Valdosta, GA 31606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Valdosta, GA 31606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,504
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lowndes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.813, Longitude -83.166
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Valdosta, GA 31606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,736
Population in Households 3,718
Population in Familes 3,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 1,362
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,017
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,030 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $110,526
Average Home Value $130,000


Median Household Income $42,757
Average Household Income $55,706
Per Capita Income $20,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.45%
Households 0.28% 0.35%
Families 0.13% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Valdosta, GA 31606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31606 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 # 444 38th
Population Density1 # 371 48th
Diversity Index2 # 475 34th
Median Household Income # 294 59th
Per Capita Income # 368 49th

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