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31709 Zip Code (Americus, GA) Detailed Profile




City: Americus, GA (5.66%)
County: Sumter County, GA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 16,270
Zip code population in 2010: 16,019
Zip code population in 2000: 27,000

Houses and condos: 7,254
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,192
% of renters here:

50%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 31709: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 127.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 128 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 31709
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,688)
Georgia:

0.9% ($1,584)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,957 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,207 (1.2%)

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Males: 7,594  (46.7%)
Females: 8,675  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 31709:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 31709:

  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

Zip code 31709 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 31709 (2017)
    • 7,55128.0%Black
    • 6,86225.4%White
    • 1,0533.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3571.3%Asian
    • 1370.5%Two or more races
    • 410.2%American Indian
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 90.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 11,343
Rural population: 4,926

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $110,206
31709:

$110,206
Georgia:

$173,700



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in 31709 zip code as of February 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 31709 is 256 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

32.2 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 31709, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,280 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,280
State:

$56,131

Salary/wage: $32,772 (reported on 84.8% of returns)
Here:

$32,772
State:

$47,942
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.6% for AGIs below $25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,647 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,647
Georgia:

$1,706
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,063 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

$8,063
State:

$7,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,561 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,561
State:

+$16,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,761 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,761
State:

+$7,583
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,000 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
31709:

$14,000
Georgia:

$17,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,896 (25% of AGI, reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$21,896
State:

$23,886

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 12.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,717 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,717
State:

$5,507
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,654 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
31709:

$6,654
State:

$7,838
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,717 (reported on 35.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,717
State:

$2,589
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 62.4%
Here:

62%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 60.3% for AGIs below $25k, 61.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 31709, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,199 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,199
State:

$47,553

Salary/wage: $30,805 (reported on 86.1% of returns)
Here:

$30,805
State:

$42,178
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 178.0% for AGIs below $10k, 87.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,130 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,130
Georgia:

$1,772
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,296 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,296
State:

$4,283
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,075 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,075
State:

+$16,461
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,068 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,068
State:

+$8,201
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,342 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
31709:

$3,342
Georgia:

$2,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $18,682 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,682
Georgia:

$16,203

Total itemized deductions: $18,371 (23% of AGI, reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,371
State:

$19,944

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

22.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,236 (6% of AGI, reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,236
State:

$4,354

Here:

6.4% of AGI
State:

4.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,024 (reported on 61.2% of returns)
31709:

$6,024
State:

$8,223
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,131 (reported on 34.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,131
State:

$1,986

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.2%
Here:

67%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 63.1% for AGIs below $10k, 71.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$37,331
Georgia:

$56,183
Americus, GA (31709) map Nearest zip codes: 31764, 31711, 31735, 31719, 31787, 31743.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.5%
Georgia:

50.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.3%
Georgia:

5.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,657
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,650


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 260 (85 now married, 171 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,024 (1,302 now married, 2,736 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 31709 with a mortgage: 1,937 (16 second mortgage, 114 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,260

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,055
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

32.0%
Whole state:

14.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

18.3%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 31709: Americus Country Club (A), Chamblis Mill (B), Americus Fire and Emergency Services Station 3 (C), Americus Fire and Emergency Services Station 1 (D), Sumter County Courthouse (E), James Earl Carter Library (F), Carnegie Library (G), Americus City Hall (H), South Georiga Home for the Aged (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Pine Pointe Shopping Center (1), Eastgate Shopping Center (2), Belair Plaza Shopping Center (3), Americas Village Shopping Center (4), Wheatley Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 31709 include: Bethel Church (A), Blooming Rose Church (B), Calvary Church (C), Bethesda Baptist Church (D), Calvary Episcopal Church (E), Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: East Forsyth Street Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Saint James-Pennington Cemetery (3), Bradley Cemetery (4), Sunset Memorial Gardens (5), Daniel Cemetery (6), East View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Browns Millpond (A), Lake Philema (B), Powell Dairy Farm Lake (C), Russell Thomas Lake (D), Virgil Holmen Lake (E), Shipp Lake (F), Murphys Mill Pond (G), Able Acres Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Branch (A), Hurricane Branch (B), Mill Creek (C), Philema Creek (D), Mountain Creek (E), Bailey Branch (F), Little Lime Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 31709 include: Reese Park (1), Americus Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 1092010 to 2013
  • 1,0422000 to 2009
  • 1,2401990 to 1999
  • 1,3071980 to 1989
  • 8621970 to 1979
  • 8991960 to 1969
  • 7501950 to 1959
  • 1911940 to 1949
  • 7251939 or earlier

