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ZIP Code 29212

Primary City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (11:04pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.08, -81.17
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29212. 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 29212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29212, 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:
Harbison

Stats and Demographics for the 29212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29212 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 29212 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29212 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,798
Population Density 1,275 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,912
Median Home Value $163,000
Land Area 22.58 sq mi
Water Area 9.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,877
Median Household Income $67,840

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8008229321,2217648858318358541,0321,1281,04699868741627415387
Female8108159049818309689119659911,2051,2781,2291,133767460337237212
Total1,6101,6371,8362,2021,5941,8531,7421,8001,8452,2372,4062,2752,1311,454876611390299

Gender

 Male 13,765 48%
 Female 15,033 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,710 71.9%
 Black Or African American 6,230 21.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.3%
 Asian 822 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1%
 Other Race 263 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 636 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner658311,3832,0832,2331,275545133
Renter35790969454734722217578
Total4221,7402,0772,6302,5801,497720211

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,175 52%
 Single Guardian 1,858 16%
 Singles 3,147 26%
 Singles With Roommate 697 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,241 69%
 Households with Kids 3,636 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male165143159161149157161169186167174206174211241332278225145152
Female154136183176159142170159185164163208182187215228197193148148
Total319279342337308299331328371331337414356398456560475418293300

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29212 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 29212 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 29212 real estate data, the median home value of $163,000 is slightly higher 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 29212. Rentals in 29212 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,569 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 211 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 8 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,794 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,754 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,329 26%
 Households Vacant 1,035 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 480 46.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.5%
 For Sale Only 200 19.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 124 12.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 16.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 886 27.2%
 2 Bedroom 975 30.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,373 42.2%
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 $67,840 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29212 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29212 can expect to fall in that range. 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 11,426 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,765 24%
 No Earnings 6,366 27%
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 11,426 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,765 24%
 No Earnings 6,366 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,443 89.5%
 Public transportation 50 0.3%
 Taxicab 25 0.2%
 Motorcycle 31 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 427 2.8%
 Worked at Home 1,038 6.9%
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 440 5%
 High School Graduate 4,040 42%
 Associate's degree 759 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,753 28%
 Master's degree 1,080 11%
 Professional school degree 350 4%
 Doctorate degree 247 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,483 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 450 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 519 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29212

ZIP Code 29212 is in the Dept of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29212.

Birchwood School
5000 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dept of Juvenile Justice School District
Crossroads Middle School
6949 St Andrews Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 05 School District
Nursery Road Elementary
6706 Nursery Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 05 School District
Harbison West Elementary
257 Crossbow Dr
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington 05 School District
Irmo Middle School
6051 Wescott Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lexington 05 School District
Irmo High School
6671 St Andrews Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lexington 05 School District
MC Gregor Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten
6505 Saint Andrews Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Heights School
5501 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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