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ZIP Code 29178

Primary City:Whitmire, SC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:19am)
Coordinates:34.5, -81.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29178

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29178. 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 29178. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29178, 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:
Whitmire, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29178 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29178 is located in north 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 29178 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29178 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,377
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,805
Median Home Value $50,400
Land Area 146.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,432
Median Household Income $28,635

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9410811712777997999941291311371159266413518
Female1069493958387951089312712713912410486604652
Total2002022102221601861742071872562582762391961521018170

Gender

 Male 1,658 49%
 Female 1,719 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,360 69.9%
 Black Or African American 926 27.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.5%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner128014121125120212848
Renter258258786229169
Total3716219928931323114457

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 600 42%
 Single Guardian 354 25%
 Singles 428 30%
 Singles With Roommate 50 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,014 71%
 Households with Kids 418 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1422152222182224221835271522202234292215
Female2318201819142519172520171417181615232315
Total3740354041324743394355442939383849524530

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29178 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29178 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 29178 real estate data, the median home value of $50,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29178 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29178 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29178 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,377 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 469 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 604 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 359 20%
 Households Vacant 373 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 18 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 205 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 8%
 2 Bedroom 168 56%
 3+ Bedroom 108 36%
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 $28,635 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29178 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 29178. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 670 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 562 21%
 No Earnings 1,440 54%
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 670 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 562 21%
 No Earnings 1,440 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 938 95.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.6%
 Worked at Home 41 4.2%
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 231 21%
 High School Graduate 637 59%
 Associate's degree 141 13%
 Bachelor's degree 53 5%
 Master's degree 13 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 352 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 15.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29178

ZIP Code 29178 is in the Newberry 01 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29178.

Whitmire Community School (high)
2597 Sc Hwy 66
Whitmire, SC 29178
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newberry 01 School District
Whitmire Community School (elementary)
2597 Sc Hwy 66
Whitmire, SC 29178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newberry 01 School District

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