Zip Code 31701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlbany
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dougherty
Secondary County: Lee
Area Code229
Current Population:20552
Racial Majority:African American 81.75%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 93.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$25931
Average Adjusted Gross Income$32080
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range164 - 226 ft.
Area20 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.57540200, -84.15478600

Zip Code 31701 Description

Zip Code 31701 is located in the state of Georgia in the Albany metro area. Zip code 31701 is primarily located in Dougherty County. Portions of 31701 are also located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 31701 is ALBANY, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31701 are contained within or border the city limits of Albany, GA, . The area code for zip code 31701 is 229. 31701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31701 is 5.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31701 decreased to 20552 from 22419 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31701 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 31701 public schools is Black. 99.6% of students in 31701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3206 15.2% 3639 -12%
 Black Or African American 17249 81.75% 16392 +5%
 Hispanic 379 1.8% 208 +82%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 38 -100%
 Asian 90 0.43% 78 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 16 0.08% 16 +6%
 Two Or More Races 175 0.75% 175 -10%

Zip Code 31701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 4.3%
 Black Or African American 93.9%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 31701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2055222419
Male Population46.20%
Female Population53.80%
Total Households8097
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
99.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
85.7%
Median Household Income$25931
Income Under $50K Per Year72.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
31701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 2Sanford BishopDemocrat
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31701 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
152Ed RyndersRepublican
153CaMia HopsonDemocrat
154Winfred J. DukesDemocrat
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31701 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
12Freddie Powell SimsDemocrat
13Greg KirkRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$118339
Average Real Estate Sale Price$93071
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.9%
Albany, GA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65g - Dougherty Plain
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 31701 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)36384550606770706553443853
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647178859092928880716378
Avg Precip (In.)6.044.755.623.543.784.866.064.223.72.463.723.8352.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany, GA
CBSA Type31701
CBSA Population165011
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours