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ZIP Code 29229

Primary City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Northeast
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (7:14am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.12, -80.87
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29229. 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 29229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29229, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 29229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29229 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 29229 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29229 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,229
Population Density 2,156 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,734
Median Home Value $160,600
Land Area 20.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,678
Median Household Income $63,753

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8552,0972,0771,7129711,2971,7211,8661,6961,5511,1838977564832501367046
Female1,8142,0202,0471,7431,0841,7522,1342,3412,0741,8751,4031,17886952531718912674
Total3,6694,1174,1243,4552,0553,0493,8554,2073,7703,4262,5862,0751,6251,008567325196120

Gender

 Male 20,664 47%
 Female 23,565 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,566 37.5%
 Black Or African American 23,703 53.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.2%
 Asian 1,637 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 65 0.1%
 Other Race 730 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,431 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1162,4383,5593,0581,93187627448
Renter2611,1641,06750824789366
Total3773,6024,6263,5662,17896531054

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,652 55%
 Single Guardian 3,395 22%
 Singles 3,062 20%
 Singles With Roommate 569 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,866 50%
 Households with Kids 7,812 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male377370394401405413421432426410437424400406407372399308226204
Female338369415368386410420386418430394419422382406402390320225209
Total715739809769791823841818844840831843822788813774789628451413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29229 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29229 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 29229 real estate data, the median home value of $160,600 is slightly higher 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 29229. Rentals in 29229 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,226 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,401 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 899 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,378 20%
 Households Vacant 1,056 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 329 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 415 39%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 252 6.9%
 2 Bedroom 858 23.3%
 3+ Bedroom 2,554 69.5%
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 $63,753 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29229 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. However, that is not the case in 29229. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 16,280 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,474 24%
 No Earnings 7,753 25%
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 16,280 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,474 24%
 No Earnings 7,753 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,199 96.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 9 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 216 1.0%
 Worked at Home 583 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 601 5%
 High School Graduate 4,825 44%
 Associate's degree 961 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,055 28%
 Master's degree 1,190 11%
 Professional school degree 208 2%
 Doctorate degree 160 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,548 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,125 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 781 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29229

ZIP Code 29229 is in the Richland 02 School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29229.

Rice Creek Elementary
4751 Hard Scrabble Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Killian Elementary
2621 Clemson Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Sandlapper Elementary
1001 Longtown Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Longleaf Middle School
1160 Longreen Parkway
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
North Springs Elementary
1300 Clemson Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Summit Parkway Middle School
200 Summit Parkway
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
South Carolina Calvert Academy
100 Summit Parkway
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sc Public Charter School District
Ridge View High School
4801 Hard Scrabble Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 02 School District
Spring Valley High School
120 Sparkleberry Ln
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 02 School District
Richland Two Charter High School
750 Old Clemson Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland 02 School District
Chesterbrook Academy
1050 Wildwood Centre Dr
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hope Academy
1301 Summit Pkwy
Columbia, SC 29229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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