Zip Code 31537 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFolkston
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charlton
Secondary County: Camden
Area Code912
Current Population:10097
Racial Majority:White 56.93%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$33169
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44640
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 148 ft.
Area513 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.90165000, -82.12339600

Zip Code 31537 Description

Zip Code 31537 is located in the state of Georgia in the Jacksonville metro area. Zip code 31537 is primarily located in Charlton County. Portions of 31537 are also located in Camden County. The official US Postal Service name for 31537 is FOLKSTON, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31537 are contained within or border the city limits of Folkston, GA, Homeland, GA, . Zip code 31537 is within area code 912 and area code 904. 31537 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31537 is 3.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher 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 31537 increased to 10097 from 8804 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31537 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31537 public schools is White. 74.1% of students in 31537 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6270 56.93% 6166 +2%
 Black Or African American 3236 29.38% 3416 -5%
 Hispanic 1357 12.32% 261 +420%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.74% 24 +242%
 Asian 19 0.17% 58 -67%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 165 0.45% 165 -70%

Zip Code 31537 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.9%
 Black Or African American 28.8%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 31537 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population100978804
Male Population57.00%
Female Population43.00%
Total Households3131
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$33169
Income Under $50K Per Year67.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.10%
31537 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 1Buddy CarterRepublican
Georgia District 4Hank JohnsonDemocrat
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31537 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
174John CorbettRepublican
178Steven MeeksRepublican
180Steven SainzRepublican
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31537 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3William T. Ligon Jr.Republican
7Tyler HarperRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$117786
Average Real Estate Sale Price$188000
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75f - Sea Island Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 31537 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)41434853616871716858504356
Avg Max Temp (°F)64687480869093918780736679
Avg Precip (In.)43.574.33.133.355.966.396.544.853.062.422.8450.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours