Zip Code 31503 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaycross
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ware
Secondary County: Brantley
Area Code912
Current Population:21116
Racial Majority:White 79.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$35501
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43400
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range52 - 171 ft.
Area407 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.15443600, -82.38310200

Zip Code 31503 Description

Zip Code 31503 is located in the state of Georgia in the Jacksonville metro area. Zip code 31503 is primarily located in Ware County. Portions of 31503 are also located in Brantley County. The official US Postal Service name for 31503 is WAYCROSS, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31503 are contained within or border the city limits of Waycross, GA, Deenwood, GA, . The area code for zip code 31503 is 912. 31503 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31503 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31503 increased to 21116 from 21038 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31503 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31503 public schools is White. 71.6% of students in 31503 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16749 79.97% 16534 +1%
 Black Or African American 3090 14.75% 3339 -7%
 Hispanic 743 3.55% 807 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.05% 64 -84%
 Asian 237 1.13% 121 +96%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.04% 2 +350%
 Other Race 11 0.21% 11 +300%
 Two Or More Races 238 0.29% 238 -74%

Zip Code 31503 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.6%
 Black Or African American 32.7%
 Hispanic 6.3%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 31503 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2111621038
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households7996
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
71.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35501
Income Under $50K Per Year66.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
31503 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 1Buddy CarterRepublican
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31503 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
174John CorbettRepublican
176Jason ShawRepublican
178Steven MeeksRepublican
180Steven SainzRepublican
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31503 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3William T. Ligon Jr.Republican
7Tyler HarperRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$167000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$66956
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75h - Bacon Terraces
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 31503 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)39414752616871706655474055
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667380869193928880726579
Avg Precip (In.)5.063.484.452.843.075.475.96.113.92.752.733.1748.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Waycross, GA
CBSA Type31503
CBSA Population54197
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours