Townsend, GA 31331 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 31331: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Townsend, GA 31331

Acceptable Alternative
Shellman Blf, GA 31331
Shellman Bluff, GA 31331

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ashintilly, GA 31331
Cox, GA 31331
Eulonia, GA 31331
Ridgeville, GA 31331

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 146
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,323
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
  • County: McIntosh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.381, Longitude -81.423
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Townsend, GA 31331 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,429
Population in Households 7,408
Population in Familes 6,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 3,208
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,548 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 660 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,435 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $156,226
Average Home Value $251,295


Median Household Income $37,315
Average Household Income $54,255
Per Capita Income $23,535
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% 0.03%
Households 0.04% 0.21%
Families -0.13% 0.11%
Median Household Income   -1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Townsend, GA 31331 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31331 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 # 345 52nd
Population Density1 # 581 19th
Diversity Index2 # 305 57th
Median Household Income # 433 40th
Per Capita Income # 225 69th

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