Zip Code 31602 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameValdosta
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lowndes
Secondary County: Brooks
Area Code229
Current Population:34702
Racial Majority:White 58.26%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 78.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$48333
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57190
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time15.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range138 - 233 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.86896700, -83.34865000

Zip Code 31602 Description

Zip Code 31602 is located in the state of Georgia in the Tallahassee metro area. Zip code 31602 is primarily located in Lowndes County. Portions of 31602 are also located in Brooks County. The official US Postal Service name for 31602 is VALDOSTA, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31602 are contained within or border the city limits of Valdosta, GA, Remerton, GA, . The area code for zip code 31602 is 229. 31602 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31602 is 3.7% 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 31602 increased to 34702 from 30355 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31602 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31602 public schools is Black. 97.3% of students in 31602 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 20085 58.26% 20357 -1%
 Black Or African American 10894 31.6% 11730 -7%
 Hispanic 1850 5.37% 1202 +54%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.05% 112 -84%
 Asian 846 2.45% 690 +23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 34 -100%
 Other Race 61 0.36% 61 +105%
 Two Or More Races 516 1.91% 516 +27%

Zip Code 31602 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.1%
 Black Or African American 78.5%
 Hispanic 1.8%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 2.7%

Zip Code 31602 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3470230355
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households13602
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48333
Income Under $50K Per Year51.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.10%
31602 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
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31602 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
175John LaHoodRepublican
177Dexter SharperDemocrat
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31602 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
8Ellis BlackRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$214921
Average Real Estate Sale Price$158415
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
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 31602 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)39414751606770696554474154
Avg Max Temp (°F)63677479869192918880736579
Avg Precip (In.)5.384.315.293.463.285.316.055.474.092.893.153.7552.44
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Valdosta, GA
CBSA Type31602
CBSA Population135484
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours