Zip Code 30297 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameForest Park
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Clayton
Area Code404 / 470 / 678
Current Population:27188
Racial Majority:African American 40.55%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 46.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$42211
Average Adjusted Gross Income$27000
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range892 - 961 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.61482500, -84.36594400

Zip Code 30297 Description

Zip Code 30297 is located in the state of Georgia in the Metro Atlanta metro area. Zip code 30297 is primarily located in Clayton County. The official US Postal Service name for 30297 is FOREST PARK, Georgia. Portions of zip code 30297 are contained within or border the city limits of Forest Park, GA, Conley, GA, Morrow, GA, Lake City, GA, and Atlanta, GA. Zip code 30297 is within area code 404, area code 678 and area code 770. 30297 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 30297 is 7.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 30297 decreased to 27188 from 29757 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 30297 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 30297 public schools is Black. 99.6% of students in 30297 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4590 16.49% 4686 -2%
 Black Or African American 11287 40.55% 10131 +11%
 Hispanic 9170 32.94% 10096 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.06% 39 -56%
 Asian 2106 7.57% 1796 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 64 0.02% 64 -91%
 Two Or More Races 368 2.38% 368 +80%

Zip Code 30297 Race/Ethnicity

 White 4.1%
 Black Or African American 46.5%
 Hispanic 41.5%
 Asian 5.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 30297 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2718829757
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households8691
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
99.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$42211
Income Under $50K Per Year58.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
30297 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 5John LewisDemocrat
Georgia District 13David ScottDemocrat
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30297 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
60Kim SchofieldDemocrat
74Valencia StovallDemocrat
76Sandra ScottDemocrat
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30297 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
34Valencia SeayDemocrat
44Gail DavenportDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$34122
Average Real Estate Sale Price$39566
Current Unemployment Level 7.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 30297 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33354249586670696352433551
Avg Max Temp (°F)52576573808689888273635572
Avg Precip (In.)5.164.755.473.7643.694.863.763.773.144.053.9250.33
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
CBSA Type30297
CBSA Population5611180
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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