Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

Acceptable Alternative
Brunswick, GA 31522
Saint Simons Is, GA 31522
St Simons Is, GA 31522
St Simons Island, GA 31522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,260
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,608
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,538
  • County: Glynn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.165, Longitude -81.385
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,594
Population in Households 15,492
Population in Familes 11,877
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 264
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 7,392
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 4,453
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,272 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,120 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,037 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $398,669
Average Home Value $515,378


Median Household Income $81,471
Average Household Income $115,012
Per Capita Income $54,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.14%
Households 1.12% 1.09%
Families 0.94% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31522 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 # 237 67th
Population Density1 # 235 67th
Diversity Index2 # 675 6th
Median Household Income # 28 96th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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