Jekyll Island, GA 31527 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31527: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Acceptable Alternative
Brunswick, GA 31527

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • Single Family Addresses: 704
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Glynn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.072, Longitude -81.408
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Jekyll Island, GA 31527 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 819
Population in Households 819
Population in Familes 602
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 441
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (46.1%)
Median Home Value $592,568
Average Home Value $630,116
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,762
Average Household Income $76,093
Per Capita Income $40,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.75%
Households 0.32% 0.63%
Families 0.09% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

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Jekyll Island, GA 31527 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31527 to the other 697 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 644 8th
Population Density1 # 476 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 671 4th
Median Household Income # 66 91st
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.