Zip Code 31079 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRochelle
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wilcox
Secondary County: Ben Hill
Area Code229
Current Population:2398
Racial Majority:White 65.85%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$32657
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43220
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range246 - 410 ft.
Area161 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.93974500, -83.46497400

Zip Code 31079 Description

Zip Code 31079 is located in the state of Georgia in the Macon Area metro area. Zip code 31079 is primarily located in Wilcox County. Portions of 31079 are also located in Ben Hill County. The official US Postal Service name for 31079 is ROCHELLE, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31079 are contained within or border the city limits of Rochelle, GA, . The area code for zip code 31079 is 229. 31079 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31079 is 4.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31079 decreased to 2398 from 2770 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31079 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31079 public schools is White. 75.9% of students in 31079 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1406 65.85% 1572 -11%
 Black Or African American 702 32.88% 710 -1%
 Hispanic 0 0% 80 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.52% 4 +175%
 Asian 0 0% 21 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.75% 10 +60%

Zip Code 31079 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.3%
 Black Or African American 37.2%
 Hispanic 4.4%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 31079 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population23982770
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households938
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32657
Income Under $50K Per Year66.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
31079 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
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31079 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
148Noel Williams, Jr.Republican
155Clay PirkleRepublican
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31079 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Tyler HarperRepublican
13Greg KirkRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$101667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$45000
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.8%
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 31079 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36394552606871706553453854
Avg Max Temp (°F)58637077849092918778706177
Avg Precip (In.)5.264.444.993.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours