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ZIP Code 29379

Primary City:Union, SC (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31pm)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -81.6
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29379

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29379. 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 29379. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29379, 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:
Union, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29379 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29379 is located in north South Carolina and covers a large 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 29379 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29379 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,186
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,378
Median Home Value $76,100
Land Area 255.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,965
Median Household Income $35,121

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male599580650689466430529539641654725654575437345245160107
Female561580616652552529556608645756763710687490463392277324
Total1,1601,1601,2661,3411,0189591,0851,1471,2861,4101,4881,3641,262927808637437431

Gender

 Male 9,025 47%
 Female 10,161 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,457 64.9%
 Black Or African American 6,301 32.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 66 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 70 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 240 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner664008321,1521,212926640209
Renter19252452849038421313661
Total2589241,3601,6421,5961,139776270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,267 41%
 Single Guardian 2,033 26%
 Singles 2,393 30%
 Singles With Roommate 272 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,424 68%
 Households with Kids 2,541 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1121081451111241011219513912111513913114414315415512311487
Female115115115103107104128135106124107121126138120133140136123107
Total227223260214231205249230245245222260257282263287295259237194

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29379 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29379 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 29379 real estate data, the median home value of $76,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29379 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29379 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29379 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,763 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 80 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 84 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 201 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 58 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,850 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,587 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,528 27%
 Households Vacant 1,413 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 307 21.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Sale Only 124 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 124 8.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 838 59.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 2%
 1 Bedroom 346 15%
 2 Bedroom 902 40%
 3+ Bedroom 976 43%
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 $35,121 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29379 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. Most commuters in 29379 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,449 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,415 22%
 No Earnings 6,876 44%
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 5,449 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,415 22%
 No Earnings 6,876 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,144 95.3%
 Public transportation 10 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 2.5%
 Worked at Home 162 2.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,448 23.3%
 High School Graduate 3,440 55.3%
 Associate's degree 491 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 575 9.2%
 Master's degree 222 3.6%
 Professional school degree 34 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,096 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 255 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 412 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29379

ZIP Code 29379 is in the Union 01 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29379.

Foster Park Elementary
901 Arthur Blvd
Union, SC 29379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union 01 School District
Monarch Elementary
218 Monarch School Dr
Union, SC 29379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union 01 School District
Sims Middle School
2200 Whitmire Hwy
Union, SC 29379
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union 01 School District
Union County High School
1163 Lakeside Dr
Union, SC 29379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union 01 School District
Union County Career and Technology Center
130 West Main St
Union, SC 29379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union 01 School District
Union Christian Day School
331 Meansville Rd
Union, SC 29379
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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