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ZIP Code 29405

Primary City:North Charleston, SC (View All Cities)
County: Charleston County
Timezone: Eastern (1:13pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.85, -79.99
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29405

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29405. 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 29405. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29405, 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:
North Charleston, SC
Acceptable:
Charleston, N Charleston
Unacceptable:
Chas, Chas Hgts, No Chas, Pinehaven

Stats and Demographics for the 29405 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29405 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29405 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 29405 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,328
Population Density 1,771 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,347
Median Home Value $108,300
Land Area 14.87 sq mi
Water Area 2.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,755
Median Household Income $24,650

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0588477989301,1561,1369798018661,030993867658426266202160168
Female9418126988649561,046901719820920977823664497357320347325
Total1,9991,6591,4961,7942,1122,1821,8801,5201,6861,9501,9701,6901,322923623522507493

Gender

 Male 13,341 51%
 Female 12,987 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,705 25.5%
 Black Or African American 18,569 70.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 98 0.4%
 Asian 166 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 363 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 404 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner43383517852945675575303
Renter4301,2771,0421,21493436314755
Total4731,6601,5592,0661,8791,038722358

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,322 24%
 Single Guardian 3,508 36%
 Singles 3,151 32%
 Singles With Roommate 774 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,697 69%
 Households with Kids 3,058 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male240218247176180168176162161177164158150149131145190243221228
Female206182171185180175142166149139159140121139162152181200169180
Total446400418361360343318328310316323298271288293297371443390408

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29405 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 29405 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 29405 real estate data, the median home value of $108,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29405 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29405 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29405 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,056 91.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,778 6.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 44 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 145 0.6%
 Other Institutional 34 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 271 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,672 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,621 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,462 48%
 Households Vacant 1,592 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 855 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 2%
 For Sale Only 181 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 443 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 975 18.3%
 2 Bedroom 2,439 45.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,891 35.5%
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 $24,650 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29405 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. Residents in ZIP code 29405 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 29405 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 6,597 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,400 33%
 No Earnings 8,476 38%
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 6,597 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,400 33%
 No Earnings 8,476 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,388 82.7%
 Public transportation 930 9.2%
 Taxicab 33 0.3%
 Motorcycle 73 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 432 4.3%
 Worked at Home 290 2.9%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,404 34.8%
 High School Graduate 4,928 50.4%
 Associate's degree 502 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 628 6.4%
 Master's degree 219 2.2%
 Professional school degree 65 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,166 81.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 3.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 803 15.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29405

ZIP Code 29405 is in the Charleston 01 School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29405.

Charleston School of the Arts
5109b West Enterprise St
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charleston 01 School District
Military Magnet Academy
2950 Carner Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charleston 01 School District
North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary
1600 Saranac St
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charleston 01 School District
Palmetto Scholars Academy
2415 Ave F
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sc Public Charter School District
Chicora Elementary
1912 Success Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Edmund A. Burns Elementary
3750 Dorchester Rd
Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Mary Ford Elementary
3180 Thomasina McPerson Blvd
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Memminger Elementary
2685 Leeds Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Morningside Middle School
1999 Singley Ln
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
North Charleston Elementary
4921 Durant Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
James Simons Elementary
2685 Leeds Ave
Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Charleston Progressive
1600 Saranac St
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Academic Magnet High School
5109a West Enterprise St
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Garrett Academy of Technology
2731 Gordon St
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Gregg Mathis Charter High (youthbuild)
2872 Azalea Dr
Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charleston 01 School District
St John Catholic School
3921 Saint Johns Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Owens Christian Academy
3377 Ridgeway St
Charleston, SC 29405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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