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ZIP Code 29406

Primary City:Charleston, SC (View All Cities)
County: Charleston County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.93, -80.02
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29406

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29406. 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 29406. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29406, 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
Acceptable:
N Charleston, North Charleston
Unacceptable:
Chas, No Chas

Stats and Demographics for the 29406 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29406 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 29406 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29406 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,314
Population Density 2,017 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,211
Median Home Value $117,100
Land Area 14.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,650
Median Household Income $35,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5269637477841,8391,9451,33597093585879661548032421419612898
Female1,4379677628631,6171,8191,152849788837832665544408302280210229
Total2,9631,9301,5091,6473,4563,7642,4871,8191,7231,6951,6281,2801,024732516476338327

Gender

 Male 14,753 50%
 Female 14,561 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,469 42.5%
 Black Or African American 11,505 39.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 207 0.7%
 Asian 627 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 57 0.2%
 Other Race 3,640 12.4%
 Two Or More Races 809 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner110848744869791586432132
Renter1,2952,3601,2461,12666524013373
Total1,4053,2081,9901,9951,456826565205

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,440 30%
 Single Guardian 3,096 27%
 Singles 3,746 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,368 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,829 67%
 Households with Kids 3,821 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male299313282281236180199192156180142165142118126153144172189296
Female320285289233195223177207165204140148129141126144158190245280
Total619598571514431403376399321384282313271259252297302362434576

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29406 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 29406 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 29406 real estate data, the median home value of $117,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29406 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29406 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29406 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,997 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 160 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 138 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,112 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,400 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,138 54%
 Households Vacant 1,561 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,008 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1%
 For Sale Only 192 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 257 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,470 21%
 2 Bedroom 3,340 48%
 3+ Bedroom 2,121 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 $35,656 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29406 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, 29406 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 29406 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 10,048 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,034 26%
 No Earnings 6,880 30%
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 10,048 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,034 26%
 No Earnings 6,880 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,669 91.1%
 Public transportation 401 2.9%
 Taxicab 24 0.2%
 Motorcycle 63 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 667 4.8%
 Worked at Home 87 0.6%
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 2,232 27.1%
 High School Graduate 4,255 51.6%
 Associate's degree 545 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,047 12.7%
 Master's degree 144 1.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,197 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 260 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,098 19.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29406

ZIP Code 29406 is in the Charleston 01 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29406.

A. C. Corcoran Elementary
8585 Vistavia Rd
North Charleston, SC 29406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Midland Park Primary
2415 Midland Park Rd
North Charleston, SC 29406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary
4542 Simms St
North Charleston, SC 29406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Matilda Dunston Elementary
1825 Remount Rd
North Charleston, SC 29406
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
North Charleston High School
1087 East Montague Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charleston 01 School District

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