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: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 451
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 2,451
Population in Households 1,326
Population in Familes 1,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,125
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 565
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 385
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $69,388
Average Home Value $93,907


Median Household Income $40,075
Average Household Income $52,779
Per Capita Income $16,262
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.3% -0.54%
Households -1.22% -0.86%
Families -1.31% -0.95%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Chester, GA 31012 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31012 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 # 508 29th
Population Density1 # 490 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 277 61st
Median Household Income # 357 50th
Per Capita Income # 624 13th

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