American. 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39870 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,238
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,056
Median Home Value $59,000
Land Area 185.15 sq mi
Water Area 4.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 886
Median Household Income $26,454

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56482146
5-97677153
10-145382135
15-197471145
20-248461145
25-294679125
30-345959118
35-396757124
40-446778145
45-499290182
50-549079169
55-598694180
60-648277159
65-69415697
70-74403777
75-79243862
80-84143044
85 Plus82432

Gender

 Male 1,067 48%
 Female 1,171 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,034 46.2%
 Black Or African American 1,107 49.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 47 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2472633
25-34445195
35-448053133
45-5413362195
55-6415954213
65-749324117
75-84621274
85 Plus24226

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 372 42%
 Single Guardian 199 22%
 Singles 271 31%
 Singles With Roommate 44 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 616 70%
 Households with Kids 270 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1122537
2121527
3121628
4141428
5121022
6141125
7141832
8182442
9181432
1092130
11111627
1292433
1361016
14181129
15171633
16141125
17131225
18151227
19152035
20211536

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39870 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 39870 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 39870 real estate data, the median home value of $59,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39870 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,238 100%
 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 265 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 337 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 284 27%
 Households Vacant 170 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 19%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 97 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 6%
 1 Bedroom 3 1%
 2 Bedroom 144 44%
 3+ Bedroom 160 49%
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 $26,454 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39870 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 39870 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. Most commuters in 39870 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 658 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 7%
 No Earnings 1,108 58%
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 658 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 7%
 No Earnings 1,108 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 602 91.9%
 Public transportation 2 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 6.1%
 Worked at Home 11 1.7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 185 25%
 High School Graduate 430 58%
 Associate's degree 54 7%
 Bachelor's degree 69 9%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 474 92.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 1.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39870

ZIP Code 39870 is in the Baker County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39870.

Baker County K12 School
260 Ga Hwy 37 SW
Newton, GA 39870
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baker County School District

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