Scottdale, GA 30079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 30079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottdale, GA 30079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 215
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,216
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: DeKalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.792, Longitude -84.261
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Scottdale, GA 30079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,376
Population in Households 3,372
Population in Familes 2,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,661
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,367
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 744
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 590 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 777 (46.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 321 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $170,870
Average Home Value $184,280


Median Household Income $39,668
Average Household Income $55,829
Per Capita Income $22,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.04%
Households -0.92% -0.1%
Families -1.17% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Scottdale, GA 30079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30079 to the other 717 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 459 36th
Population Density1 # 52 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 106 85th
Median Household Income # 364 49th
Per Capita Income # 253 65th

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