The ZIP Code 31503 is associated with the city of Waycross in Georgia in Ware County in the U.S. Median househould income is at $40,981, with an estimated 17% of the population living below the poverty line. The ZIP Code 31503 has a median age of approximately 41.8 years, with 20.8% of residents aged 62 years and older. In this Georgia region, an estimated 79.1% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $21,426. The current population estimate is 20,344.
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 31503, 99.0% is one race, while 1.0% are two or more races. Approximately 5.3% of 31503 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 31503 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (80.1%), followed by Black or African American (17.4%) .
|Black or African American||17.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1%|
|Some other race||2.2%|
The median household income in ZIP Code 31503 is $40,981, while the region's mean household income is $55,858. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $21,426. The per capita income in ZIP Code 31503 of $21,426 is approximately 31.03% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $31,067. An estimated 16.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately75.79% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 17.1% of the population in 31503 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 15.0% earn $25,000 to $34,999 per year, and 1.4% of 31503 residents earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||9.3%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||5.5%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||14.2%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||15.0%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||12.8%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||17.1%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||11.9%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||10.7%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||1.4%|
|$200,000 or more per year||1.9%|
In ZIP Code 31503, 79.1% of the population graduated high school, while 13.5% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 6.8% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 5.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 39.0% in this Ware County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||6.8%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||14.1%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||39.0%|
|Some college, no degree||17.7%|
|Graduate or professional degree||5.4%|
Residents of ZIP Code 31503 are older than average. The median age of 41.8 years in ZIP Code 31503 is approximately 9.71% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 75.6% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 20.8% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.0% of the population in 31503 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 11.6% are aged 25 to 34 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.2% of 31503 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||6.8%|
|5 to 9 years||7.3%|
|10 to 14 years||5.4%|
|15 to 19 years||7.0%|
|20 to 24 years||5.1%|
|25 to 34 years||11.6%|
|35 to 44 years||10.3%|
|45 to 54 years||15.0%|
|55 to 59 years||7.5%|
|60 to 64 years||7.3%|
|65 to 74 years||9.5%|
|75 to 84 years||5.9%|
|85 years and over||1.2%|
In ZIP Code 31503, 94.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 4.7% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 1.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Ware County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||1.2%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.0%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 31503, an estimated 23.0% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 15.3% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 1.5% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Ware County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||2.8%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||1.5%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||12.0%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||23.0%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||14.6%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||15.3%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||9.5%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||11.4%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||3.3%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||6.7%|
In 31503, 52.2% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 2.8% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 22.2 minutes. Approximately 18.9% of the employed population 16 years and over in 31503 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 15.0% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.7% of 31503 workers 16 years and over work in information.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||3.8%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||9.1%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||5.0%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||3.5%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||18.9%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||7.9%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.9%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 31503 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 40.4% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 31503 is high cholesterol, as approximately 35.7% of adults 18 and older in this Ware County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||40.4%|
|Coronary heart disease||8.6%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||6.5%|
|Chronic kidney disease||3.8%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 31503 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 87.5% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 76.7% of those 18 and above in 31503 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 31503 include obesity (36.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (36.0% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||76.1%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||46.4%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||76.7%|
|Current access to health insurance||75.4%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||34.2%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||36.0%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 31503 of 11.6¢/kWh. This rate is about 14.14% less than the average rate in Georgia, and approximately 25.83% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 31503 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.49 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 33.25% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 16.69% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 31503||11.6¢/kWh||9.29¢/kWh||5.72¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 31503||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 31503, debt collection have received the most complaints in 31503 in the past 12 months. received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Ware County region was attempts to collect debt not owed.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Attempts to collect debt not owed||1|