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31516 Zip Code (Blackshear, GA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Blackshear, GA (2.73%), Waycross, GA (0.36%), Patterson, GA (0.00%)
County: Pierce County, GA
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 15,578
Zip code population in 2010: 14,735
Zip code population in 2000: 11,974

Houses and condos: 6,601
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,322
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 31516: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 151.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 13.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 103 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 31516
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,123)
Georgia:

0.8% ($2,027)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,437 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $912 (1.0%)

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Males: 7,662  (49.2%)
Females: 7,916  (50.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 31516:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 31516:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

Zip code 31516 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 31516 (2021)
    • 13,28785.3%White
    • 1,3538.7%Black
    • 7404.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1110.7%Two or more races
    • 840.5%American Indian
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Urban population: 4,759
Rural population: 10,818

Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $116,857
31516:

$116,857
Georgia:

$249,700



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in 31516 zip code as of February 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 31516 is 240 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 31516, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $58,310 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,310
State:

$70,847

Salary/wage: $45,646 (reported on 81.3% of returns)
Here:

$45,646
State:

$59,126
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1228.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3687.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6700.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9267.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18063.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68787.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,619 (reported on 25.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,619
Georgia:

$2,011
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $25k, 12.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 146.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2745.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,061 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,061
State:

$8,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $25k, 16.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 28.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 36.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 228.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5022.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$29,399 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$29,399
State:

+$28,402
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 26.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 155.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 679.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 40632.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,224 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,224
State:

+$6,707
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 130.3% for AGIs below $25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 103.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 114.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 263.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3060.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,070 (reported on 5.8% of returns)
31516:

$16,070
Georgia:

$20,525
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 30.5% for AGIs below $25k, 55.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 165.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 201.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 661.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1420.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $40,089 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
Here:

$40,089
State:

$34,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.8% for AGIs below $25k, 46.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 223.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 431.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1139.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18272.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $21,732 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,732
State:

$14,164
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 138.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 460.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11665.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,246 (reported on 5.8% of returns)
31516:

$7,246
State:

$7,540
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 297.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2202.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,594 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,594
State:

$2,530
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 150.5% for AGIs below $25k, 97.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 95.4%
Here:

95%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 95.2% for AGIs below $25k, 95.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 95.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 96.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 95.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 94.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 31516, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,127 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,127
State:

$56,131

Salary/wage: $37,257 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
Here:

$37,257
State:

$47,942
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.4% for AGIs below $25k, 81.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 44.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,385 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,385
Georgia:

$1,706
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,434 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,434
State:

$7,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,826 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,826
State:

+$16,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,710 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,710
State:

+$7,583
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,011 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
31516:

$10,011
Georgia:

$17,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,606 (23% of AGI, reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$20,606
State:

$23,886

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 10.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,927 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,927
State:

$5,507
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,189 (reported on 27.2% of returns)
31516:

$6,189
State:

$7,838
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,598 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,598
State:

$2,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 68.9%
Here:

69%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 65.6% for AGIs below $25k, 68.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 31516, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,142 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,142
State:

$47,553

Salary/wage: $31,521 (reported on 86.0% of returns)
Here:

$31,521
State:

$42,178
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 167.8% for AGIs below $10k, 81.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,840 (reported on 31.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,840
Georgia:

$1,772
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,706 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,706
State:

$4,283
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,521 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$13,521
State:

+$16,461
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,791 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,791
State:

+$8,201
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs below $10k, 6.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,024 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
31516:

$3,024
Georgia:

$2,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,520 (24% of AGI, reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,520
State:

$19,944

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

22.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.4% for AGIs below $10k, 6.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,408 (6% of AGI, reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,408
State:

$4,354

Here:

5.7% of AGI
State:

4.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,010 (reported on 65.2% of returns)
31516:

$5,010
State:

$8,223
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,976 (reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,976
State:

$1,986

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.9%
Here:

77%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 71.4% for AGIs below $10k, 79.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$51,391
Georgia:

$66,559
Blackshear, GA (31516) map Nearest zip codes: 31501, 31557, 31556, 31551, 31503, 31542.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.8%
Georgia:

48.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.6%
Georgia:

47.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,168
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,812


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 237 (85 now married, 148 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,178 (1,521 now married, 1,653 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 31516 with a mortgage: 1,939 (47 second mortgage, 48 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,173
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

18.1%
Whole state:

14.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

13.2%
Whole state:

7.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.6
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 4992010 to 2019
  • 1,1292000 to 2009
  • 1,5901990 to 1999
  • 1,2521980 to 1989
  • 6991970 to 1979
  • 5581960 to 1969
  • 3231950 to 1959
  • 2551940 to 1949
  • 1871939 or earlier

