Zip Code 31705 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlbany
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dougherty
Secondary County: Worth
Area Code229
Alternate Zip Code NamesBRIDGEBORO
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesRADIUM SPRINGS
Current Population:35565
Racial Majority:African American 68.76%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 89.4%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$32445
Average Adjusted Gross Income$30900
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range157 - 404 ft.
Area145 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.51246000, -84.05046700

Zip Code 31705 Description

Zip Code 31705 is located in the state of Georgia in the Albany metro area. Zip code 31705 is primarily located in Dougherty County. Portions of 31705 are also located in Worth County. The official US Postal Service name for 31705 is ALBANY, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31705 are contained within or border the city limits of Putney, GA, Albany, GA, . The area code for zip code 31705 is 229. 31705 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31705 is 7.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31705 decreased to 35565 from 38667 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31705 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 31705 public schools is Black. 99.5% of students in 31705 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8732 25.78% 9031 -3%
 Black Or African American 23292 68.76% 24665 -6%
 Hispanic 1301 3.84% 1192 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.13% 97 -55%
 Asian 55 0.16% 131 -58%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 29 -100%
 Other Race 25 0% 25 -100%
 Two Or More Races 395 1.33% 395 +14%

Zip Code 31705 Race/Ethnicity

 White 5.8%
 Black Or African American 89.4%
 Hispanic 2%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.4%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 31705 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3556538667
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households11972
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32445
Income Under $50K Per Year68.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
31705 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 2Sanford BishopDemocrat
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
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31705 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
152Ed RyndersRepublican
153CaMia HopsonDemocrat
154Winfred J. DukesDemocrat
171Jay PowellRepublican
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31705 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
11Dean BurkeRepublican
12Freddie Powell SimsDemocrat
13Greg KirkRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$96409
Average Real Estate Sale Price$56029
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
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 31705 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36384550606770706553443853
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647278859092928880716378
Avg Precip (In.)6.034.745.623.543.794.876.074.273.722.463.73.8152.61
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany, GA
CBSA Type31705
CBSA Population165011
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours