Zip Code 31905 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFort Benning
Zip Code StateGeorgia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chattahoochee
Secondary County: Muscogee
Area Code706 / 762
Alternate Zip Code NamesCOLUMBUS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCAMP ROGERS
Current Population:16044
Racial Majority:White 59.39%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$40923
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43990
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time12.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range249 - 620 ft.
Area174 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.37717300, -84.80989800

Zip Code 31905 Description

Zip Code 31905 is located in the state of Georgia in the Columbus, GA metro area. Zip code 31905 is primarily located in Chattahoochee County. Portions of 31905 are also located in Muscogee County. The official US Postal Service name for 31905 is FORT BENNING, Georgia. Portions of zip code 31905 are contained within or border the city limits of Fort Benning South, GA, Columbus, GA, . Zip code 31905 is within area code 762, area code 706 and area code 334. 31905 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Georgia.

The current unemployment level in 31905 is 5.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% 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 31905 decreased to 16044 from 23421 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 31905 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 31905 public schools is . % of students in 31905 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11896 59.39% 9618 +24%
 Black Or African American 2794 13.95% 2504 +12%
 Hispanic 3608 18.01% 2670 +35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.46% 115 -20%
 Asian 496 2.48% 345 +44%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 145 0.72% 131 +11%
 Other Race 28 0.27% 28 +93%
 Two Or More Races 633 4.72% 633 +49%

Zip Code 31905 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 31905 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1604423421
Male Population64.60%
Female Population35.40%
Total Households3134
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40923
Income Under $50K Per Year60.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.10%
31905 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Georgia District 2Sanford BishopDemocrat
Georgia District 3Drew FergusonRepublican
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31905 Georgia State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
135Calvin SmyreDemocrat
136Carolyn HugleyDemocrat
138Mike CheokasRepublican
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31905 Georgia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
15Ed HarbisonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$201995
Average Real Estate Sale Price$151180
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65p - Southeastern Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 31905 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35384450596771706553433853
Avg Max Temp (°F)57626976839092918677686076
Avg Precip (In.)5.054.655.813.913.573.85.173.723.32.4444.3649.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Columbus, GA-AL
CBSA Type31905
CBSA Population294464
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours