Fort Benning, GA 31905 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31905: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Benning, GA 31905

Acceptable Alternative
Columbus, GA 31905

Not Acceptable, USPS
Camp Rogers, GA 31905
COLS, GA 31905

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,330
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 575
  • County: Muscogee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.43, Longitude -84.918
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31905 has segments in 3 Counties (Chattahoochee, Muscogee, Russell).

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Fort Benning, GA 31905 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,916
Daytime Population: Workers 24,244
Daytime Population: Residents 6,839
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,083
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.84
Population in Households 11,469
Population in Familes 10,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,447
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $47,001
Average Household Income $55,586
Per Capita Income $17,278


Total Housing Units 4,585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 ( 0.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,265 (71.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,301 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $275,000


Total Households 3,284
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 2,866
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 0.42%
Households 0.76% 0.66%
Families 0.62% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Fort Benning, GA 31905 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31905 to the other 710 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 221 69th
Population Density # 369 48th
Diversity Index # 46 94th
Median Household Income # 265 63rd
Per Capita Income # 609 14th

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