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ZIP Code 29306

Primary City:Spartanburg, SC (View All Cities)
County: Spartanburg County
Timezone: Eastern (1:36pm)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.90, -81.92
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29306

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29306. 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 29306. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29306, 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 29306 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29306 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 29306 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29306 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,861
Population Density 834 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,557
Median Home Value $94,400
Land Area 19.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,451
Median Household Income $26,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6845635585454323953713634224794494593432871941387968
Female779598577630688624538501551599556605459401288261206171
Total1,4631,1611,1351,1751,1201,0199098649731,0781,0051,064802688482399285239

Gender

 Male 6,829 43%
 Female 9,032 57%
Gender

Race

 White 4,978 31.4%
 Black Or African American 10,198 64.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.2%
 Asian 218 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 179 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 255 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31218429571710516341106
Renter46778358760549331020084
Total4981,0011,0161,1761,203826541190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,799 28%
 Single Guardian 2,308 36%
 Singles 2,056 32%
 Singles With Roommate 288 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,101 64%
 Households with Kids 2,350 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male126160139118881161331191071239011511511596109128106106110
Female148172160129134112115117120132122101105117115128131122134159
Total274332299247222228248236227255212216220232211237259228240269

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29306 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 29306 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 29306 real estate data, the median home value of $94,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29306 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29306 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29306 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,694 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 101 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 26 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,883 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,039 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,529 47%
 Households Vacant 1,106 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 579 52.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.7%
 For Sale Only 180 16.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 2.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 288 26.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 3%
 1 Bedroom 788 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,430 43%
 3+ Bedroom 976 30%
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 $26,656 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29306 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29306 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 29306 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 3,495 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,102 25%
 No Earnings 5,995 48%
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 3,495 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,102 25%
 No Earnings 5,995 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,117 92.0%
 Public transportation 140 2.5%
 Taxicab 29 0.5%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 3.0%
 Worked at Home 95 1.7%
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 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 917 20%
 High School Graduate 2,260 50%
 Associate's degree 555 12%
 Bachelor's degree 471 11%
 Master's degree 135 3%
 Professional school degree 65 1%
 Doctorate degree 82 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,741 86.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 331 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29306

ZIP Code 29306 is in the Spartanburg 06 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29306.

Woodland Heights Elementary
1216 John B. White Sr. Blvd
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 06 School District
Mary H. Wright Elementary
457 South Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 07 School District
Carver Middle School
467 South Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 07 School District
Spartanburg School District 7 Early Childhood Cent
301 Crescent Ave
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spartanburg 07 School District
First Baptist Weekday Preschool
250 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Academy
384 S Spring St
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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