Tifton, GA 31793 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31793: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tifton, GA 31793

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 824
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,125
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
  • County: Tift County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.466, Longitude -83.506
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tifton, GA 31793 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,895
Population in Households 7,355
Population in Familes 6,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 540
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,024
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,990 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,034 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $139,492
Average Home Value $162,211


Median Household Income $43,975
Average Household Income $59,844
Per Capita Income $23,910
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.09%
Households 0.2% 0.11%
Families 0.1% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Tifton, GA 31793 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31793 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 # 332 54th
Population Density1 # 393 45th
Diversity Index2 # 162 78th
Median Household Income # 274 62nd
Per Capita Income # 206 71st

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