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ZIP Code 29170

Primary City:West Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Gaston
County: Lexington County
Timezone: Eastern (2:51pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.94, -81.14
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29170

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29170. 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 29170. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29170, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 29170 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29170 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 29170 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29170 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,988
Population Density 830 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,588
Median Home Value $125,200
Land Area 24.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,924
Median Household Income $56,415

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6776567017155587016657027077277076025444142872199866
Female632637665655598727675723730821771633590497331263167127
Total1,3091,2931,3661,3701,1561,4281,3401,4251,4371,5481,4781,2351,134911618482265193

Gender

 Male 9,746 49%
 Female 10,242 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,233 81.2%
 Black Or African American 2,516 12.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.4%
 Asian 299 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 438 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 406 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1168781,1591,3611,162889470108
Renter1904514143532031005317
Total3061,3291,5731,7141,365989523125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,044 51%
 Single Guardian 1,452 18%
 Singles 1,931 24%
 Singles With Roommate 497 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,228 66%
 Households with Kids 2,696 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male156132114133140130130133123154136144132135144148143150130138
Female116125150120125130137118127122140134131138120148143130114118
Total272257264253265260267251250276276278263273264296286280244256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29170 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29170 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 29170 real estate data, the median home value of $125,200 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 29170. Rentals in 29170 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29170 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,911 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,518 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,625 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,781 21%
 Households Vacant 664 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 275 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 111 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 208 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 2%
 1 Bedroom 62 3%
 2 Bedroom 1,076 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,054 47%
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 $56,415 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29170 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. More commuters in 29170 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 8,033 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,425 21%
 No Earnings 4,920 30%
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 8,033 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,425 21%
 No Earnings 4,920 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,765 94.2%
 Public transportation 18 0.2%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 197 1.9%
 Worked at Home 371 3.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 622 9.3%
 High School Graduate 4,075 61.2%
 Associate's degree 519 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 996 14.9%
 Master's degree 388 5.8%
 Professional school degree 43 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,569 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 503 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 518 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29170

ZIP Code 29170 is in the Sc Public Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29170.

Midlands Middle College
1260 Lexington Dr
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sc Public Charter School District
White Knoll Middle School
116 White Knoll Way
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
White Knoll Elementary
132 White Knoll Way
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 01 School District
Springdale Elementary
361 Wattling Rd
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 02 School District
R. H. Fulmer Middle School
1614 Walterboro St
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 02 School District
Airport High School
1315 Boston Ave
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lexington 02 School District
Holy Trinity Lutheran School
2930 Pella Ave
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Covenant Christian Academy
3222 Platt Springs Rd
West Columbia, SC 29170
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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