31537 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Folkston, GA (1.43%), Homeland, GA (0.84%), Kingsland, GA (0.08%)
Counties: Charlton County, GA (91.25%), Camden County, GA (8.75%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 10,913
Zip code population in 2010: 10,097
Zip code population in 2000: 8,804

Houses and condos: 3,544
Renter-occupied apartments: 770
% of renters here:

25%
State:

37%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 31537: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 290.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.1% ($869)
Georgia:

1.0% ($1,352)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,140 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $439 (0.7%)

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Males: 6,033  (55.3%)
Females: 4,880  (44.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 31537:

For population 15 years and over in 31537:

Zip code 31537 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 31537

  • Zip code 31537 races chart
    • 6,166White population
    • 3,416Black population
    • 24American Indian population
    • 58Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 4Some other race population
    • 165Two or more races population
    • 261Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 4,851
Rural population: 6,061

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $76,100
31537:

$76,100
Georgia:

$141,600



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in 31537 zip code as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 31537 to the number of sex offenders is 272 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.6 years
Georgia median age:

35.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 people
Georgia:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 31537, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,792 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,792
State:

$56,131

Salary/wage: $32,899 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$32,899
State:

$47,942
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.4% for AGIs below $25k, 86.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,036 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,036
Georgia:

$1,706
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,105 (reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,105
State:

$7,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,578 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$9,578
State:

+$16,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,376 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$5,376
State:

+$7,583
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,029 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
31537:

$13,029
Georgia:

$17,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,544 (26% of AGI, reported on 22.4% of returns)
Here:

$18,544
State:

$23,886

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,689 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,689
State:

$5,507
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,659 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
31537:

$5,659
State:

$7,838
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,618 (reported on 36.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,618
State:

$2,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 31537, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,717 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,717
State:

$47,553

Salary/wage: $28,675 (reported on 88.7% of returns)
Here:

$28,675
State:

$42,178
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.2% for AGIs below $10k, 85.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,521 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,521
Georgia:

$1,772
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,108 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,108
State:

$4,283
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,964 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

+$13,964
State:

+$16,461
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,145 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,145
State:

+$8,201
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,367 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
31537:

$3,367
Georgia:

$2,969

Total itemized deductions: $16,716 (25% of AGI, reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,716
State:

$19,944

Here:

24.6% of AGI
State:

22.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,535 (6% of AGI, reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,535
State:

$4,354

Here:

6.4% of AGI
State:

4.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,982 (reported on 61.6% of returns)
31537:

$3,982
State:

$8,223
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,078 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,078
State:

$1,986

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.9%
Here:

73%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 69.3% for AGIs below $10k, 75.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$42,162
Georgia:

$47,829
Folkston, GA (31537) map Nearest zip codes: 32046, 31568, 31542, 31553, 31569, 31548.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.1%
Georgia:

52.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.0%
Georgia:

5.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 515
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,580


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 167 (35 now married, 132 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,256 (796 now married, 1,460 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 31537 with a mortgage: 1,170 (13 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,155

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $960
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S304

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

20.6%
Whole state:

19.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

9.8%
Whole state:

10.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.8
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 31537: Burch Siding (A), Camp Cornelia (B), Moody Landing (C), Box Landing (D), Folkston Water Pollution Control Plant (E), Folkston Golf Club (F), Cooneys Landing (G), Gum Stump Landing (H), Mallets Landing (I), Charlton County Fire Department Station 1 (J), Charlton County Fire Department Station 3 (K), Charlton County Fire Department Station 5 (L), Charlton County Jail (M), Folkston City Hall (N), Charlton County Courthouse (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 31537 include: Jerusalem Holiness Church (A), Homeland Pentecostal Church (B), Church of God (C), Church of Christ (D), Bethlehem Holiness Church (E), Saint Matthews Baptist Church (F), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (G), Winokur Baptist Church (H), Traders Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Antioch Cemetery (1), Traders Hill Cemetery (2), Mallets Cemetery (3), Mount Carmel Cemetery (4), Neeley Cemetery (5), O'Berry Cemetery (6), Bethel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Camp Lake (A), Billys Lake (B), Lake Paxton (C), Widow Lake (D), Lake Deborah (E), Gowen Lake (F), Charlton County Lake (G), Ray and Hannaford Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Starland Branch (A), Stanley Branch (B), Spanish Creek (C), Hatchers Branch (D), Riley Creek (E), Cross Swamp (F), Cornhouse Creek (G), Clay Branch (H), Bullhead Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 31537 include: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (1), Homeland Park (2), Suwannee Canal Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 52010 or later
  • 4312000 to 2009
  • 9121990 to 1999
  • 5651980 to 1989
  • 2711970 to 1979
  • 4011960 to 1969
  • 4131950 to 1959
  • 1991940 to 1949
  • 3471939 or earlier

Zip code 31537 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Folkston, GA (31537)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 4972 bedrooms
  • 1,1463 bedrooms
  • 5404 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Folkston, GA (31537)

  • 7no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 3032 bedrooms
  • 3563 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Folkston, GA (31537) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 224no vehicle
  • 5481 vehicle
  • 9802 vehicles
  • 3943 vehicles
  • 914 vehicles
  • 885+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Folkston, GA (31537) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 219no vehicle
  • 3661 vehicle
  • 892 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $717.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,100
31537:

$76,100
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,200 - $146,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $132,553
Here:

$132,553
State:

$200,877

Mobile homes: $37,982
Here:

$37,982
State:

$47,602

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 17.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 53.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,472

Size of family households: 919 2-persons, 423 3-persons, 395 4-persons, 254 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 870 1-person, 120 2-persons, 41 4-persons

1,017 married couples with children.
740 single-parent households (118 men, 622 women).

91.2% of residents of 31537 zip code speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% very well, 12% well, 35% not well, 2% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 993 (9.1%)
(10.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

9.1%
Whole state:

9.7%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 80%Mexico
  • 4%England
  • 3%Ecuador
  • 2%Cuba
  • 1%Ireland
  • 1%Jamaica
  • 1%Dominican Republic

Most common first ancestries reported in 31537 (%)

  • 40%Other groups
  • 15%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 2%German
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 492010 or later
  • 2362000 to 2009
  • 4661990 to 1999
  • 338Before 1990

Zip code 31537 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 31537 marital status for males
Zip code 31537 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 87%Electricity
  • 6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 6,486. Population change in the 1990s: +2,318 (+35.7%).

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


62% of the 31537 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Georgia.

78% of the 31537 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

6.4%
Georgia:

9.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

18.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 103,075Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 87,798Business and financial operations occupations
  • 66,719Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,325Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 45,728Management occupations
  • 45,150Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,646 people in state prisons
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,052 people in state prisons
  • 74 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 31537 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5568.4 years
Mary4879.0 years
John4073.8 years
William3271.9 years
Willie3072.2 years
George2674.2 years
Robert2369.4 years
Charles2269.9 years
Joseph1773.2 years
Annie1676.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 31537 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crews9073.9 years
Williams3174.0 years
Smith2868.4 years
Jones2573.2 years
Lloyd2570.3 years
Thomas2476.9 years
Brown2374.1 years
Davis2270.6 years
Taylor2171.9 years
Johnson2176.2 years
Businesses in zip code 31537
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1

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