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City: Dawson, GA
Terrell County, GA
Estimated zip code population in 2010: 9,984
Zip code population (2000): 9,963




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Houses and condos: 4,552
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,496
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 31742: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 319.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2010:
This zip code:

0.8% ($954)
Georgia:

0.9% ($1,394)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2010: $1,023 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2010: $684 (0.8%)

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Males: 4,813  (48.2%)
Females: 5,171  (51.8%)

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Urban population: 4,971
Rural population: 5,012

Estimated median house/condo value in 2010: $113,957
31742:

$113,957
Georgia:

$162,400

According to our research of public records there were no registered sex offenders living in this zip code in 2011.

Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.1 years
Georgia median age:

35.2 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 31742, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $50,179 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,179
State:

$47,553

Salary/wage: $40,159 (reported on 78.6% of returns)
Here:

$40,159
State:

$42,178

Taxable interest for individuals: $682 (reported on 39.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$682
Georgia:

$1,772

Total itemized deductions: $15,308 (21% of AGI, reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,308
State:

$19,944

Here:

21.2% of AGI
State:

22.6% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,900 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,900
State:

$4,354

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

4.7% of AGI

Total tax: $8,114 (reported on 62.5% of returns)
31742:

$8,114
State:

$8,223

Earned income credit: $2,154 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,154
State:

$1,986

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.4%
Here:

80%
State:

62%


Estimated median household income in 2010:
This zip code:

$48,808
Georgia:

$48,448

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Nearest zip codes: 31726, 31777, 31786, 31787, 31766, 31763.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.7%
Georgia:

55.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.6%
Georgia:

4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Housing units in zip code 31742 with a mortgage: 1,115 (70 second mortgage, 199 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,159

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,059

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2010:
This zip code:

37.6%
Whole state:

16.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2010:
This zip code:

22.4%
Whole state:

9.2%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6


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

Churches in zip code 31742 include: Cherry Hill Church (A), Chickasawhatchee Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Saint Mathews Church (D), Rose Hill Church (E), Crawford Grove Church (F), Dover Church (G), Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church (H), Pleasant Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sand Hill Cemetery (1), Greater Macedonia Cemetery (2), Spring Creek Cemetery (3), Huckby Cemetery (4), Houston Grove Cemetery (5), Salem Cemetery (6), Chickasawhatchee Baptist Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Belmar Lake (A), Prescott Lake (B), Chamblis Lake (C), Dawson Sewage Pond (D), Laing Lake (E), Bolton Lake (F), Boyd Lake (G), Stephens Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Vincey Branch (A), Walk-Ikey Creek (B), Dry Branch (C), Pine Head Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Post office: Dawson Post Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 74
  • 2000 to 2004: 199
  • 1990 to 1999: 967
  • 1980 to 1989: 652
  • 1970 to 1979: 729
  • 1960 to 1969: 656
  • 1950 to 1959: 523
  • 1940 to 1949: 214
  • 1939 or earlier: 609


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 31742
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 545
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,398
  • 4 bedrooms: 237
  • 5+ bedrooms: 145
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 491
  • 2 bedrooms: 722
  • 3 bedrooms: 500
  • 4 bedrooms: 225
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 31742 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 280
  • 1 vehicle: 606
  • 2 vehicles: 832
  • 3 vehicles: 505
  • 4 vehicles: 140
  • 5+ vehicles: 98
  • no vehicle: 421
  • 1 vehicle: 738
  • 2 vehicles: 275
  • 3 vehicles: 194
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5+ vehicles: 104


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 31742 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 31742 house/condo values in 2010

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2010 in zip code 31742:

  • Less than $10,000: 134
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 85
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 107
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 171
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 114
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 89
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 99
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 209
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 257
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 223
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 272
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 107
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 84
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 135
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 78
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 116
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 107
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 136
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 94
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 80
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 71
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 42
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 448
  • $1,000,000 or more: 96

 



31742 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2010 in zip code 31742:

  • Less than $100: 134
  • $100 to $149: 243
  • $150 to $199: 787
  • $200 to $249: 440
  • $250 to $299: 220
  • $300 to $349: 329
  • $350 to $399: 136
  • $400 to $449: 126
  • $450 to $499: 145
  • $500 to $549: 10,265
  • $550 to $599: 341
  • $600 to $649: 90
  • $650 to $699: 417
  • $700 to $749: 59
  • $750 to $799: 101
  • $800 to $899: 25,529
  • $900 to $999: 11
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 66
  • No cash rent: 241
 

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2010 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,096
  • Black or African American householders: $88,012
  • Asian householders: $189,595
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $189,595

Estimated median house or condo value in 2010: $113,957
31742:

$113,957
Georgia:

$162,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,946 - $193,509

Mean price in 2010:

Detached houses: $77,632
Here:

$77,632
State:

$223,639

Mobile homes: $49,433
Here:

$49,433
State:

$66,104

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,007
  • One, attached: 13,165
  • Two: 407
  • 3 or 4: 772
  • 5 to 9: 372
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • 20 to 49: 6,278
  • 50 or more: 43
  • Mobile homes: 858
31742 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,888 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 463 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 139 (4%)
  • Taxi: 10,244 (288%)
  • Bicycle: 115 (3%)
  • Walked: 280 (8%)
  • Other means: 22 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 56 (2%)
 

31742 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 140
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 643
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 425
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 370
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 452
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 227
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 658
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 416
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 96
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 143
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 90
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 43.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,749
  • In family households: 8,660 (1,472 male householders, 1,136 female householders)
    1,548 spouses, 3,197 children (2,942 natural, 95 adopted, 160 stepchildren), 591 grandchildren, 192 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 211 other relatives, 242 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,089 (373 male householders (311 living alone)), 589 female householders (558 living alone)), 127 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 190 (180 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,168 2-persons, 617 3-persons, 389 4-persons, 393 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 187 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,067 1-person, 112 2-persons

830 married couples with children.
1,060 single-parent households (106 men, 954 women).

96.7% of residents of 31742 zip code speak English at home.
12.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% very well, 9% well, 55% not well, 4% not at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% very well, 39% well, 9% not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (9% very well, 41% not well, 50% not at all).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 243 (2.4%)
(48.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.4%
Whole state:

9.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (18%)
  • India (17%)
  • Colombia (17%)
  • Laos (12%)
  • Other Northern Europe (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Haiti (5%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 105
  • 1990 to 1999: 147
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • Before 1980: 69

Races in zip code 31742:

White population: 3,550
Black population: 6,182
American Indian population: 19
Asian population: 644
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 118
Hispanic or Latino population: 676

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 6,168
 American: 871
 Celtic: 494
 Irish: 436
 English: 328
 German: 309
 Norwegian: 250
 Croatian: 171
 Swiss: 171
 Subsaharan African: 168
 African: 168
 Ethiopian: 155
 Lithuanian: 142
 Scotch-Irish: 121
 Danish: 117
 European: 112
 Scottish: 89
 Italian: 89
 Dutch West Indian: 79
 French Canadian: 78
 Welsh: 63
 Arab: 57
 Arab: 57
 French (except Basque): 55
 West Indian (except Hispanic groups): 47
 Polish: 42
 Dutch: 41
 Scandinavian: 34
 Austrian: 34
 Czech: 32
 Haitian: 31
 Russian: 30
 Pennsylvania German: 25
 Maltese: 25
 British: 24
 Armenian: 20
 Romanian: 15
 Jamaican: 15
 Serbian: 14
 Greek: 14
 Hungarian: 4
 Swedish: 4


Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CARGILL PEANUT PRODS. (715 N. MAIN ST. in DAWSON, GA)
    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: VEGETABLE OIL MILLS, EXCEPT CORN, COTTONSEED, AND SOYBEAN
    Organizations: CARGILL INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CARGILL INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: STEVENS INDUSTRIES (CARGILL INC)


Zip code 31742 marital status for males
Zip code 31742 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Population in 1990: 8,731. Population change in the 1990s: +1,232 (+14.1%).

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

  • This state: 8,469
  • Northeast: 204
  • Midwest: 126
  • South: 771
  • West: 117

61% of the 31742 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.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 579
Here:

33.6%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 425
Here:

43.2%
Georgia:

9.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

11.3%
Georgia:

21.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GOLDEN PEANUT COMPANY LLC (715 N MAIN ST in DAWSON, GA) : $2,529,000 in 4 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    $1,199,000 with Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (disused code) for Sugar, Confectionery, and Nuts. Signed on 1999-11-15. Completion date: 2000-01-15.
    $614,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 1999-11-15.
    $363,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-01-15. Completion date: 2000-04-15.
    $353,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 1999-12-15.
  • UNITED FABRICATION AND MAINTEN (4180 ALBANY HWY in DAWSON, GA; small business) : $205,150 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $151,400 with Navy for Safety and Rescue Equipment. Signed on 2000-09-06. Completion date: 2001-01-12.
    $53,750 with Air Force for Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Shop Specialized Equipment. Signed on 2000-09-08. Completion date: 2001-01-15.
  • T CHEVY-OLDS-PONTIAC-BUICK CHI (U S HWY 82 E in DAWSON, GA; small business)
    10 employees, $2000000 revenue.
    $29,000 with Federal Supply Service for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2000-03-15. Completion date: 2000-03-15.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 80 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 74 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters



Most common first names in zip code 31742 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie8769.5 years
John7773.8 years
Mary7378.4 years
James5568.7 years
Annie5377.5 years
Charlie4970.7 years
William4971.4 years
Robert3769.5 years
Mattie3281.9 years
George3173.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 31742 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6376.1 years
Brown5972.8 years
Johnson5671.4 years
Smith4474.1 years
Jones4374.7 years
Jackson3876.4 years
Davis3876.0 years
Watson2473.0 years
Thomas2378.2 years
Lee2280.8 years


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