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ZIP Code 29169

Primary City:West Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
County: Lexington County
Timezone: Eastern (2:25pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.99, -81.10
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29169

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29169. 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 29169. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29169, 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:
West Columbia, SC
Unacceptable:
Cayce, Cayce-west Columbia, Dixiana, Kathwood, Pineridge, Saluda Gardens, Saluda Terrace, South Congaree, Springdale, Westover Acres

Stats and Demographics for the 29169 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29169 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29169 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29169 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,845
Population Density 1,905 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,454
Median Home Value $131,700
Land Area 11.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,050
Median Household Income $40,298

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7815674766011,1171,144857720719696700697545432255293219280
Female8156004845561,069992736620584675766689660510446441440663
Total1,5961,1679601,1572,1862,1361,5931,3401,3031,3711,4661,3861,205942701734659943

Gender

 Male 11,099 49%
 Female 11,746 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,339 67.1%
 Black Or African American 4,152 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.7%
 Asian 406 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 2,255 9.9%
 Two Or More Races 533 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner945176478941,113849744359
Renter7481,315811753492230242242
Total8421,8321,4581,6471,6051,079986601

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,428 34%
 Single Guardian 1,877 19%
 Singles 3,723 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,022 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,633 76%
 Households with Kids 2,417 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male167140162138135109100110113104111779490102104101135159163
Female151166165162151116139969810210010193888798114119138198
Total318306327300286225239206211206211178187178189202215254297361

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29169 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 29169 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 29169 real estate data, the median home value of $131,700 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 29169. Rentals in 29169 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29169 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,322 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 353 1.5%
 Other Institutional 67 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 103 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,134 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,083 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,833 42%
 Households Vacant 1,404 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 809 58%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 171 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 335 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 2%
 1 Bedroom 893 20%
 2 Bedroom 2,474 54%
 3+ Bedroom 1,084 24%
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 $40,298 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29169 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. More commuters in 29169 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,954 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,193 22%
 No Earnings 6,773 36%
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 7,954 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,193 22%
 No Earnings 6,773 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,743 91.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 64 0.6%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 547 5.2%
 Worked at Home 249 2.3%
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 1,215 16%
 High School Graduate 3,255 42%
 Associate's degree 520 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,854 24%
 Master's degree 591 8%
 Professional school degree 174 2%
 Doctorate degree 125 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,970 70.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 291 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 555 19.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29169

ZIP Code 29169 is in the Lexington 02 School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29169.

Brookland Cayce Grammar School No. 1
114 Hook Ave
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 02 School District
Pineview Elementary
3035 Leaphart Rd
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 02 School District
Saluda River Academy for the Arts
1520 Duke Ave
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 02 School District
Northside Middle School
157 Cougar Dr
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 02 School District
Grace Christian School
416 Denham Ave
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Colonial Christian Academy
1110 Meeting St
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Glenforest School
1041 Harbor Dr
West Columbia, SC 29169
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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