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ZIP Code 29201

Primary City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (3:42am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.98, -81.02
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29201. 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 29201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29201, 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:
Columbia, SC
Unacceptable:
Market Center, Olympia, State Hospital

Stats and Demographics for the 29201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29201 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 29201 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29201 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,594
Population Density 1,803 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,861
Median Home Value $159,300
Land Area 11.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,255
Median Household Income $29,557

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2741671751,3923,9761,121624435359433412378303168108625738
Female2971831521,4924,211850480304283327310340245170120102133113
Total5713503272,8848,1871,9711,104739642760722718548338228164190151

Gender

 Male 10,482 51%
 Female 10,112 49%
Gender

Race

 White 14,301 69.4%
 Black Or African American 5,000 24.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.3%
 Asian 671 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 213 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 325 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19546136038942122714569
Renter2,9901,37046944833417314955
Total3,1851,831829837755400294124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,158 14%
 Single Guardian 911 11%
 Singles 3,348 41%
 Singles With Roommate 2,838 34%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,439 90%
 Households with Kids 816 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male65454951333638362437324230342426423039971,290
Female65644753344230423540312124362639552901,0821,454
Total13010996104677868785977636354705065975932,0792,744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29201 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 29201 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 29201 real estate data, the median home value of $159,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29201. Rentals in 29201 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,884 82.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 191 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 20 0.1%
 College Student Housing 2,935 14.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 529 2.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,660 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 607 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,988 61%
 Households Vacant 1,606 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 768 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 227 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 353 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 211 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 342 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,696 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,586 28%
 3+ Bedroom 1,972 35%
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 $29,557 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29201 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 29201 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 29201 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,755 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,285 53%
 No Earnings 4,433 23%
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 4,755 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,285 53%
 No Earnings 4,433 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,339 83.2%
 Public transportation 243 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 46 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,115 11.1%
 Worked at Home 284 2.8%
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 401 9%
 High School Graduate 1,427 34%
 Associate's degree 177 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,368 32%
 Master's degree 492 12%
 Professional school degree 167 4%
 Doctorate degree 191 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,083 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 148 11.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29201

ZIP Code 29201 is in the Richland 01 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29201.

Logan Elementary
815 Elmwood Ave
Columbia, SC 29201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
St Peters Catholic School
1035 Hampton St
Columbia, SC 29201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
3000 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Daniel'S Christian School
1812 Washington St
Columbia, SC 29201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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