Macon, GA 31217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Macon, GA 31217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 303
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,774
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 222
  • County: Bibb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.84, Longitude -83.539
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31217 has segments in 3 Counties (Bibb, Jones, Twiggs).

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Macon, GA 31217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,753
Daytime Population: Workers 9,057
Daytime Population: Residents 12,377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,434
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 18,247
Population in Familes 15,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 506
Population Density2 143
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $31,629
Average Household Income $44,680
Per Capita Income $17,189


Total Housing Units 8,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,171 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,627 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,663 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $82,365
Average Home Value $105,364


Total Households 6,798
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 4,753
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 -0.33% -0.44%
Households -0.38% -0.47%
Families -0.51% -0.57%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Macon, GA 31217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31217 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 # 208 71st
Population Density # 293 59th
Diversity Index # 373 48th
Median Household Income # 620 13th
Per Capita Income # 612 14th

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