Jekyll Island, GA 31527 ZIP Code Profile

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Brunswick, GA

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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: 698
  • 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, 2015)


Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 607
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 446
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 (46.1%)
Median Home Value $628,425
Average Home Value $670,545


Median Household Income $60,658
Average Household Income $69,614
Per Capita Income $37,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.88%
Households 0.48% 0.79%
Families 0.21% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


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

The table below compares 31527 to the other 711 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 642 10th
Population Density1 # 478 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 686 4th
Median Household Income # 101 86th
Per Capita Income # 39 95th

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