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31516 is the zip code for

Blackshear, GA

Also in this location:
Waycross, GA
Patterson, GA

Total population
14,735
Housing units
6,192
Land area
(sq. miles)
150.51
Density
(people per sq. mile)
97.90
Water area
(sq. miles)
14.09

Demographic data for zip code 31516

Gender:

Male
7,167
Female
7,568
Median age
Male
37.00
Female
39.30
Gender

Households:

Total households
5,556
Family households
4,116
Nonfamily households
1,440
Average household size
2.63
Average family size
3.05
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
6,192
Occupied housing units
5,556
Owner-occupied
4,175
Renter-occupied
1,381
Vacant housing units
636
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,056
5 to 9 years
1,088
10 to 14 years
1,063
15 to 19 years
1,019
20 to 24 years
784
25 to 34 years
1,743
35 to 44 years
1,974
45 to 54 years
2,085
55 to 59 years
905
60 to 64 years
991
65 to 74 years
1,226
75 to 84 years
599
85 years and over
202
Median age
38.30
Age

Race:

White
12,534
Hispanic or Latino
605
Black or African American
1,307
Asian
44
American Indian & Alaska Native
58
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
12
Other (One Race)
6
Two or More Races
169
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 31516

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
10,928
Civilian labor force
6,072
Employed
5,586
Unemployed
486
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
4,856
Percent Unemployed
8.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,394
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
4,629
Carpooled
397
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
0
Other means
85
Worked at home
283
Mean travel time
22.9 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,586
Management / business / science / arts
1,452
Service
1,102
Sales / office
1,248
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
608
Production / transportation / material moving
1,176
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,586
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
179
Construction
374
Manufacturing
587
Wholesale trade
224
Retail trade
782
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
632
Information
109
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
142
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
307
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,245
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
468
Public administration
341
Other services
196
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,586
Private wage & salary workers
4,139
Government workers
1,023
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
424
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
5,345
Less than $10,000
612
$10,000 to $14,999
344
$15,000 to $24,999
638
$25,000 to $34,999
954
$35,000 to $49,999
842
$50,000 to $74,999
749
$75,000 to $99,999
616
$100,000 to $149,999
511
$150,000 to $199,999
40
$200,000 or more
39
Median household income
$36,482
Mean household income
$48,273
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
18.7%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 31516

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Blackshear Elementary School
5217 North Highway 121
(912) 449-20881,21263413.6
Pierce County High School
4850 County Farm Road
(912) 449-205594936516.6
Pierce County Middle School
5216 County Farm Road
(912) 449-207775030614.5

Universities and Colleges around 31516

NameAddressPhone
Brewton-Parker College304 Barnes Street
Baxley, GA 31513
(912) 366-0050
Adult Education Center332 West 12th Street
Alma, GA 31510
(912) 632-6659

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 31516

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Appling Healthcare System
163 East Tollison Street
Baxley, GA 31513
(912) 367-984139
Bacon County Hospital
302 South Wayne Street
Alma, GA 31510
(912) 632-8961126
Camden Medical Center
2000 Dan Proctor Drive
Saint Marys, GA 31558
(912) 576-620040
Charlton Memorial Hospital1203 North Third Street
Folkston, GA 31537
(912) 496-253124
Coffee Regional Medical Center
1101 Ocilla Road
Douglas, GA 31533
(912) 384-190088
Focus By-The-Sea2927 Demere Road
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 638-199998
Jeff Davis Hospital1215 South Tallahassee Street
Hazlehurst, GA 31539
(912) 375-778150
Satilla Regional Medical Ctr410 Darling Avenue
Waycross, GA 31501
(912) 283-3030116
Southeast Georgia Reg Med Ctr3100 Kemble Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520
(912) 466-7000273
Wayne Memorial Hospital
865 South First Street
Jesup, GA 31598
(912) 427-6811127

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 31516

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Comfort Inn Blackshear155 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516
 7075

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 31516

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Bears Den The226 S Highway Ave
Blackshear, GA 31516
Barbecue912-449-5010
Carters Fried Chicken517 Gordon St
Blackshear, GA 31516
Fast Food912-449-5527
McDonald's114 Gordon St
Blackshear, GA 31516
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches912-449-3397
Mikeys Pizza348 N Highway Ave # 82
Blackshear, GA 31516
Pizza912-449-5220
Odeans Family Foods720 E US Highway 84
Blackshear, GA 31516
Fast Food912-449-6140
Pizza Hut3504 US Hwy 84
Blackshear, GA 31516
Italian, Pizza, Salads912-449-0757
Subway Sandwiches & Salads210 W Us Highway 84
Blackshear, GA 31516
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches912-449-1956

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Georgia

Georgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA; a state in southeastern United States - one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Georgia is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. It was the last of the Thirteen Colonies to be established, in 1733. It was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. It seceded from the Union on January 21, 1861 and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state to be readmitted to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is the ninth-largest state in the nation by population, with an estimated 9,544,750 residents as of July 1, 2007. It is also the fourth fastest growing state in terms of numeric gain and ninth in terms of percent gain, adding 162,447 residents at a rate of 1.7 percent. From 2006 to 2007, Georgia had 18 counties among the nation's 100 fastest-growing counties, the most of any state. Georgia is also known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is the capital, and the most populous city.


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