GA

National Population : 333,590,059
Georgia State Population : 10,835,660

About Valdosta, GA

Valdosta, GA is located in Lowndes County in the state of Georgia.

The total City Population for Valdosta is about 79,820 with about 606 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 97,657.

The Average Home Value is $92,280.00, which is roughly 34% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,998.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 51% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $33,589.40, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,600.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Valdosta is about 8.2%.

Georgia is ranked #51 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 7.47 out of 100.

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Voting

Lowndes County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 21.69% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.42%
Democratic: 43.4%
Libertarian: 1.18%


Nearby Locations

Lake Park, GA (10.74 mi.)
Hahira, GA (11.87 mi.)
Morven, GA (13.64 mi.)
Quitman, GA (16.44 mi.)
Ray City, GA (17.93 mi.)
Barney, GA (18.50 mi.)
Lakeland, GA (19.41 mi.)
Naylor, GA (19.52 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 31601, 31602, 31605, 31606, 31698
Latitude : 30.871716
Longitude : -83.338028
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 148 ft.
Area Code(s) : 229

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.09
Male Population Estimate : 46.67%
Female Population Estimate : 49.28%
Median Age : 29.4
Male Median Age : 28.8
Female Median Age : 30.2

White Population Estimate : 53.70%
Black Population Estimate : 38.93%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.73%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.09%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.25%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.90%
Other Population Estimate : 2.35%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Valdosta specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lowndes County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lowndes County: About 280 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lowndes County is about 42% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 3% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.