31217 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 31217 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateGeorgia
CityMacon
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Geo Location32.84493, -83.50634
Population16950
Size255.963 square miles
Median Family Income$47295.00
Median Home Value$73900.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 31217 zip code. The total population is 16950, of which, 7580 are male and 9370 are female. With a total area of 255.963 square miles, the population density is 64.4 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 39.8 years old. Below you’ll find additional information on the population and demographics of this zip code, including age distribution, race distribution, language spoken, and more.

YearPopulation
201119592
201219512
201318762
201418500
201518193
201617471
201717558
201816735
201916484
202017044
202116950

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 10816.4%
Age 5-911476.8%
Age 10-1414768.7%
Age 15-199885.8%
Age 20-247604.5
Age 25-2911656.9%
Age 30-348965.3%
Age 35-3910096%
Age 40-44638 3.8%
Age 45-499005.3%
Age 50-5411256.6%
Age 55-5914038.3%
Age 60-6412277.2%
Age 65-699015.3%
Age 70-747714.5%
Age 75-797144.2%
Age 80-844522.7%
Age 85 and over2971.8%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 1.7 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 0.7 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.1 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.9 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 38.9 %
  • Divorced: 13.6 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 4.1 %
  • Never Married: 35.6 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 31217 zip code is $47295. This is -0.3907 less than the national average. This income places 30.1% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $22062. Below you can find additional economic characteristics, including income bracket distribution, median income over time, retirement statistics, and more.

Annual Income Bracket ($)Number of Families in Bracket
Less than $10,000.00548
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00113
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00484
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00451
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00659
$50,000.00 – $74,999.00708
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00460
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00458
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00261
$200,000.00 +42

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201139025
201240471
201338591
201439856
201539563
201638703
201737996
201838571
201938064
202041250
202147295

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary3997
Self Employment286
Social Security2464
Dividends, Interest, or Rental417
Retirement1630
Other522

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 14548
  • Families Uninsured: 2166
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 1630
  • No retirement income: 4538

Education

In the 31217 zip code, 84.2% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 7.5% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 7.7% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 92.3% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 31217 zip, there are an estimated 6491 people in the labor force, of which, 5957 are employed, and 534 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 23.8 minutes. Of the total people that work, 185 worked from home and 5874 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 37. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts1157
Services1159
Sales and Office1571
Construction and Maintenance:671
Transportation and Material Moving1399





Housing

The median home value for the 31217 zip code is 73900. There is an estimated  6168 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $736 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $598. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,0001357
$50,000 – $99,0001278
$100,000 – $149,999637
$150,000 – $199,999496
$200,000 – $299,999300
$300,000 – $499,99951
$500,000 – $999,99925
$1,000,000+70

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 201988
2000 – 2009675
1980 – 19991854
1960 – 19792228
1940 – 19591095
1939 or earlier228

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.5 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500376
$500 – $9991075
$1,000 – $1,499364
$1,500 – $1,999
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300822
300-4991617
500-7991491
800-999881
1000-1499950
1500-1999253
2000-249915
2500-2999
3000+

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%705
20%-24.9%288
25%-29.9%148
30%-34.9%73
35+%419



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None679
11966
21897
3+1626
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 26.4 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 5.9 %
  • Electricity: 65 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 2.1 %

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All information sourced from official government sources including Census.gov, the IRS, and the Department of Education.