Zip code 31709 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Americus, GA (31709)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Americus, GA (31709)
  • 17no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 4502 bedrooms
  • 1,7863 bedrooms
  • 7864 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Americus, GA (31709)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Americus, GA (31709)
  • 327no bedroom
  • 3181 bedroom
  • 1,3592 bedrooms
  • 1,0183 bedrooms
  • 1904 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Americus, GA (31709) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Americus, GA (31709) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 96no vehicle
  • 7941 vehicle
  • 1,1642 vehicles
  • 8993 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 1745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Americus, GA (31709) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Americus, GA (31709) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 556no vehicle
  • 1,6081 vehicle
  • 8462 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 934 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 31709 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 31709 household income distribution in 2017
  • 830Less than $10,000
  • 449$10,000 to $14,999
  • 365$15,000 to $19,999
  • 518$20,000 to $24,999
  • 431$25,000 to $29,999
  • 420$30,000 to $34,999
  • 259$35,000 to $39,999
  • 226$40,000 to $44,999
  • 289$45,000 to $49,999
  • 426$50,000 to $59,999
  • 698$60,000 to $74,999
  • 452$75,000 to $99,999
  • 595$100,000 to $124,999
  • 112$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75$150,000 to $199,999
  • 122$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 31709

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 31709
  • 79Less than $10,000
  • 135$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$15,000 to $19,999
  • 41$20,000 to $24,999
  • 48$25,000 to $29,999
  • 73$30,000 to $34,999
  • 37$35,000 to $39,999
  • 120$40,000 to $49,999
  • 141$50,000 to $59,999
  • 191$60,000 to $69,999
  • 126$70,000 to $79,999
  • 208$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 234$100,000 to $124,999
  • 231$125,000 to $149,999
  • 232$150,000 to $174,999
  • 103$175,000 to $199,999
  • 205$200,000 to $249,999
  • 161$250,000 to $299,999
  • 98$300,000 to $399,999
  • 204$400,000 to $499,999
  • 48$500,000 to $749,999
  • 42$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 31709

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 31709
  • 81Less than $100
  • 116$100 to $149
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 87$200 to $249
  • 104$250 to $299
  • 127$300 to $349
  • 133$350 to $399
  • 399$400 to $449
  • 345$450 to $499
  • 272$500 to $549
  • 217$550 to $599
  • 258$600 to $649
  • 252$650 to $699
  • 20$700 to $749
  • 32$750 to $799
  • 84$800 to $899
  • 32$900 to $999
  • 123$1,000 to $1,249
  • 26$1,250 to $1,499
  • 214No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $146,411
  • Black or African American householders: $84,067
  • Asian householders: $540,961
  • Some other race householders: $163,719
  • Two or more races householders: $79,475
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $162,306

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,206
31709:

$110,206
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,733 - $191,810
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 31709
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,301
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 511
  • 3 or 4: 457
  • 5 to 9: 754
  • 10 to 19: 240
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 135
  • Mobile homes: 762

Unemployment: 9.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 31709

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 31709
  • 79.9%5,167Drove a car alone
  • 12.0%778Carpooled
  • 0.0%1Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%7Taxi
  • 3.3%211Walked
  • 0.6%42Other means
  • 3.9%254Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 31709

