Zip Code 31721 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlbany
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dougherty
Secondary County: Baker
Area Code229
Current Population:20095
Racial Majority:White 50.11%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 87.7%
Unemployment Rate:7.3%
Median Household Income$66960
Average Adjusted Gross Income$76800
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time18.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range157 - 262 ft.
Area203 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.51483800, -84.30294000

Zip Code 31721 Description

Zip Code 31721 is located in the state of Georgia in the Albany metro area. Zip code 31721 is primarily located in Dougherty County. Portions of 31721 are also located in Baker County. The official US Postal Service name for 31721 is ALBANY, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31721 are contained within or border the city limits of Albany, GA, Putney, GA, . The area code for zip code 31721 is 229. 31721 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31721 is 7.3% 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%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 31721 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31721 public schools is Black. 99.5% of students in 31721 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10187 50.11% 10220 +-0%
 Black Or African American 8835 43.46% 8988 -2%
 Hispanic 476 2.34% 326 +46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.04% 20 -60%
 Asian 386 1.9% 317 +22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 24 0% 24 -100%
 Two Or More Races 196 2.14% 196 +122%

Zip Code 31721 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.7%
 Black Or African American 87.7%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.8%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 31721 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population200950
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households7790
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$66960
Income Under $50K Per Year34.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.80%
31721 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 2Sanford BishopDemocrat
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31721 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
151Gerald E. GreeneRepublican
152Ed RyndersRepublican
153CaMia HopsonDemocrat
154Winfred J. DukesDemocrat
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31721 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
12Freddie Powell SimsDemocrat
13Greg KirkRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$208758
Average Real Estate Sale Price$167360
Current Unemployment Level 7.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 31721 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36394651606770706553453953
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647278859092918880716378
Avg Precip (In.)5.934.785.623.583.744.85.864.063.582.493.663.9352.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany, GA
CBSA Type31721
CBSA Population165011
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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