Cairo, GA 39828 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Cairo, GA 39828

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cario, GA 39828
Karo, GA 39828

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 672
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,545
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 174
  • County: Grady County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.874, Longitude -84.209
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39828 has segments in 2 Counties (Decatur, Grady).

Cairo, GA 39828 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39828 to the other 697 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 242 65th
Population Density1 # 302 57th
Diversity Index2 # 38 95th
Median Household Income # 619 11th
Per Capita Income # 609 13th

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Cairo, GA 39828 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,815
Population in Households 14,707
Population in Familes 12,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 5,564
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,872
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,265 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,299 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 797 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $92,945
Average Home Value $123,645


Median Household Income $28,284
Average Household Income $39,664
Per Capita Income $14,914
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.15% 0.21%
Households 0.24% 0.24%
Families 0.09% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

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