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ZIP Code 29153

Primary City:Sumter, SC (View All Cities)
County: Sumter County
Timezone: Eastern (9:25am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -80.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29153

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29153. 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 29153. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29153, 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:
Sumter, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29153 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29153 is located in central South Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 29153 are primarily black or African American. 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29153 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,633
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,625
Median Home Value $86,400
Land Area 142.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,818
Median Household Income $36,146

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male54456257856645249543746845653259352740533322715912165
Female540524570600478560464505542545627514462363297230154138
Total1,0841,0861,1481,1669301,0559019739981,0771,2201,041867696524389275203

Gender

 Male 7,520 48%
 Female 8,113 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,889 44.1%
 Black Or African American 8,071 51.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.4%
 Asian 80 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 293 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 233 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner57443705945928692423126
Renter148395307292189975615
Total2058381,0121,2371,117789479141

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,664 46%
 Single Guardian 1,564 27%
 Singles 1,355 23%
 Singles With Roommate 235 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,683 63%
 Households with Kids 2,135 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male117921171291361061079611711611611411911311111611412210396
Female1179810611110699116103100118111117961289512113013611894
Total234190223240242205223199217234227231215241206237244258221190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29153 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29153 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 29153 real estate data, the median home value of $86,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29153 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29153 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29153 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,617 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,656 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,663 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,499 23%
 Households Vacant 807 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 19.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2.0%
 For Sale Only 97 12.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 6.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 446 55.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 125 7.3%
 2 Bedroom 423 24.6%
 3+ Bedroom 1,163 67.6%
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 $36,146 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29153 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29153 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 4,292 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,170 17%
 No Earnings 6,251 49%
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 4,292 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,170 17%
 No Earnings 6,251 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,421 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 3%
 Worked at Home 111 2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,306 28%
 High School Graduate 2,419 52%
 Associate's degree 350 8%
 Bachelor's degree 395 8%
 Master's degree 88 2%
 Professional school degree 50 1%
 Doctorate degree 50 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,010 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 288 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 342 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29153

ZIP Code 29153 is in the Sumter 01 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29153.

Chestnut Oaks Middle School
1200 Oswego Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sumter 01 School District
R. E. Davis Elementary
345 Eastern School Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sumter 01 School District
Ebenezer Middle School
3440 Ebenezer Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sumter 01 School District
Mayewood Middle School
4300 East Brewington Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sumter 01 School District
Crestwood High School
2000 Oswego Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sumter 01 School District
William Thomas Academy
1155 Florence Hwy
Sumter, SC 29153
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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