Athens, GA 30602 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 30602: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, GA 30602

Not Acceptable, USPS
University of Georgia, GA 30602

  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clarke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.904, Longitude -83.318
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Athens, GA 30602 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,025
Population in Households 712
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,313
Population Density1 5,756
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 ( 2.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (87.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $120,833


Median Household Income $16,685
Average Household Income $22,749
Per Capita Income $4,398
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.94% 0.3%
Households 1.66% 1.61%
Families 1.13% 1.64%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   0.57%
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.

Athens, GA 30602 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30602 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 # 475 34th
Population Density1 # 11 99th
Diversity Index2 # 190 73rd
Median Household Income # 697 3rd
Per Capita Income # 701 2nd

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