Townsend, GA 31331 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 31331: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Townsend, GA 31331

Acceptable Alternative
Shellman Blf, GA 31331
Shellman Bluff, GA 31331

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ashintilly, GA 31331
Cox, GA 31331
Eulonia, GA 31331
Ridgeville, GA 31331

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McIntosh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.381, Longitude -81.423
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 146
  • PO Box Addresses: 241
  • Residential Addresses: 2,452
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,439

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

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Townsend, GA 31331 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,932
Daytime Population: Workers 731
Daytime Population: Residents 3,890
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,621
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 6,912
Population in Familes 5,634
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $39,770
Average Household Income $57,975
Per Capita Income $25,024


Total Housing Units 5,414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,366 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 613 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,435 (45.0%)
Median Home Value $226,282
Average Home Value $277,620


Total Households 2,979
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,971
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 -0.96% -0.69%
Households -0.81% -0.6%
Families -0.97% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Townsend, GA 31331 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31331 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 # 356 50th
Population Density # 573 19th
Diversity Index # 305 58th
Median Household Income # 413 42nd
Per Capita Income # 209 71st

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