Forsyth, GA 31029 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31029: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forsyth, GA 31029

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 582
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,475
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 169
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.031, Longitude -83.936
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31029 has segments in 2 Counties (Butts, Monroe).

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Forsyth, GA 31029 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,621
Population in Households 15,587
Population in Familes 13,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,034
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 6,036
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,141 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,895 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $123,905
Average Home Value $166,083


Median Household Income $42,482
Average Household Income $57,900
Per Capita Income $22,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.31%
Households 0.71% 0.45%
Families 0.56% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Forsyth, GA 31029 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31029 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 # 226 69th
Population Density1 # 403 44th
Diversity Index2 # 376 48th
Median Household Income # 302 58th
Per Capita Income # 278 61st

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