Valdosta Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Valdosta, GA

General Valdosta Information

State: Georgia

County: Lowndes County

Close cities: Dasher, GA, Moody AFB, GA, Lakeland, GA, Remerton, GA, Ray City, GA, Naylor, GA, Valdosta, GA, Lake Park, GA, Morven, GA, Hahira, GA

Valdosta Population (census data)
Total 47,567 (+7.3% since 2000)
Male 22,015 (46.3%)
Female 25,552 (53.7%)

Population Density: 1,589 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.8 (US Avg is 100)

Valdosta Elevation: 229 feet above sea level

Land Area: 29.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,234

Zip Codes: 31606, 31603, 31698, 31601, 31604, 31605, and 31602.

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Valdosta Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (48.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (8.1%)
  • United States (7.6%)
  • Irish (6.0%)
  • German (5.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.1%)
  • Italian (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,008 people (2.1%)
  • Latin America (52.2%)
  • Europe (26.1%)
  • Asia (21.7%)

Local Valdosta Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers
NCAA Sports: Florida State University, Florida A&M University

Valdosta School Information

High Schools
Lowndes High School (1112 North Street Augustine Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Lowndes County District)
Valdosta High School (3101 North Forrest Street, Valdosta, GA, 31602 - Valdosta City District)
Middle Schools
Lowndes Middle School (2379 Copeland Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Lowndes County District)
Newbern Middle School (2015 East Park Avenue, Valdosta, GA, 31602 - Valdosta City District)
Valdosta Middle School (110 Burton Avenue, Valdosta, GA, 31602 - Valdosta City District)
Elementary Schools
Clyattville Elementary School (5386 Madison Highway, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Lowndes County District)
Dewar Elementary School (3539 Mt. Zion Church Road, Valdosta, GA, 31605 - Lowndes County District)
Lomax-Pinevale Elementary School (Old Statenville Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Valdosta City District)
Mason Elementary School (1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta, GA, 31602 - Valdosta City District)
Moulton-Branch Elementary School (5725 Perimeter Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Lowndes County District)
Nunn Elementary School (2201 North Forrest Street, Valdosta, GA, 31602 - Valdosta City District)
Parker Mathis Elementary School (1500 Lankford Drive, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Lowndes County District)
Pine Grove Elementary School (4023 Pine Grove Road, Valdosta, GA, 31605 - Lowndes County District)
Sallas Mahone Elementary (3686 Lake Laurie Drive, Valdosta, GA, 31605 - Valdosta City District)
Southeast Elementary School (930 Old Statenville Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Valdosta City District)
West Gordon Elementary School (813 West Gordon Street, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Valdosta City District)
Other/Private Schools
Westside School (2470 James Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601 - Lowndes County District)

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