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 31709
  • 493Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2415 to 9 minutes
  • 1,31310 to 14 minutes
  • 1,13415 to 19 minutes
  • 31820 to 24 minutes
  • 25225 to 29 minutes
  • 58430 to 34 minutes
  • 16435 to 39 minutes
  • 8840 to 44 minutes
  • 30945 to 59 minutes
  • 17360 to 89 minutes
  • 13190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,038
  • In family households: 12,058 (1,917 male householders, 2,182 female householders)
    2,367 spouses, 4,178 children (3,877 natural, 103 adopted, 199 stepchildren), 426 grandchildren, 99 brothers or sisters, 70 parents, 285 other relatives, 382 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,986 (1,095 male householders (904 living alone)), 1,196 female householders (1,067 living alone)), 694 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,219 (846 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,022 2-persons, 1,123 3-persons, 468 4-persons, 243 5-persons, 154 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,972 1-person, 169 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 37 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

1,350 married couples with children.
1,886 single-parent households (306 men, 1,580 women).

90.7% of residents of 31709 zip code speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 23% well, 10% not well, 2% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% very well, 35% well, 17% not well, 28% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 871 (5.4%)
(31.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

10.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 19%Hong Kong
  • 5%Ecuador
  • 3%Bangladesh
  • 2%Nigeria
  • 2%Costa Rica
  • 2%Haiti
  • 2%Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 31709
  • 14%American
  • 4%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 1%British
  • 1%European
  • 1%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1952010 or later
  • 3912000 to 2009
  • 1381990 to 1999
  • 208Before 1990

Zip code 31709 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CARAVELLE POWERBOATS INC (111 MATTHEWS DRIVE in AMERICUS, GA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BOAT BUILDING AND REPAIRING
    Business NAICS classification: BOAT BUILDING.
    Organizations: CARAVELLE MARINE INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LOWE L RUSSELL (CONTACT/OWNER) , MATTHEWS CAROL (CONTACT/OWNER) , CARVELLE BOATS (CONTACT/OWNER) , CARAVELLE MARINE INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CARAVELLE BOATS INC, CARAVELLE MARINE INC, CARAVELLE MARINE RELEASE
  • AUSTIN URETHANE INC (122 CRISP DRIVE in AMERICUS, GA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS MATERIALS, SYNTHETIC RESINS, AND NONVULCANIZABLE ELASTOMERS; PLASTICS FOAM PRODUCTS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AUSTIN URE THANE INC
  • EXPRESS LANE #18 (110 US HWY 280 W in AMERICUS, GA)
    STATE MASTER (Georgia's Geographic Environmental Information) - UST-1, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, UST-2, UST-3, UST-4,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: HANDEX OF GEORGIA (CONTACT/AGENT) , EXPRESS LANE INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , EXPRES LANE INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • COLLINS & AIKMAN PRODUCTS CO. (100 BRADY ROAD in AMERICUS, GA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS BOTTLES; MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER PLASTICS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: COLLINS, & AIKMAN CORP (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: COLLINS & AIKMAN PRODS. CO., COLLINS & AIKMON PROUCTS CO, DAVIDSON EXTERIOR TRIM DIV TEXTRON, TEXTRON - DAVIDSON EXTERIOR TRIM DIVISION, TEXTRON AUTOMOTIVE CO., TEXTRON - DAVIDSON EXTERIOR TRIM DIVISION
  • AMERICUS HIGH SCHOOL (805 HARROLD AVENUE in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0195
    Organizations: SUMTER COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHEROKEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (300 CHEROKEE AVENUE in AMERICUS, GA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0295
    Organizations: SUMTER COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • COLLINS & AIKMAN PRODUCTS (102 SWETT AVE in AMERICUS, GA)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: COLLINS & AIKMAN PRODUCTS CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GEORGIA BUILDING SUPPLY INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: TEXTRON AUTOMOTIVE CO
  • KINDER CORPORATION (LESLIE RD in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: UPHOLSTERED HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GRABILL CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NANNY'S CLEANERS (202 CHURCH ST in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BILLY CARTER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • RAGAN BRAD TIRE & APPLIANCES (225 N LEE ST in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , NORTH CAROLINA TIRE CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CLARK RAINBOW CENTER INC (SOUTHERFIELD RD in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , XXX (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • OXFORD MOTORS (416 TRIPP ST in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WINSTON OXFORD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OXFORD MOTOR CO
  • AMOCO FERTILIZER PLANT (HWY 27 N in AMERICUS, GA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , XXX (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 31709 marital status for males
Zip code 31709 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 14.5%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Population in 1990: 23,590. Population change in the 1990s: +3,410 (+14.5%).

