31709 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Americus, GA (5.66%)
County: Sumter County, GA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 15,712
Zip code population in 2010: 16,019
Zip code population in 2000: 27,000

Houses and condos: 6,934
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,797
% of renters here:

48%
State:

37%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 31709: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 127.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 124 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.2% ($1,356)
Georgia:

1.0% ($1,352)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,434 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,172 (1.2%)

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Males: 7,248  (46.1%)
Females: 8,464  (53.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 31709:

For population 15 years and over in 31709:

Zip code 31709 compared to state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Races in zip code 31709

  • Zip code 31709 races chart
    • 6,862White population
    • 7,551Black population
    • 41American Indian population
    • 357Asian population
    • 9Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 9Some other race population
    • 137Two or more races population
    • 1,053Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 10,954
Rural population: 4,757

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $109,300
31709:

$109,300
Georgia:

$141,600



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 69 registered sex offenders living in 31709 zip code as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 31709 to the number of sex offenders is 230 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

32.8 years
Georgia median age:

35.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$37,056
Georgia:

$47,829
Americus, GA (31709) map Nearest zip codes: 31764, 31711, 31735, 31719, 31787, 31743.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.6%
Georgia:

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

4.8%
Georgia:

5.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,261
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,608


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 417 (152 now married, 265 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,581 (1,375 now married, 2,206 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 31709 with a mortgage: 2,032 (169 second mortgage, 227 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,040

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,121
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S394

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

34.8%
Whole state:

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

18.7%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.8
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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

  • 222010 or later
  • 5512000 to 2009
  • 1,0101990 to 1999
  • 1,1511980 to 1989
  • 1,1801970 to 1979
  • 9801960 to 1969
  • 8151950 to 1959
  • 3351940 to 1949
  • 8901939 or earlier

Zip code 31709 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Americus, GA (31709)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 2932 bedrooms
  • 1,8563 bedrooms
  • 7664 bedrooms
  • 1355+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Americus, GA (31709)

  • 67no bedroom
  • 6401 bedroom
  • 1,2932 bedrooms
  • 7823 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Americus, GA (31709) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 45no vehicle
  • 8231 vehicle
  • 1,4952 vehicles
  • 5343 vehicles
  • 1264 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Americus, GA (31709) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 758no vehicle
  • 1,2711 vehicle
  • 6272 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $621.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $124,425.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,300
31709:

$109,300
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,400 - $167,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 13.0%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,534

Size of family households: 1,588 2-persons, 935 3-persons, 495 4-persons, 335 5-persons, 111 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,997 1-person, 219 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 17 6-persons

1,529 married couples with children.
1,793 single-parent households (225 men, 1,568 women).

90.9% of residents of 31709 zip code speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% very well, 25% well, 24% not well, 7% not at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% very well, 2% not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% very well, 12% well, 48% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 682 (4.3%)
(31.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.3%
Whole state:

9.7%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 52%Mexico
  • 16%Korea
  • 13%India
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Iran
  • 4%Honduras
  • 2%England

Most common first ancestries reported in 31709 (%)

  • 52%Other groups
  • 11%American
  • 5%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%African
  • 2%German
  • 1%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 312010 or later
  • 3272000 to 2009
  • 2241990 to 1999
  • 146Before 1990

Zip code 31709 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 31709:

All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 31709

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 74%Electricity
  • 17%Utility gas
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Wood

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

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


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.

88% of the 31709 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% 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): 204
Here:

12.0%
Georgia:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

14.9%
Georgia:

9.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

18.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 76,071Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 70,811Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 67,857Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 63,833Legal occupations
  • 49,896Management occupations
  • 39,297Education, training, and library occupations

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

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:

  • 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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • 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: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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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