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ZIP Code 29409

Primary City:Charleston, SC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Charleston County
Timezone: Eastern (12:44pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.797, -79.961
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29409

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29409. 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 29409. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29409, 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
The Citadel

Stats and Demographics for the 29409 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29409 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29409 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29409 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,100
Population Density 32,575 people per sq mi
Housing Units 44
Land Area 0.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 37
Median Household Income $190,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,933 92%
 Female 167 8%


 White 1,791 85.3%
 Black Or African American 157 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 57 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 23 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 66 3.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 17 46%
 Single Guardian 6 16%
 Singles 13 35%
 Singles With Roommate 1 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 24 65%
 Households with Kids 13 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29409 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 29409 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 29409 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29409 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 90 4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,010 96%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 84%
 Households Vacant 7 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 41%
 3+ Bedroom 16 59%
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 $190,938 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 29409 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 29409 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29409 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 29409 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 57 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,539 71%
 No Earnings 582 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 57 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,539 71%
 No Earnings 582 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 84 44%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 56%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 29409 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 4 15%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 5 19%
 Professional school degree 11 41%
 Doctorate degree 7 26%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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