Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

Acceptable Alternative
Brunswick, GA 31522
Saint Simons Is, GA 31522
St Simons Is, GA 31522
St Simons Island, GA 31522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Glynn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.165, Longitude -81.385
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,323
  • PO Box Addresses: 672
  • Residential Addresses: 10,290
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,439
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,851

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

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Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,027
Daytime Population: Workers 10,543
Daytime Population: Residents 8,215
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,758
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 15,920
Population in Familes 12,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 268
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $87,336
Average Household Income $119,219
Per Capita Income $56,939


Total Housing Units 12,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,427 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,193 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,079 (40.0%)
Median Home Value $433,860
Average Home Value $522,342


Total Households 7,620
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 4,586
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 1.38% 1.51%
Households 1.39% 1.5%
Families 1.22% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31522 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 # 232 67th
Population Density # 231 68th
Diversity Index # 666 6th
Median Household Income # 20 97th
Per Capita Income # 12 98th

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