Data Profile of ZIP Code 30297

All About Forest Park, GA (ZIP Code 30297)

Georgia

Comprehensive Demographics Data and Statistics About 30297

The ZIP Code 30297 is associated with the city of Forest Park in Georgia in Clayton County in the U.S. The 30297 ZIP Code has a median age of 30.4 years, and 11.3% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Median househould income in this ZIP sits at $36,480, and approximately 22% of the population lives below the poverty line. An estimated 9.3% in this Georgia region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $15,459. The current population estimate is 28,966.

Population in 30297

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 30297 is 28,966.

Forest Park, GA

The 30297 ZIP Code is associated with Forest Park, GA in Clayton County.

Area Codes associated with 30297

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 30297 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 30297.

Sunrise / Sunset in 30297

Sunrise: 7:19 am
Sunset: 5:30 pm
Sunrise in 30297 7:19 am
Sunrise in 30297 5:30 pm

Weather forecast for 30297

Tonight's forecast for 30297: A chance of rain showers before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Low around 55, with temperatures rising to around 61 overnight. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 30297

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 30297 Good

Internet in 30297

Approximately 86.1% of households in ZIP Code 30297 have a computer, while about 71.6% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 30297

In ZIP Code 30297, males make up an estimated 48.4% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 51.6%.

Health Insurance in 30297

Approximately 36.3% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 30297 (Forest Park, GA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 30297

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 30297, 95.9% is one race, while 4.1% are two or more races. Approximately 28.4% of 30297 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 30297 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is Black or African American (51.2%), followed by White (31.6%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 30297

Industry Percent
White 31.6%
Black or African American 51.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.6%
Asian 5.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.5%
Some other race 14.7%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Income in ZIP Code 30297

The median household income in ZIP Code 30297 is $36,480, while the region's mean household income is $44,733. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $15,459. The per capita income in ZIP Code 30297 of $15,459 is approximately 50.24% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $31,067. An estimated 22.4% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately135.79% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.4% of the population in 30297 earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, while an estimated 19.9% earn $15,000 to $24,999 per year, and 0.3% of 30297 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 30297

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 6.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 8.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 19.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 12.8%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 20.4%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 18.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 7.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 5.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 0.4%
$200,000 or more per year 0.3%

Education levels in ZIP Code 30297

In ZIP Code 30297, 71.5% of the population graduated high school, while 9.3% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 12.8% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 1.8% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 35.3% in this Clayton County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 30297

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 12.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35.3%
Some college, no degree 19.0%
Associate's degree 7.8%
Bachelor's degree 7.6%
Graduate or professional degree 1.8%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 30297

Residents of ZIP Code 30297 are younger than average. The median age of 30.4 years in ZIP Code 30297 is approximately 20.21% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 68.9% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 11.3% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 16.6% of the population in 30297 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 13.4% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.0% of 30297 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 30297

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 10.7%
5 to 9 years 8.0%
10 to 14 years 8.3%
15 to 19 years 6.3%
20 to 24 years 6.9%
25 to 34 years 16.6%
35 to 44 years 13.4%
45 to 54 years 10.0%
55 to 59 years 6.2%
60 to 64 years 4.2%
65 to 74 years 5.8%
75 to 84 years 2.6%
85 years and over 1.0%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 30297

In ZIP Code 30297, 68.9% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 25.3% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.9% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 4.7% of homes. Lastly, 0.1% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Clayton County region.

Language Spoken in 30297

Language Spoken Percent
English only 68.9%
Spanish 25.3%
Other Indo-European languages 0.9%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 4.7%
Other languages 0.1%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 30297

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 30297, an estimated 26.0% of homes were built between 1960 and 1969. Additionally, 22.2% of homes in the region were built between 1950 and 1959, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Clayton County region.

Age of Housing in 30297

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 9.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 5.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 21.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 26.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 22.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3.4%
Built in 1939 or earlier 1.7%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 30297

In 30297, 59.9% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 2.6% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 30.1 minutes. Approximately 17.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 30297 work in retail trade, while an estimated 13.3% work in construction. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.0% of 30297 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 30297

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.0%
Construction 13.3%
Manufacturing 7.5%
Wholesale trade 4.0%
Retail trade 17.1%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 10.4%
Information 1.8%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4.7%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 9.7%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 12.2%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.9%
Other services, except public administration 4.3%
Public administration 3.0%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 30297

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 30297 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 35.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 30297 is high cholesterol, as approximately 28.0% of adults 18 and older in this Clayton County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 30297

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 20.7%
Coronary heart disease 6.1%
High cholesterol 28.0%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 4.1%
Chronic kidney disease 3.3%
Current asthma 10.8%
Stroke 3.8%
High blood pressure 35.2%
Diagnosed diabetes 13.9%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 30297

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 30297 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 85.1% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 73.2% of those 18 and above in 30297 list visits to doctor for routine checkup, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 30297 include sleeping less than 7 hours (43.3% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (37.3% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 30297

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 70.0%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 41.9%
Cholesterol screening 85.1%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 73.2%
Current access to health insurance 63.7%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 30297

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Sleeping less than 7 hours 43.3%
Current smoking 22.8%
Binge drinking 13.8%
Obesity 37.3%
No leisure-time physical activity 36.6%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 30297

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 30297 of 11.6¢/kWh. This rate is about 23.43% less than the average rate in Georgia, and approximately 27.27% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 30297 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.27 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 27.91% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 20.03% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes electricity rates in 30297 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 30297

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 30297 11.6¢/kWh 9.29¢/kWh 5.72¢/kWh
Georgia 15.15¢/kWh 13.41¢/kWh 10.27¢/kWh
United States 15.95¢/kWh 13.45¢/kWh 9.72¢/kWh

Solar Power in 30297

Month ZIP Code 30297 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 4.51 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.79 3 6.31
Mar 5.37 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.73 5.13 7.3
May 5.82 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.73 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.59 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.64 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.51 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.52 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.88 2.33 5.99
Dec 4.15 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes solar power levels in 30297 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 30297

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 30297, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 30297 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Clayton County region was incorrect information on a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 30297

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 85
Debt collection 17
Mortgage 4
Checking or savings account 3
Money transfer, virtual currency, or money service 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 30297

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 35
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 31
Improper use of your report 18
Attempts to collect debt not owed 12
Written notification about debt 4
Other 10
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 30297. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.