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ZIP Code 29204

Primary City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (12:03am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.03, -81.00
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29204. 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 29204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29204, 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:
Bayview, Edgewood

Stats and Demographics for the 29204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29204 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 29204 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 29204 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,952
Population Density 3,088 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,973
Median Home Value $138,300
Land Area 6.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,000
Median Household Income $32,272

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male659534493980953605583472446536644656436348236218153161
Female5895665141,081972727619533520697778750627425356374328383
Total1,2481,1001,0072,0611,9251,3321,2021,0059661,2331,4221,4061,063773592592481544

Gender

 Male 9,113 46%
 Female 10,839 54%
Gender

Race

 White 7,194 36.1%
 Black Or African American 12,212 61.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.2%
 Asian 107 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 155 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 249 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner605325427941,011647588240
Renter252764610789612274175110
Total3121,2961,1521,5831,623921763350

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,243 28%
 Single Guardian 2,062 26%
 Singles 3,155 39%
 Singles With Roommate 540 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,888 74%
 Households with Kids 2,112 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113127153143122125899999110971001018596125124225410303
Female12712510911813312694971161091068710011211598107279482330
Total240252262261255251183196215219203187201197211223231504892633

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29204 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29204 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 29204 real estate data, the median home value of $138,300 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 29204. Rentals in 29204 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,469 87.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 54 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 383 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,942 9.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 104 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,024 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,390 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,586 40%
 Households Vacant 973 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 467 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 129 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 294 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 206 6%
 1 Bedroom 649 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,720 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,110 30%
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 $32,272 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29204 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 29204 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 5,726 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,661 27%
 No Earnings 6,767 39%
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 5,726 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,661 27%
 No Earnings 6,767 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,223 88.5%
 Public transportation 289 3.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 407 5.0%
 Worked at Home 231 2.8%
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 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 1,060 18%
 High School Graduate 2,379 41%
 Associate's degree 381 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,090 19%
 Master's degree 510 9%
 Professional school degree 257 4%
 Doctorate degree 120 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,182 74.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 370 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 388 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29204

ZIP Code 29204 is in the Richland 01 School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29204.

Carver-Lyon Elementary
2100 Waverly St
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Burton Pack Elementary
111 Garden Dr
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Watkins-Nance Elementary
2525 Barhamville Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Bradley Elementary
3032 Pinebelt Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
W. A. Perry Middle School
2600 Barhamville Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Midlands Math and Business Academy Charter
2638 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
W. G. Sanders Middle School
3455 Pine Belt Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
A. C. Flora High School
1 Falcon Dr
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 01 School District
C. A. Johnson High School
2219 Barhamville Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 01 School District
Samuel A. Heyward Career and Technology Center
3560 Lynhaven Dr
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 01 School District
St Martin De Porres School
2225 Hampton St
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Covenant Classical Christian School
3120 Covenant Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Eastminster Day School
3200 Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Center for Learning
2729 Covenant Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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