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ZIP Code 29053

Primary City:Gaston, SC (View All Cities)
County: Lexington County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -81.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29053

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29053. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 29053. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29053, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Gaston, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29053 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29053 is located in central South Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29053 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29053 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,830
Population Density 232 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,574
Median Home Value $70,600
Land Area 81.15 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,678
Median Household Income $36,264

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male788725751722620633575650674762685553459324204967130
Female7197216807526316356037176887536796084663751851348379
Total1,5071,4461,4311,4741,2511,2681,1781,3671,3621,5151,3641,161925699389230154109

Gender

 Male 9,322 50%
 Female 9,508 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,882 73.7%
 Black Or African American 3,695 19.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 105 0.6%
 Asian 40 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 573 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 526 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1096201,0321,2521,04557520749
Renter202485403360199943313
Total3111,1051,4351,6121,24466924062

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,153 47%
 Single Guardian 1,702 25%
 Singles 1,372 21%
 Singles With Roommate 451 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,907 59%
 Households with Kids 2,771 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male143155162161158156124131156154149136182130121151147147156142
Female136149158135135123146165152129124151128148154144161171122150
Total279304320296293279270296308283273287310278275295308318278292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29053 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29053 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 29053 real estate data, the median home value of $70,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29053 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29053 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29053 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,734 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,344 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,545 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,789 24%
 Households Vacant 896 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 268 29.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.2%
 For Sale Only 123 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 423 47.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 2%
 2 Bedroom 561 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,251 68%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,264 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29053 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 29053. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,950 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,990 20%
 No Earnings 5,953 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,950 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,990 20%
 No Earnings 5,953 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,784 87.5%
 Public transportation 20 0.3%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 747 9.6%
 Worked at Home 183 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,538 24.8%
 High School Graduate 3,870 62.4%
 Associate's degree 314 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 368 5.9%
 Master's degree 99 1.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,259 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 209 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 653 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29053

ZIP Code 29053 is in the Lexington 04 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29053.

Frances F. Mack Intermediate
161 Gaston St
Gaston, SC 29053
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 04 School District
Sandhills Middle School
582 Meadowfield Rd
Gaston, SC 29053
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lexington 04 School District
Christian Kingdom Academy
850 Valley Ridge Rd
Gaston, SC 29053
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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