31721 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 31721 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateGeorgia
CityAlbany
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Geo Location31.51058, -84.30867
Population20094
Size552.279 square miles
Median Family Income$77906.00
Median Home Value$176700.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 31721 zip code. The total population is 20094, of which, 9305 are male and 10789 are female. With a total area of 552.279 square miles, the population density is 37.3 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 42.7 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
201119754
201219728
201319775
201420328
201520732
201620736
201720520
201820572
201920600
202020924
202120094

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 10495.2%
Age 5-911075.5%
Age 10-1414047%
Age 15-1912146%
Age 20-249294.6
Age 25-2911635.8%
Age 30-3412256.1%
Age 35-3911205.6%
Age 40-441305 6.5%
Age 45-4912136%
Age 50-5417598.8%
Age 55-5911535.7%
Age 60-6413226.6%
Age 65-6915467.7%
Age 70-7410325.1%
Age 75-797263.6%
Age 80-844232.1%
Age 85 and over4042%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 4.7 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 2.5 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 1.1 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 1 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0.1 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 50.8 %
  • Divorced: 12.4 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 2 %
  • Never Married: 28.7 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 31721 zip code is $77906. This is 0.0878 greater than the national average. This income places 9.1% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $28589. 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 $10,000.0082
$10,000.00 – $14,999.0046
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00254
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00438
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00694
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001285
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00761
$100,000.00 – $149,999.001287
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00360
$200,000.00 +506

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201172728
201273144
201370816
201469066
201571577
201677247
201775270
201878944
201983558
202078981
202177906

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary5816
Self Employment852
Social Security3256
Dividends, Interest, or Rental1693
Retirement2549
Other885

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 18582
  • Families Uninsured: 1512
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 2549
  • No retirement income: 5430

Education

In the 31721 zip code, 91.6% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 36.7% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 25.5% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 74.5% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 31721 zip, there are an estimated 9899 people in the labor force, of which, 9567 are employed, and 332 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 19.3 minutes. Of the total people that work, 612 worked from home and 9324 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 39.6. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts4008
Services1695
Sales and Office2135
Construction and Maintenance:576
Transportation and Material Moving1153





Housing

The median home value for the 31721 zip code is 176700. There is an estimated  7979 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $1042 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $1063. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000350
$50,000 – $99,000675
$100,000 – $149,9991045
$150,000 – $199,9991270
$200,000 – $299,9991155
$300,000 – $499,999790
$500,000 – $999,999102
$1,000,000+75

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019491
2000 – 2009970
1980 – 19993949
1960 – 19792253
1940 – 1959157
1939 or earlier159

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 6.5 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $50017
$500 – $9991028
$1,000 – $1,499922
$1,500 – $1,999240
$2,000 – $2,49948
$2,499 – $2,99976
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300120
300-499838
500-7991498
800-9991111
1000-14992132
1500-19991272
2000-2499425
2500-2999253
3000+144

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%1516
20%-24.9%489
25%-29.9%335
30%-34.9%171
35+%741



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None250
12191
23237
3+2301
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 4.2 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 2.2 %
  • Electricity: 91.8 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0.1 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 0.2 %

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