31602 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 31602 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 Location30.86925, -83.34394
Population35837
Size105.611 square miles
Median Family Income$65643.00
Median Home Value$157600.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 31602 zip code. The total population is 35837, of which, 17774 are male and 18063 are female. With a total area of 105.611 square miles, the population density is 346.8 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 28.5 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
201133585
201233643
201334255
201434475
201534843
201635430
201735141
201836304
201936626
202035916
202135837

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 22286.2%
Age 5-925077%
Age 10-1422386.2%
Age 15-1925147%
Age 20-24582716.3
Age 25-29359610%
Age 30-3423976.7%
Age 35-3918395.1%
Age 40-442499 7%
Age 45-4916044.5%
Age 50-5415094.2%
Age 55-5912623.5%
Age 60-6414704.1%
Age 65-6914774.1%
Age 70-7410583%
Age 75-799082.5%
Age 80-844291.2%
Age 85 and over4751.3%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 5.4 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 2.2 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.8 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 1.4 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 1 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 35.9 %
  • Divorced: 9.1 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 2.1 %
  • Never Married: 47.8 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 31602 zip code is $65643. This is -0.3206 less than the national average. This income places 23.8% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $34470. 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 $10,000.00602
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00181
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00491
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00586
$35,000.00 – $49,999.001046
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001323
$75,000.00 – $99,999.001183
$100,000.00 – $149,999.001196
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00385
$200,000.00 +405

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201154211
201256313
201354921
201452580
201553358
201654644
201754801
201857428
201956113
202055757
202165643

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary9500
Self Employment763
Social Security3505
Dividends, Interest, or Rental1693
Retirement2771
Other1396

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 28941
  • Families Uninsured: 5137
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 2771
  • No retirement income: 10275

Education

In the 31602 zip code, 90.5% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 32.7% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 10% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 90% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 31602 zip, there are an estimated 17155 people in the labor force, of which, 15768 are employed, and 788 are unemployed. There are a total of 599 people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 17.8 minutes. Of the total people that work, 556 worked from home and 16166 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 37.2. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts4963
Services3240
Sales and Office4463
Construction and Maintenance:987
Transportation and Material Moving2115





Housing

The median home value for the 31602 zip code is 157600. There is an estimated  13046 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $879 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $887. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000268
$50,000 – $99,0001205
$100,000 – $149,9991150
$150,000 – $199,9991186
$200,000 – $299,999910
$300,000 – $499,999638
$500,000 – $999,999315
$1,000,000+27

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019760
2000 – 20091982
1980 – 19995301
1960 – 19793004
1940 – 19591519
1939 or earlier480

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.1 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500409
$500 – $9994396
$1,000 – $1,4991943
$1,500 – $1,999260
$2,000 – $2,49966
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 + 11

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300447
300-4991322
500-7993145
800-9992933
1000-14993480
1500-1999885
2000-2499249
2500-2999164
3000+159

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%1795
20%-24.9%528
25%-29.9%428
30%-34.9%91
35+%423



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None1328
14608
24895
3+2215
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 9.6 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 1.7 %
  • Electricity: 88.3 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0.1 %
  • 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.