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ZIP Code 29223

Primary City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Northeast
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (5:07pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.09, -80.93
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29223

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29223. 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 29223. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29223, 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:
North Pointe, Northeast

Stats and Demographics for the 29223 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29223 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 29223 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 29223 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 50,141
Population Density 1,966 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,155
Median Home Value $143,700
Land Area 25.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,278
Median Household Income $51,040

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7321,6431,6861,7311,6011,9151,5961,5291,4711,4861,6011,4891,329903577494334217
Female1,6581,5871,6701,6241,8002,1431,9741,7501,7531,9142,0081,8061,5361,073812651481567
Total3,3903,2303,3563,3553,4014,0583,5703,2793,2243,4003,6093,2952,8651,9761,3891,145815784

Gender

 Male 23,334 47%
 Female 26,807 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,857 37.6%
 Black Or African American 25,323 50.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 212 0.4%
 Asian 1,913 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 86 0.2%
 Other Race 2,319 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,431 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner981,1091,8142,6572,9571,8311,061237
Renter8812,8061,9241,454849295189116
Total9793,9153,7384,1113,8062,1261,250353

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,338 41%
 Single Guardian 4,983 25%
 Singles 5,781 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,176 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,337 66%
 Households with Kids 6,941 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male354348353336341328323355296344323346337336372367375324293291
Female334344329316304323321336303350350329335306364346357293264315
Total688692682652645651644691599694673675672642736713732617557606

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29223 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29223 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 29223 real estate data, the median home value of $143,700 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 29223. Rentals in 29223 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29223 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,548 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 560 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,088 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,676 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,514 38%
 Households Vacant 1,877 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,029 54.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 55 2.9%
 For Sale Only 362 19.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 4.0%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 314 16.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 121 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,794 20%
 2 Bedroom 3,830 43%
 3+ Bedroom 3,072 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 $51,040 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29223 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. More commuters in 29223 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 18,809 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,434 23%
 No Earnings 12,093 30%
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 18,809 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,434 23%
 No Earnings 12,093 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,764 94.4%
 Public transportation 178 0.7%
 Taxicab 34 0.1%
 Motorcycle 41 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 310 1.2%
 Worked at Home 858 3.4%
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 1,661 10%
 High School Graduate 7,356 46%
 Associate's degree 1,252 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,363 21%
 Master's degree 1,443 9%
 Professional school degree 448 3%
 Doctorate degree 407 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,820 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 935 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,124 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29223

ZIP Code 29223 is in the Richland 02 School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29223.

L. W. Conder Elementary
8040 Hunt Club Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Joseph Keels Elementary
7500 Springcrest Dr
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
L. B. Nelson Elementary
225 North Brickyard Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Windsor Elementary
9800 Dunbarton Dr
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
E. L. Wright Middle School
2740 Alpine Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Polo Road Elementary
1250 Polo Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Richland Northeast High School
7500 Brookfield Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 02 School District
Palmetto State E-Cademy
115 Atrium Way
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sc Public Charter School District
Provost Academy South Carolina
400 Arbor Lake Dr B800
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sc Public Charter School District
St John Neumann Catholic Elementary School
721 Polo Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Full Gospel Christian Academy
10014 Two Notch Rd B
Columbia, SC 29223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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