Rochelle, GA 31079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rochelle, GA 31079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wilcox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.95, Longitude -83.454
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31079 has segments in 2 Counties (Ben Hill, Wilcox).

  • Businesses Addresses: 87
  • PO Box Addresses: 490
  • Residential Addresses: 635
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 635

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

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Rochelle, GA 31079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,800
Daytime Population: Workers 831
Daytime Population: Residents 1,697
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,528
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 2,770
Population in Familes 2,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $36,466
Average Household Income $45,527
Per Capita Income $18,047


Total Housing Units 1,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 779 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $103,860
Average Home Value $120,090


Total Households 1,104
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 766
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% 0.3%
Households 0.96% 0.32%
Families 0.82% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Rochelle, GA 31079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31079 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 # 492 31st
Population Density # 604 15th
Diversity Index # 312 57th
Median Household Income # 526 26th
Per Capita Income # 577 19th

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