Chester, GA 31012 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31012: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, GA 31012

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 470
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dodge County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.325, Longitude -83.166
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31012 has segments in 3 Counties (Bleckley, Dodge, Laurens).

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Chester, GA 31012 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,555
Daytime Population: Workers 305
Daytime Population: Residents 1,181
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,486
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 1,442
Population in Familes 1,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,113
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $40,773
Average Household Income $56,517
Per Capita Income $17,271


Total Housing Units 800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $71,065
Average Home Value $94,145


Total Households 605
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 411
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.73% -0.26%
Households -0.34% -0.37%
Families -0.49% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Chester, GA 31012 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31012 to the other 710 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 501 30th
Population Density # 476 33rd
Diversity Index # 281 60th
Median Household Income # 383 46th
Per Capita Income # 610 14th

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