Fort Valley, Peach County, GA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Fort Valley?

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There are 8,829 residents in Fort Valley, with a median age of 27.9. Of this, 50.52% are males and 49.48% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.62% of the resident pool in Fort Valley, while non-US-born citizens account for 3.28%. Additionally, 2.1% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 7,144 people in Fort Valley currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 8,829 0.1%
Male Population 4,460 -3.3%
Female Population 4,369 3.9%
Male population 50.52%
Female population 49.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 27.9 2.6%
Citizen US Born 8,354 -1.3%
Citizen not US Born 290 52.6%
Not Citizen 185 12.1%
Citizen US Born 94.62%
Citizen not US Born 3.28%
Not Citizen 2.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 19 58.3%
Moved from Same County 383 -28.7%
Moved from Same State 897 11.2%
Moved from Different State 246 38.2%
Same House as Last Year 7,144 -0.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.22%
Moved from Same County 4.41%
Moved from Same State 10.32%
Moved from Different State 2.83%
Same House as Last Year 82.22%

What are the employment statistics in Fort Valley?

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White-collar workers make up 64.22% of the working population in Fort Valley, while blue-collar employees account for 35.78%. There are also 173 entrepreneurs in Fort Valley (5.38% of the workforce); 2,446 workers employed in private companies (76.1%); and 556 people working in governmental institutions (17.3%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 2,064 9.4%
Blue Collar 1,150 11.4%
White Collar 64.22%
Blue Collar 35.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 173 14.6%
Private Companies 2,446 10.4%
Governmental Workers 556 20.1%
Not for Profit Companies 39 -56.7%
Self Employees 5.38%
Private Companies 76.1%
Governmental Workers 17.3%
Not for Profit Companies 1.21%

How many households are there in Fort Valley?

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There are a total of 3,001 households in Fort Valley, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 60.91% of these Fort Valley households, while non-family units account for the remaining 39.09%. Additionally, 30.76% of households have children and 69.24% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,001 -3.9%
Average People Per Household 2 4.4%
Family Households 1,828 2.2%
Non-family Households 1,173 -12.1%
Family Households 60.91%
Non-family Households 39.09%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 923 2.3%
Households without Children 2,078 -6.4%
Households with Children 30.76%
Households without Children 69.24%

What are the median and average incomes in Fort Valley?

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The average annual household income in Fort Valley is $56,357, while the median household income sits at $30,574 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $56,357 12.6%
Median Household Income $30,574 18.6%
People below Poverty Level 2,328 -16.7%
People above Poverty Level 4,629 11.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Fort Valley?

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There are 3,984 housing units in Fort Valley, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1971. Of the 3,001 occupied housing units in Fort Valley, 41.65% are owner-occupied, while 58.35% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 34.8% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $88,200. In general, housing costs reach $656 per month in Fort Valley.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,984 0.3%
Median Year Built 1971 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 431 48.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 155 -13.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 683 10.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 596 -16.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 850 1.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 452 -17.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 456 0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 200 -2.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 161 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,001 -3.9%
Owner Occupied 1,250 -4.7%
Renter Occupied 1,751 -3.4%
Owner Occupied 41.65%
Renter Occupied 58.35%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 435 1.9%
Without Mortgage 815 -7.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $88,200 8.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $93,700 8.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $656 8.2%
With Mortgage 34.8%
Without Mortgage 65.2%

What is the level of education in Fort Valley?

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Approximately 39.13% of the population in Fort Valley holds a high school degree (that's 2,850 residents), while 36.71% have attained a college certificate (1,321 locals) and 7.84% have a bachelor's degree (571 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 431 0.5%
Some High School 2,850 2.5%
Some College 1,321 -9.2%
Associate Degree 396 -15.9%
Bachelor's Degree 571 2.9%
Graduate Degree 362 28.8%
No High School 5.92%
Some High School 39.13%
Some College 36.71%
Associate Degree 5.44%
Bachelor's Degree 7.84%
Graduate Degree 4.97%

What is the marital status of Fort Valley residents?

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A total of 4,806 people in Fort Valley have never been married (which represents 63.88% of the total population), while 1,703 of them are wedded (22.63%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 190 (2.53%) and 556 (7.39%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 4,806 -0.1%
Married 1,703 -4.0%
Separated 190 -25.5%
Widowed 459 -11.1%
Divorced 556 1.1%
Never Married 63.88%
Married 22.63%
Separated 2.53%
Widowed 6.1%
Divorced 7.39%

What are the most common means of transportation in Fort Valley?

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The top three means of transportation people in Fort Valley use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 2,864 residents commute by car, 159 prefer going to work by walking and 16 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,864 11.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 16 45.5%
TaxiCab 6 -14.3%
Walk 159 18.7%

What is the median and average household income in Fort Valley by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
31030 17,461 5,955 $48,438.00 $69,649.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 31030