31501 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 31501 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateGeorgia
CityWaycross
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Geo Location31.22438, -82.35061
Population14258
Size34.184 square miles
Median Family Income$42931.00
Median Home Value$85000.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 31501 zip code. The total population is 14258, of which, 6637 are male and 7621 are female. With a total area of 34.184 square miles, the population density is 451.7 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 39.1 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
201115895
201215346
201314868
201415207
201515084
201615394
201714931
201814963
201915441
202016265
202114258

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 8646.1%
Age 5-912068.5%
Age 10-149666.8%
Age 15-198746.1%
Age 20-245143.6
Age 25-2910307.2%
Age 30-349636.8%
Age 35-3912068.5%
Age 40-44772 5.4%
Age 45-496724.7%
Age 50-547705.4%
Age 55-597835.5%
Age 60-647885.5%
Age 65-699566.7%
Age 70-745283.7%
Age 75-794213%
Age 80-845363.8%
Age 85 and over4092.9%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 2.1 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 1.6 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.2 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.3 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 32.5 %
  • Divorced: 12.7 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 3 %
  • Never Married: 41.2 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 31501 zip code is $42931. This is -0.494 less than the national average. This income places 26.4% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $29921. 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 $10,000.00289
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00224
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00326
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00364
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00743
$50,000.00 – $74,999.00495
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00302
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00335
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00118
$200,000.00 +68

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201144656
201247390
201350205
201446034
201543114
201641090
201743625
201847578
201943969
202042564
202142931

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary3520
Self Employment305
Social Security2230
Dividends, Interest, or Rental524
Retirement997
Other419

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 11810
  • Families Uninsured: 2319
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 997
  • No retirement income: 4806

Education

In the 31501 zip code, 85% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 17.8% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 10.5% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 89.5% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 31501 zip, there are an estimated 5265 people in the labor force, of which, 5103 are employed, and 162 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 16.9 minutes. Of the total people that work, 83 worked from home and 5001 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 39.8. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts1574
Services1014
Sales and Office1222
Construction and Maintenance:450
Transportation and Material Moving843





Housing

The median home value for the 31501 zip code is 85000. There is an estimated  5803 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $647 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $654. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000765
$50,000 – $99,0001157
$100,000 – $149,999466
$150,000 – $199,999231
$200,000 – $299,999354
$300,000 – $499,99944
$500,000 – $999,99927
$1,000,000+

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019144
2000 – 2009351
1980 – 19991225
1960 – 19791929
1940 – 19591617
1939 or earlier537

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 6 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500669
$500 – $9991556
$1,000 – $1,499372
$1,500 – $1,99935
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300677
300-4991299
500-7991770
800-999862
1000-1499825
1500-1999200
2000-249931
2500-299912
3000+

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%811
20%-24.9%258
25%-29.9%189
30%-34.9%98
35+%267



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None851
12521
21738
3+693
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 6 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 0.9 %
  • Electricity: 92.3 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 0 %

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