Official Zip Code NameFort Oglethorpe
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code706 / 762
Current Population:7460
Racial Majority:White 88.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.32%
Median Household Income$36719
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37116
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Catoosa
Elevation Range715 - 732 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.91989136, -85.26262665

Zip Code 30742 Description

Zip Code 30742 is located in the state of Georgia in the Chattanooga metro area. Zip code 30742 is primarily located in Catoosa County. Portions of 30742 are also located in Walker County. The official US Postal Service name for 30742 is FORT OGLETHORPE, Georgia. Portions of zip code 30742 are contained within or border the city limits of Fort Oglethorpe, GA, Fairview, GA, and Lakeview, GA. Zip code 30742 is within area code 706 and area code 762. 30742 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 30742 is 4.32% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% 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 30742 increased to 7460 from 5835 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 30742 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 30742 public schools is White. 55.4% of students in 30742 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6692 88.8% 6513 +3%
 Black Or African American 453 6.01% 355 +28%
 Hispanic 73 0.97% 219 -67%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.29% 23 -4%
 Asian 165 2.19% 168 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 171 1.74% 171 -23%

Zip Code 30742 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.8%
 Black Or African American 4.3%
 Hispanic 4.3%
 Asian 3.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 30742 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population74605835
Male Population45.10%
Female Population54.90%
Total Households3161
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$36719
Income Under $50K Per Year65.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictGeorgia 14
RepresentativeTom Graves
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$147303
Average Real Estate Sale Price$91481
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.32%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.95%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.04%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 30742 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29323946556469676148393249
Avg Max Temp (°F)48546372798689888272615271
Avg Precip (In.)5.34.776.023.914.073.744.23.344.193.344.64.852.28
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chattanooga, TN-GA
CBSA Type30742
CBSA Population527743
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours