Zip Code 31217 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMacon
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Twiggs
Secondary County: Jones
Area Code478
Current Population:18408
Racial Majority:African American 65.52%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 68%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$35557
Average Adjusted Gross Income$32980
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range292 - 551 ft.
Area135 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.82165700, -83.51176600

Zip Code 31217 Description

Zip Code 31217 is located in the state of Georgia in the Macon Area metro area. Zip code 31217 is primarily located in Twiggs County. Portions of 31217 are also located in Jones County. The official US Postal Service name for 31217 is MACON, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31217 are contained within or border the city limits of Macon, GA, . The area code for zip code 31217 is 478. 31217 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31217 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31217 decreased to 18408 from 19121 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31217 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 31217 public schools is Black. 85.9% of students in 31217 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6027 32.58% 6349 -5%
 Black Or African American 12121 65.52% 11528 +5%
 Hispanic 104 0.56% 235 -56%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 55 -100%
 Asian 44 0.24% 59 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 27 0% 27 -100%
 Two Or More Races 151 1.1% 151 +35%

Zip Code 31217 Race/Ethnicity

 White 27.3%
 Black Or African American 68%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 31217 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1840819121
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households6680
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
85.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35557
Income Under $50K Per Year65.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.20%
31217 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
Georgia District 2Sanford BishopDemocrat
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31217 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
143James BeverlyDemocrat
144Danny MathisRepublican
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31217 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
26David LucasDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$64824
Average Real Estate Sale Price$59000
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65c - Sand Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 31217 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33364249586569686351423651
Avg Max Temp (°F)56616976838992908677685975
Avg Precip (In.)5.014.544.983.283.123.614.453.933.392.593.313.9346.12
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Macon, GA
CBSA Type31217
CBSA Population233606
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours