Zip Code 31501 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaycross
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ware
Area Code912
Current Population:15576
Racial Majority:White 44.12%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 45.8%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$34974
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44150
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range125 - 148 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.22698100, -82.34878300

Zip Code 31501 Description

Zip Code 31501 is located in the state of Georgia in the Jacksonville metro area. Zip code 31501 is primarily located in Ware County. The official US Postal Service name for 31501 is WAYCROSS, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31501 are contained within or border the city limits of Waycross, GA, Deenwood, GA, and Sunnyside, GA. The area code for zip code 31501 is 912. 31501 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31501 is 2.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31501 increased to 15576 from 14632 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31501 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31501 public schools is Black. 69.5% of students in 31501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6710 44.12% 7492 -10%
 Black Or African American 7553 49.67% 7269 +4%
 Hispanic 489 3.22% 379 +29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2% 42 -26%
 Asian 148 0.97% 160 -8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 24 0% 24 -100%
 Two Or More Races 207 1.81% 207 +33%

Zip Code 31501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42.5%
 Black Or African American 45.8%
 Hispanic 5.3%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.7%

Zip Code 31501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1557614632
Male Population51.50%
Female Population48.50%
Total Households5815
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34974
Income Under $50K Per Year64.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
31501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 1Buddy CarterRepublican
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31501 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
174John CorbettRepublican
176Jason ShawRepublican
180Steven SainzRepublican
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31501 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Tyler HarperRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$125664
Average Real Estate Sale Price$68510
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
31503 - Waycross
31516 - Blackshear
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75e - Okefenokee Plains
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 31501 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)39414853616871706756484155
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667379869193918780726479
Avg Precip (In.)5.013.624.512.993.125.455.956.123.972.792.733.2649.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Waycross, GA
CBSA Type31501
CBSA Population54197
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 31501
Ware County High SchoolWare
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 31501
Ware County Middle SchoolWare
Waycross Middle SchoolWare