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ZIP Code 29401

Primary City:Charleston, SC (View All Cities)
County: Charleston County
Timezone: Eastern (7:01pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.78, -79.93
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29401. 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 29401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29401, 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:
Charleston, SC
Unacceptable:
Chas

Stats and Demographics for the 29401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29401 is located in southeast South Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29401 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29401 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,895
Population Density 7,024 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,595
Median Home Value $921,900
Land Area 1.55 sq mi
Water Area 1.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,533
Median Household Income $54,405

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male155120936238984492401701491581922173142781841218569
Female1601201001,5561,479499210141128157212303380292228142115158
Total3152401932,1792,377948450311277315404520694570412263200227

Gender

 Male 4,515 41%
 Female 6,380 59%
Gender

Race

 White 9,752 89.5%
 Black Or African American 859 7.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 136 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 104 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner509918029054448021298
Renter91972617514317719915091
Total969825355433721679362189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,321 29%
 Single Guardian 346 8%
 Singles 1,985 44%
 Singles With Roommate 881 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,035 89%
 Households with Kids 498 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2131293826222029232316161919231516191378234
Female3527372922252527211622241721192326575913439
Total56586667484745564439384036404238427661,291673

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29401 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes, universities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 29401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 29401 real estate data, the median home value of $921,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29401. Rentals in 29401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,606 79.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 18 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,078 19.1%
 Military Quarters 188 1.7%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,188 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 765 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,580 46%
 Households Vacant 1,062 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 192 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 146 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 569 54%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 216 9%
 1 Bedroom 763 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,055 42%
 3+ Bedroom 489 19%
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 $54,405 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29401 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. 29401 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 29401 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 3,008 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,605 37%
 No Earnings 3,135 32%
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 3,008 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,605 37%
 No Earnings 3,135 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,679 59.1%
 Public transportation 103 2.3%
 Taxicab 27 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,390 30.7%
 Worked at Home 334 7.4%
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 132 5%
 High School Graduate 455 17%
 Associate's degree 32 1%
 Bachelor's degree 995 37%
 Master's degree 470 17%
 Professional school degree 420 16%
 Doctorate degree 189 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 270 30.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 525 59.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 85 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29401

ZIP Code 29401 is in the Private. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29401.

First Baptist School
48 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Charleston Day School
15 Archdale St
Charleston, SC 29401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mason Preparatory School
56 Halsey Blvd
Charleston, SC 29401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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