Fortson (zip 31808), Georgia 

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Population

7,099

+6.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$85,543

Median Home Price

$252,100

Best Places to Live in Fortson (zip 31808), Georgia

Small city/Military town - West-central Georgia on Georgia-Alabama border along Chattahoochee River. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 31808 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

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Water recreation
Healthcare
Cons
Employment
Entertainment
Summer heat
 $295,862 
4522 Mountain Ivy Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2695 SqFt
 $229,000 
2128 Smith Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1450 SqFt
 $2,300 
124 Hart Ridge Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3300 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Columbus Metro Area

Columbus, the third largest city in Georgia, among other things supports the large nearby Fort Benning army base. The base occupies the better part of the county and dominates the economy and the local mindset. The area was once a textile producer but has modernized and diversified into financial services, and is in fact headquarters for AFLAC (insurance) and Synovus, a regional banking conglomerate. Even with the transition, the employment picture is fairly bleak.


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City: Fortson
Zip Codes: Fortson (zip 31808)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 445 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fortson (zip 31808) is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fortson (zip 31808) jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fortson (zip 31808)'s cost of living is 0.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fortson (zip 31808)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 31808 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Muscogee county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fortson (zip 31808)'s population is 7,099 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fortson (zip 31808) is $252,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Fortson (zip 31808) public schools spend $9,448 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Fortson (zip 31808). More Education



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JWA - 8/5/2006
Wonderful country lifestyle, needs to improve diversity (all aspects) and educational... Read More

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$295,862
4522 Mountain Ivy Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$229,000
2128 Smith Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$2,300
124 Hart Ridge Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 4

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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Bed 6 | Bath 6

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