31601 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 31601 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateGeorgia
CityValdosta
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Geo Location30.75159, -83.34207
Population31972
Size398.918 square miles
Median Family Income$43385.00
Median Home Value$89400.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 31601 zip code. The total population is 31972, of which, 15509 are male and 16463 are female. With a total area of 398.918 square miles, the population density is 76.7 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 32.2 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
201132329
201233958
201333968
201434718
201534575
201634567
201733607
201832084
201930597
202031652
202131972

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 23407.3%
Age 5-921436.7%
Age 10-1422026.9%
Age 15-1924387.6%
Age 20-24361811.3
Age 25-2922677.1%
Age 30-3422687.1%
Age 35-3917705.5%
Age 40-441828 5.7%
Age 45-4916125%
Age 50-5418905.9%
Age 55-5923717.4%
Age 60-6413144.1%
Age 65-6914274.5%
Age 70-7410673.3%
Age 75-796252%
Age 80-843481.1%
Age 85 and over4441.4%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 6.1 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 4.9 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.2 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.4 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0.5 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 27.5 %
  • Divorced: 14.5 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 3.3 %
  • Never Married: 46.3 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 31601 zip code is $43385. This is -0.5824 less than the national average. This income places 33.5% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $26774. 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 $10,000.001105
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00136
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00709
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00781
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00786
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001167
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00623
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00535
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00308
$200,000.00 +180

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201129578
201230690
201330224
201428614
201528730
201632261
201732246
201833515
201934086
202038033
202143385

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary7949
Self Employment687
Social Security3088
Dividends, Interest, or Rental880
Retirement1336
Other990

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 24449
  • Families Uninsured: 6234
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 1336
  • No retirement income: 10687

Education

In the 31601 zip code, 81.9% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 12.7% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 5% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 95% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 31601 zip, there are an estimated 13638 people in the labor force, of which, 12601 are employed, and 893 are unemployed. There are a total of 144 people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 18 minutes. Of the total people that work, 307 worked from home and 12467 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 38.4. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts3035
Services2903
Sales and Office2851
Construction and Maintenance:1313
Transportation and Material Moving2499





Housing

The median home value for the 31601 zip code is 89400. There is an estimated  12023 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $730 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $687. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,0001217
$50,000 – $99,0001531
$100,000 – $149,9991310
$150,000 – $199,999434
$200,000 – $299,999471
$300,000 – $499,999249
$500,000 – $999,999204
$1,000,000+

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019870
2000 – 20091864
1980 – 19993976
1960 – 19793644
1940 – 19591297
1939 or earlier372

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.1 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $5001044
$500 – $9994312
$1,000 – $1,499987
$1,500 – $1,99911
$2,000 – $2,49913
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 3001352
300-4992261
500-7993787
800-9991948
1000-14991852
1500-1999290
2000-2499225
2500-299937
3000+31

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%1314
20%-24.9%346
25%-29.9%457
30%-34.9%104
35+%516



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None1544
15358
23295
3+1826
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 9.8 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 3.3 %
  • Electricity: 85.3 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 0.1 %

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