Official Zip Code NameNewton
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code229
Current Population:2238
Racial Majority:African American 44.80%
Unemployment Rate:6.97%
Median Household Income$36078
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36623
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Baker
Elevation Range105 - 223 ft.
Area334 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.26639938, -84.39099121

Zip Code 39870 Description

Zip Code 39870 is located in the state of Georgia in the Albany metro area. Zip code 39870 is primarily located in Baker County. Portions of 39870 are also located in Early County. The official US Postal Service name for 39870 is NEWTON, Georgia. Portions of zip code 39870 are contained within or border the city limits of Newton, GA, . The area code for zip code 39870 is 229. 39870 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 39870 is 6.97% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 39870 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 39870 public schools is . % of students in 39870 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1137 46.93% 1003 +13%
 Black Or African American 1263 52.13% 1098 +15%
 Hispanic 18 0.74% 96 -81%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.21% 24 -79%

Zip Code 39870 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 39870 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population22380
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households886
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$36078
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictGeorgia 2
RepresentativeSanford Bishop
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$264031
Average Real Estate Sale Price$40000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)6.97%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.16%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.09%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65p - Southeastern Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 39870 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)38414752616871706654464055
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657279869092928880716378
Avg Precip (In.)5.864.815.893.723.754.985.754.343.62.513.53.9652.68
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany, GA
CBSA Type39870
CBSA Population165011
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours