Zip Code 31601 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameValdosta
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lowndes
Secondary County: Brooks
Area Code229
Alternate Zip Code NamesCLYATTVILLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesDASHER
REMERTON
Current Population:32730
Racial Majority:African American 59.56%
Public School Racial Majority:White 52%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$26422
Average Adjusted Gross Income$35660
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range105 - 249 ft.
Area165 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.75009100, -83.33824700

Zip Code 31601 Description

Zip Code 31601 is located in the state of Georgia in the Tallahassee metro area. Zip code 31601 is primarily located in Lowndes County. Portions of 31601 are also located in Brooks County. The official US Postal Service name for 31601 is VALDOSTA, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31601 are contained within or border the city limits of Valdosta, GA, Dasher, GA, and Remerton, GA. The area code for zip code 31601 is 229. 31601 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31601 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% 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 31601 increased to 32730 from 29794 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31601 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 31601 public schools is White. 62.6% of students in 31601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11356 32.71% 11617 -2%
 Black Or African American 20677 59.56% 18457 +12%
 Hispanic 1975 5.69% 1943 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.13% 59 -25%
 Asian 180 0.52% 139 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 25 -100%
 Other Race 65 0.01% 65 -92%
 Two Or More Races 425 1.39% 425 +13%

Zip Code 31601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 52%
 Black Or African American 36.2%
 Hispanic 7.8%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 31601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3273029794
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households11705
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$26422
Income Under $50K Per Year75.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.20%
31601 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
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31601 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
174John CorbettRepublican
175John LaHoodRepublican
176Jason ShawRepublican
177Dexter SharperDemocrat
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31601 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
8Ellis BlackRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$247142
Average Real Estate Sale Price$114448
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65h - Tifton Upland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 31601 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)39414751606770696655484154
Avg Max Temp (°F)63677479869192918880736579
Avg Precip (In.)5.394.285.343.443.265.46.125.514.142.933.153.7752.73
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Valdosta, GA
CBSA Type31601
CBSA Population135484
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours