Official Zip Code NameAthens
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code706 / 762
Current Population:20835
Racial Majority:African American 42.58%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 47.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.64%
Median Household Income$27339
Average Adjusted Gross Income$27442
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Clarke
Elevation Range709 - 869 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.99422836, -83.35101318

Zip Code 30601 Description

Zip Code 30601 is located in the state of Georgia in the Atlanta metro area. Zip code 30601 is primarily located in Clarke County. Portions of 30601 are also located in Madison County. The official US Postal Service name for 30601 is ATHENS, Georgia. Portions of zip code 30601 are contained within or border the city limits of Athens-Clarke County, GA, Hull, GA, . Zip code 30601 is within area code 762 and area code 706. 30601 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 30601 is 4.64% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 30601 increased to 20835 from 17727 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 30601 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 30601 public schools is Black. 91.2% of students in 30601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8991 40.75% 8602 +5%
 Black Or African American 9393 42.58% 8560 +10%
 Hispanic 3084 13.98% 3083 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 23 -100%
 Asian 213 0.97% 233 -9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 33 0% 33 -100%
 Two Or More Races 293 1.73% 293 +30%

Zip Code 30601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 12.9%
 Black Or African American 47.3%
 Hispanic 36.1%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3%

Zip Code 30601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2083517727
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households8250
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$27339
Income Under $50K Per Year74.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictGeorgia 9
RepresentativeDoug Collins
114 US Congressional DistrictGeorgia 10
RepresentativeJody Hice
Average Real Estate Asking Price$175455
Average Real Estate Sale Price$134292
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.64%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.69%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.20%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 30601 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32354248576569686250423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)52576674818891898374645573
Avg Precip (In.)4.784.385.113.413.923.874.373.823.583.443.753.7248.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Athens-Clarke County, GA
CBSA Type30601
CBSA Population196366
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours