Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 30742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Acceptable Alternative
Ft Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Rossville, GA 30742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Catoosa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.954, Longitude -85.251
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 629
  • PO Box Addresses: 288
  • Residential Addresses: 3,308
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 544
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,764

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,837
Population in Households 7,626
Population in Familes 5,939
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density2 2,034
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $36,893
Average Household Income $48,561
Per Capita Income $21,239


Total Housing Units 3,537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,529 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,731 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $121,285
Average Home Value $138,080


Total Households 3,260
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,962
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.92% 0.9%
Households 0.9% 0.87%
Families 0.7% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30742 to the other 704 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 337 52nd
Population Density # 90 87th
Diversity Index # 574 19th
Median Household Income # 541 23rd
Per Capita Income # 436 38th

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