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ZIP Code 29073

Primary City:Lexington, SC (View All Cities)
County: Lexington County
Timezone: Eastern (4:54am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.9, -81.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29073

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29073. 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 29073. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29073, 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:
Lexington, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29073 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29073 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 29073 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 a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29073 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,775
Population Density 508 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,511
Median Home Value $125,500
Land Area 80.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,405
Median Household Income $52,158

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5401,5041,5111,4531,1691,4281,4681,5751,4821,6071,4761,139994706439261138110
Female1,5191,4721,4251,4131,1871,5691,4551,5701,5141,6021,5801,3201,131749481323240225
Total3,0592,9762,9362,8662,3562,9972,9233,1452,9963,2093,0562,4592,1251,455920584378335

Gender

 Male 20,000 49%
 Female 20,775 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,945 85.7%
 Black Or African American 3,702 9.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 212 0.5%
 Asian 302 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 829 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 763 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2482,0382,5952,9872,3631,372547128
Renter2997927206133501809479
Total5472,8303,3153,6002,7131,552641207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,208 53%
 Single Guardian 2,975 19%
 Singles 3,367 22%
 Singles With Roommate 855 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,382 61%
 Households with Kids 6,023 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male310305315308304309285317289294336285292304276301326304246238
Female285307302316283318292276303274292289289281287318313294201210
Total595612617624587627577593592568628574581585563619639598447448

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29073 has a small 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 29073 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 29073 real estate data, the median home value of $125,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29073. Rentals in 29073 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29073 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,715 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,513 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,765 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,127 19%
 Households Vacant 1,106 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 330 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 243 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 421 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 235 7.5%
 2 Bedroom 894 28.6%
 3+ Bedroom 1,980 63.3%
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 $52,158 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29073 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 29073 can expect to fall in that range. 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 14,248 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,192 23%
 No Earnings 9,540 31%
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 14,248 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,192 23%
 No Earnings 9,540 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,622 94.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 57 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 330 1.8%
 Worked at Home 736 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,723 13.9%
 High School Graduate 7,107 57.4%
 Associate's degree 1,166 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,680 13.6%
 Master's degree 584 4.7%
 Professional school degree 53 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 77 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,865 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 769 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,088 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29073

ZIP Code 29073 is in the Lexington 01 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29073.

Saxe Gotha Elementary
100 Bill Williamson Court
Lexington, SC 29073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
Oak Grove Elementary
479 Oak Dr
Lexington, SC 29073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
Red Bank Elementary
246 Community Dr
Lexington, SC 29073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
Carolina Springs Elementary
6340 Platt Springs Rd
Lexington, SC 29073
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
Carolina Springs Middle School
6180 Platt Springs Rd
Lexington, SC 29073
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
White Knoll High School
5643 Platt Springs Rd
Lexington, SC 29073
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lexington 01 School District

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