Fortson, GA 31808 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 31808: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fortson, GA 31808

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Muscogee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.596, Longitude -84.971
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 31808 has segments in 2 Counties (Harris, Muscogee).

  • Businesses Addresses: 398
  • PO Box Addresses: 480
  • Residential Addresses: 2,901
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 63
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,838

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

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Fortson, GA 31808 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,742
Daytime Population: Workers 1,101
Daytime Population: Residents 3,422
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,523
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 6,721
Population in Familes 6,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 124
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $79,134
Average Household Income $103,855
Per Capita Income $37,309


Total Housing Units 2,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,128 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 286 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $256,299
Average Home Value $306,920


Total Households 2,414
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,946
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 0.91% 0.87%
Households 0.79% 0.83%
Families 0.69% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Fortson, GA 31808 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 31808 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 # 361 49th
Population Density # 314 56th
Diversity Index # 541 24th
Median Household Income # 40 95th
Per Capita Income # 49 93rd

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