Zip Code 31012 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChester
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dodge
Secondary County: Bleckley
Area Code478
Current Population:2683
Racial Majority:White 50.45%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$34567
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42250
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range302 - 397 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.39797700, -83.17794700

Zip Code 31012 Description

Zip Code 31012 is located in the state of Georgia in the Macon Area metro area. Zip code 31012 is primarily located in Dodge County. Portions of 31012 are also located in Bleckley County. The official US Postal Service name for 31012 is CHESTER, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31012 are contained within or border the city limits of Chester, GA, . The area code for zip code 31012 is 478. 31012 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31012 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31012 increased to 2683 from 2246 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31012 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31012 public schools is . % of students in 31012 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1397 50.45% 1538 -9%
 Black Or African American 1245 44.96% 1026 +21%
 Hispanic 71 2.56% 88 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 43 1.55% 3 +1333%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.47% 25 -48%

Zip Code 31012 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 31012 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population26832246
Male Population73.00%
Female Population27.00%
Total Households614
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$34567
Income Under $50K Per Year64.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
31012 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
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31012 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
144Danny MathisRepublican
149Jimmy PruettRepublican
150Matt HatchettRepublican
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31012 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
13Greg KirkRepublican
20Larry Walker IIIRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$94500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$130000
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
Chester, GA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65l - Vidalia Upland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 31012 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35374450596770696452443752
Avg Max Temp (°F)58627078859093928779706177
Avg Precip (In.)5.094.424.773.352.974.174.684.033.372.583.283.7146.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours