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ZIP Code 39897

Primary City:Whigham, GA (View All Cities)
County: Grady County
Timezone: Eastern (1:37pm)
Area code: 229 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.9, -84.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39897

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39897. 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 39897. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39897, 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:
Whigham, GA

Stats and Demographics for the 39897 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39897 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 39897 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 39897 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,430
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,592
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 141.84 sq mi
Water Area 1.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,332
Median Household Income $35,129

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 596103199
5-9106113219
10-14127111238
15-1911388201
20-247979158
25-297793170
30-3410683189
35-3995113208
40-448495179
45-49129141270
50-54146149295
55-59119115234
60-64108119227
65-6990106196
70-747996175
75-794968117
80-84314677
85 Plus235578

Gender

 Male 1,657 48%
 Female 1,773 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,512 73.2%
 Black Or African American 792 23.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 1.6%
 Asian 16 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122133
25-3410146147
35-4414559204
45-5424354297
55-6422638264
65-7420123224
75-8410814122
85 Plus38341

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 730 55%
 Single Guardian 222 17%
 Singles 342 26%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 905 68%
 Households with Kids 427 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1152843
2242246
3202040
4181937
5212647
6202343
7162844
8281341
9212344
10233053
11262046
12201737
13332154
14252348
15201434
16161733
17232245
18251944
19291645
20182038

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39897 has a slightly less than average 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 39897 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 39897 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39897 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39897 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39897 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,343 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 598 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 476 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 258 16%
 Households Vacant 260 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 8.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 7 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 19.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 179 68.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 5%
 1 Bedroom 11 3%
 2 Bedroom 114 30%
 3+ Bedroom 239 63%
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 $35,129 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 39897 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 39897 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 802 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 602 23%
 No Earnings 1,268 47%
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 802 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 602 23%
 No Earnings 1,268 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,106 95.7%
 Public transportation 15 1.3%
 Taxicab 4 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 31 2.7%
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 253 23%
 High School Graduate 628 58%
 Associate's degree 42 4%
 Bachelor's degree 77 7%
 Master's degree 77 7%
 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 519 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 112 17.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39897

ZIP Code 39897 is in the Grady County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39897.

Whigham Elementary School
211 West Broad Ave
Whigham, GA 39897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grady County School District

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