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ZIP Code 29303

Primary City:Spartanburg, SC (View All Cities)
County: Spartanburg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:24pm)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.00, -81.98
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29303. 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 29303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29303, 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:
Spartanburg, SC
Unacceptable:
Sptbg

Stats and Demographics for the 29303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29303 is located in northwest 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29303 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29303 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,058
Population Density 803 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,308
Median Home Value $83,000
Land Area 31.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,883
Median Household Income $26,855

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8217266671,1751,664973894887795850751633515416291241106113
Female7986955881,3841,944757670646692691722671556466381329260290
Total1,6191,4211,2552,5593,6081,7301,5641,5331,4871,5411,4731,3041,071882672570366403

Gender

 Male 12,518 50%
 Female 12,540 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,936 55.6%
 Black Or African American 8,286 33.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.3%
 Asian 532 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 1,693 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 513 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner88465707893917722510173
Renter1,13688773571251725213039
Total1,2241,3521,4421,6051,434974640212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,955 33%
 Single Guardian 2,149 24%
 Singles 3,038 34%
 Singles With Roommate 741 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,172 69%
 Households with Kids 2,711 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male160185180155159125139161142140134125136132150135156255479458
Female17017115512615216313813111113412412699105115104144354667634
Total3303563352813112882772922532742582512352372652393006091,1461,092

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29303 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 29303 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1990s. Looking at 29303 real estate data, the median home value of $83,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29303 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29303 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,183 85%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,205 5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 259 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,055 8%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 356 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,708 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,767 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,408 43%
 Households Vacant 1,425 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 790 55.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.7%
 For Sale Only 160 11.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 2.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 410 28.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 306 7%
 1 Bedroom 871 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,864 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,534 34%
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 $26,855 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29303 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 29303 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 4,896 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,966 34%
 No Earnings 8,521 42%
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 4,896 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,966 34%
 No Earnings 8,521 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,103 93.9%
 Public transportation 5 0.1%
 Taxicab 22 0.3%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 339 3.9%
 Worked at Home 155 1.8%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,713 36.3%
 High School Graduate 3,826 51.2%
 Associate's degree 340 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 499 6.7%
 Master's degree 52 0.7%
 Professional school degree 28 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,495 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 247 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 604 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29303

ZIP Code 29303 is in the Spartanburg 06 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29303.

Fairforest Elementary
1005 Mount Zion Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 06 School District
Lone Oak Elementary
7314 Lone Oak Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 06 School District
The Cleveland Academy of Leadership
151 Franklin St
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 07 School District
W. Herbert Chapman Elementary
230 Bryant Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 07 School District
Fairview Christian Academy & Child Development Cen
2058 Chesnee Hwy
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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