Pelham, GA 31779 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31779: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pelham, GA 31779

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 233
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,034
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
  • County: Mitchell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.126, Longitude -84.155
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31779 has segments in 3 Counties (Grady, Mitchell, Thomas).

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Pelham, GA 31779 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,596
Population in Households 8,429
Population in Familes 7,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,167
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 2,956
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,053
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,857 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,099 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $88,930
Average Home Value $132,822


Median Household Income $29,188
Average Household Income $40,824
Per Capita Income $13,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% -0.26%
Households 0.05% -0.3%
Families -0.08% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Pelham, GA 31779 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31779 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 # 302 58th
Population Density1 # 390 46th
Diversity Index2 # 211 70th
Median Household Income # 639 11th
Per Capita Income # 683 5th

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