Zip code 31516 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blackshear, GA (31516)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blackshear, GA (31516)
  • 39no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 5592 bedrooms
  • 2,9923 bedrooms
  • 9114 bedrooms
  • 955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackshear, GA (31516)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blackshear, GA (31516)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 3162 bedrooms
  • 7663 bedrooms
  • 1574 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackshear, GA (31516) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blackshear, GA (31516) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 10no vehicle
  • 1,2901 vehicle
  • 1,9352 vehicles
  • 9103 vehicles
  • 4524 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Blackshear, GA (31516) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blackshear, GA (31516) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 177no vehicle
  • 4361 vehicle
  • 6232 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 31516 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 31516 household income distribution in 2021
  • 282Less than $10,000
  • 319$10,000 to $14,999
  • 330$15,000 to $19,999
  • 505$20,000 to $24,999
  • 452$25,000 to $29,999
  • 216$30,000 to $34,999
  • 361$35,000 to $39,999
  • 165$40,000 to $44,999
  • 180$45,000 to $49,999
  • 530$50,000 to $59,999
  • 871$60,000 to $74,999
  • 630$75,000 to $99,999
  • 360$100,000 to $124,999
  • 197$125,000 to $149,999
  • 242$150,000 to $199,999
  • 246$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 31516

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 31516
  • 216Less than $10,000
  • 154$10,000 to $14,999
  • 60$15,000 to $19,999
  • 135$20,000 to $24,999
  • 117$25,000 to $29,999
  • 174$30,000 to $34,999
  • 42$35,000 to $39,999
  • 267$40,000 to $49,999
  • 91$50,000 to $59,999
  • 133$60,000 to $69,999
  • 234$70,000 to $79,999
  • 215$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 421$100,000 to $124,999
  • 267$125,000 to $149,999
  • 321$150,000 to $174,999
  • 179$175,000 to $199,999
  • 454$200,000 to $249,999
  • 180$250,000 to $299,999
  • 77$300,000 to $399,999
  • 65$400,000 to $499,999
  • 107$500,000 to $749,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 31516

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 31516
  • 69$100 to $149
  • 28$150 to $199
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 28$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 94$400 to $449
  • 49$450 to $499
  • 148$500 to $549
  • 132$550 to $599
  • 47$600 to $649
  • 99$650 to $699
  • 44$750 to $799
  • 24$800 to $899
  • 47$900 to $999
  • 41$1,000 to $1,249
  • 25$1,250 to $1,499
  • 353No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $779.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $150,376
  • Black or African American householders: $99,868
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $172,186
  • Some other race householders: $631,351
  • Two or more races householders: $187,109
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $195,144

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $116,857
31516:

$116,857
Georgia:

$249,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,573 - $195,488

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $145,708
Here:

$145,708
State:

$321,242
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 31516
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,104
  • One, attached: 58
  • Two: 28
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 2,108
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 37

Unemployment: 2.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 31516

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 31516
  • 80.6%5,152Drove a car alone
  • 9.9%635Carpooled
  • 0.1%8Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.9%55Walked
  • 0.3%20Other means
  • 0.8%53Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 31516

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 31516
  • 86Less than 5 minutes
  • 3585 to 9 minutes
  • 74210 to 14 minutes
  • 1,05115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,22220 to 24 minutes
  • 25525 to 29 minutes
  • 1,05630 to 34 minutes
  • 21035 to 39 minutes
  • 2040 to 44 minutes
  • 32145 to 59 minutes
  • 38560 to 89 minutes
  • 7290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 37.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,578
  • Male householders: 2,709 (574 living alone), Female householders: 3,240 (1,097 living alone)
  • 2,753 spouses (2,753 opposite-sex spouses), 346 unmarried partners, (332 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,825 children (4,379 natural, 171 adopted, 274 stepchildren), 628 grandchildren, 66 brothers or sisters, 149 parents, 0 foster children, 335 other relatives, 381 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 146 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,952 2-persons, 705 3-persons, 599 4-persons, 418 5-persons, 348 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,672 1-person, 184 2-persons, 29 3-persons

1,941 married couples with children.
1,177 single-parent households (516 men, 661 women).

98.6% of residents of 31516 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% very well, 6% well, 54% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 308 (2.0%)
(19.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.0%
Whole state:

10.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 80%Honduras
  • 11%France
  • 7%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 6%Sweden
Most common first ancestries reported in 31516
  • 23%American
  • 9%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%European
  • 2%French Canadian
  • 1%German
  • 0%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 282010 or later
  • 2742000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 116Before 1990