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

  • This state: 12,377
  • Northeast: 479
  • Midwest: 402
  • South: 1,793
  • West: 234

56% of the 31709 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Georgia.

86% of the 31709 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Americus, GA (31709)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 150
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

8.7%
Georgia:

9.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 63
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

18.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 74,209Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 66,554Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,244Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,931Business and financial operations occupations
  • 42,255Education, training, and library occupations
  • 35,098Management occupations

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

  • GEORGIA COLD STORAGE CO (193 BASKET FACTORY DR; small business) : $1,044,054 in 12 contracts from 1999 to 2004
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Food or Grain Storage Buildings by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $310,754; 2001: $426,905; 2002: $0; 2003: $48,732; 2004: $119,792; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $233,764 with Defense Logistics Agency for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Food or Grain Storage Buildings. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $144,333, same as above. Signed on 2001-11-09. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $141,286, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $141,286, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
  • MC CRANIE TRACTOR CO (864 HWY 280 EAST; small business)
    $56,100 with Army for Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2005-09-10. Completion date: 2005-10-14.
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE-FLINT GA YOUTH S (GSW-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION) : $12,367 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $4,241 with Army for Books and Pamphlets. Signed on 2002-08-07. Completion date: 2002-08-30.
    $4,212 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2003-09-02. Completion date: 2003-08-25.
    $3,914 with Army for Training Aids. Signed on 2004-08-13. Completion date: 2004-08-16.
  • 1ST DIRECT PRODUCTS, LLC (121 INTERNATIONAL BLVD BLD; small business) : $9,707 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $3,570 with Air Force for Miscellaneous Ship and Marine Equipment. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2005-09-23. Completion date: 2005-10-14.
    $3,070 with Air Force for Household Furniture. Taking place in SC. Signed on 2005-01-20. Completion date: 2005-02-19.
    $3,067 with Air Force for Cabinets, Lockers, Bins, and Shelving. Signed on 2004-12-21. Completion date: 2005-01-24.
  • GLOVER WHOLESALE CO (119 OLD ANDERSONVILLE RD; small business) : $5,927 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $2,994 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2004-11-16. Completion date: 2004-11-16.
    $2,933, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-05. Completion date: 2004-11-05.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 5, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 12, 1-4: 10)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Homes for the Elderly (50-99: 2, 20-49: 1)

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:

  • 912 people in college/university student housing
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 534 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 499 people in nursing homes
  • 332 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 31709 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24678.6 years
John18972.8 years
James17171.1 years
William14476.8 years
Willie13571.2 years
Annie11879.4 years
George10375.0 years
Robert8869.4 years
Charles6472.9 years
Henry6070.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 31709 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12777.4 years
Williams11572.2 years
Johnson10373.5 years
Davis8375.2 years
Brown7973.1 years
Jones7674.5 years
Carter7372.4 years
Jackson6373.4 years
Wilson5074.5 years
Harris4873.8 years
Businesses in zip code 31709
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn2Subway3
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1The Room Place1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS4
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Lowe's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
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