Zip Code 31791 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSylvester
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worth
Secondary County: Dougherty
Area Code229
Current Population:12354
Racial Majority:White 59.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$39641
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46270
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range246 - 407 ft.
Area204 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.52793800, -83.88123400

Zip Code 31791 Description

Zip Code 31791 is located in the state of Georgia in the Albany metro area. Zip code 31791 is primarily located in Worth County. Portions of 31791 are also located in Dougherty County. The official US Postal Service name for 31791 is SYLVESTER, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31791 are contained within or border the city limits of Sylvester, GA, . The area code for zip code 31791 is 229. 31791 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31791 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 31791 decreased to 12354 from 12927 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31791 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31791 public schools is White. 71% of students in 31791 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7049 59.65% 7364 -4%
 Black Or African American 4450 37.66% 4658 -4%
 Hispanic 186 1.57% 138 +35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 16 -100%
 Asian 72 0.61% 59 +22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 9 0% 9 -100%
 Two Or More Races 107 0.51% 107 -44%

Zip Code 31791 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.7%
 Black Or African American 36.5%
 Hispanic 1.8%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 31791 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1235412927
Male Population46.70%
Female Population53.30%
Total Households4618
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39641
Income Under $50K Per Year59.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.00%
31791 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 8Austin ScottRepublican
Georgia District 2Sanford BishopDemocrat
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31791 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
152Ed RyndersRepublican
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31791 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
13Greg KirkRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$136685
Average Real Estate Sale Price$79219
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65h - Tifton Upland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 31791 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)37404753616871706654474054
Avg Max Temp (°F)59637077848991908778706277
Avg Precip (In.)5.564.535.273.433.464.635.164.253.562.473.463.749.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Albany, GA
CBSA Type31791
CBSA Population165011
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 31791
Dougherty Comprehensive High SchoolDougherty
Worth County High SchoolWorth