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ZIP Code 29208

Primary City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Elmwood Park|Downtown
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (6:17am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.998, -81.028
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29208. 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 29208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29208, 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
University Of Sc, Usc

Stats and Demographics for the 29208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29208 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29208 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29208 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 695
Population Density 10,492 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 366 53%
 Female 329 47%


 White 579 83.3%
 Black Or African American 67 9.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 26 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 3 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 18 2.6%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 695 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 29208 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 29208 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 29208 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2 0.2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 562 66.6%
 No Earnings 280 33.2%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2 0.2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 562 66.6%
 No Earnings 280 33.2%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 119 50%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 29%
 Worked at Home 51 21%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 29208 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 10 100%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 6 29%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 71%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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