Zip code 31516 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ACE POLE CO INC (6352 TIMBER LANE in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Georgia's Geographic Environmental Information) - UST-2, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, UST-3, UST-1, UST-4,
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRESERVING
    Business NAICS classification: WOOD PRESERVATION.
    Organizations: GEORGIA OILMENS SERVICES (CONTACT/AGENT) , ACE POLE COMPANY INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ACE POLE COMPANY INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , C M EUNICE JR (CONTACT/OWNER) , EUNICE C M JR (CONTACT/OWNER) , GIBSON OIL EQUIP CO (INSTALLER)
    Alternative names: ACE EQUIPMENT CO
  • BLACKSHEAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (5217 NORTH HIGHWAY 121 in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0297
    Organizations: PIERCE COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PIERCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (4850 COUNTY FARM ROAD in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0182
  • PIERCE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (5216 COUNTY FARM ROAD in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0197
  • MRCX (200 PARK ST in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ROBERSON EVERT (CONTACT/OWNER) , JIMMY LEE/ PAUL DAVIS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMERICAN EGG PRODUCTS, INC (375 PIERCE INDUSTRIAL BLVD in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: AMERICAN EGG PRODS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BEAVERDAM DAIRY, LLC (RR 2 BOX 125 in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: DAIRY FARMS
  • BLACKSHEAR (LAS) ( in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF BLACKSHEAR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BLACKSHEAR MILLING (HIGHWAY 38 in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FEEDS AND FEED INGREDIENTS FOR ANIMALS AND FOWLS, EXCEPT DOGS AND CATS
  • BOWEN DAIRY, INC. (1193 CASON RD in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: DAIRY FARMS
  • B & E POOL SUPPLY (P O BOX 125 in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • BLACKSHEAR / PINEY GROVE CHURCH RD LF (PINEY GROVE CHURCH RD. in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
  • CARTER SOUTH CO (106 NICHOLS ST. in BLACKSHEAR, GA)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: RUBBER AND PLASTICS FOOTWEAR

Zip code 31516 marital status for males
Zip code 31516 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 92.8%Electricity
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Population in 1990: 9,612. Population change in the 1990s: +2,362 (+24.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,162
  • Northeast: 461
  • Midwest: 643
  • South: 2,310
  • West: 531

61% of the 31516 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Georgia.

96% of the 31516 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Blackshear, GA (31516)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

11.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

11.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 132
Here:

29.1%
Georgia:

19.6%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 66,234Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 51,954Education, training, and library occupations
  • 50,815Material moving occupations
  • 42,434Transportation occupations
  • 42,413Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 40,735Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (BLACKSHEAR, GA):

  • PIERCE COUNTY NURSING (221 CARTER AVE; small business) : $124,586 in 9 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    Contracts for Nursing Home Care Contracts by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $56,000; 2001: $42,000; 2002: $0; 2003: $24,586; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $24,586 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Nursing Home Care Contracts. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $16,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2000-12-15.
    $15,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-07-15. Completion date: 2001-10-15.
    $15,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-07-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
  • WILLIAMSON, NOLAN L (2034 WILLIAMSON RD; small business) : $65,392 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $23,475 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2003-09-02. Completion date: 2003-11-02.
    $21,967 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Utilities. Signed on 2004-05-25. Completion date: 2004-07-26.
    $19,950 with Navy for Fencing, Fences, Gates and Components. Signed on 2003-08-12. Completion date: 2003-09-25.
  • DIXON NEW HOLLAND COMPANY INC (3294 HWY 84 WEST; small business) : $34,814 in 3 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    $29,000 with Navy for Warehouse Trucks and Tractors, Self-Propelled. Signed on 2000-08-24. Completion date: 2000-09-13.
    $3,350 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2003-04-04. Completion date: 2003-04-11.
    $2,464 with Army for Water Distillation Equipment, Marine and Industrial. Signed on 2004-12-01. Completion date: 2004-12-30.
  • PERFORMANCE RAILWAY SERVICES (228 PARK STREET; small business) : $16,714 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $10,000 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Railway Equipment. Signed on 2004-12-07. Completion date: 2004-12-21.
    $6,486 with Army for Locomotives. Signed on 2005-03-15. Completion date: 2005-03-25.
    $228 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Railway Equipment. Signed on 2005-03-17. Completion date: 2004-12-21.
  • D & M TRUCKING COMPANY INC (2792 HIGHWAY 84 WEST; small business)
    $3,439 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Engine Accessories. Signed on 2004-06-04. Completion date: 2004-06-25.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: Tobacco and Tobacco Product Merchant Wholesalers (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 61. The highest number of fire incidents - 162 took place in 2011, and the least - 16 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 31516 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.2%), and Structure Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 31516
    • 51456.2%Outside Fires
    • 26529.0%Structure Fires
    • 11913.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 171.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 31516, Georgia

Most common first names in zip code 31516 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12267.2 years
John8373.2 years
William6871.0 years
Mary6774.7 years
Robert4367.0 years
Willie3667.6 years
Thomas3264.2 years
George2774.2 years
Annie2578.0 years
Joseph2474.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 31516 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dixon8374.5 years
Davis6775.1 years
Smith5773.4 years
Strickland4871.8 years
Johnson4172.0 years
Carter4074.0 years
Harris3672.4 years
Walker3172.2 years
Thomas2871.6 years
Bowen2873.9 years
Businesses in zip code 31516
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS3
GNC1
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