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ZIP Code 29440

Primary City:Georgetown, SC (View All Cities)
County: Georgetown County
Timezone: Eastern (12:26pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -79.4
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29440

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29440. 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 29440. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29440, 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:
Georgetown, SC
Unacceptable:
Maryville

Stats and Demographics for the 29440 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29440 is located in east South Carolina and covers an extremely 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 29440 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 29440 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,469
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,117
Median Home Value $111,000
Land Area 522.92 sq mi
Water Area 50.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,808
Median Household Income $33,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9309751,0831,0227916518007728039041,003996915687484335207145
Female9129109859418037679698178891,0241,1551,2281,061797571429363345
Total1,8421,8852,0681,9631,5941,4181,7691,5891,6921,9282,1582,2241,9761,4841,055764570490

Gender

 Male 13,503 47%
 Female 14,966 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,629 47.9%
 Black Or African American 13,649 47.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.2%
 Asian 125 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 712 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 286 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner906091,1171,6672,0401,398813270
Renter20965356954543622312148
Total2991,2621,6862,2122,4761,621934318

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,960 46%
 Single Guardian 2,800 26%
 Singles 2,697 25%
 Singles With Roommate 351 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,036 65%
 Households with Kids 3,772 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male178184196184175210199186205240218208191226235213207172195180
Female155197189180172180188173197205206186189199188188197182186153
Total333381385364347390387359402445424394380425423401404354381333

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29440 has a slightly higher 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 29440 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 29440 real estate data, the median home value of $111,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29440 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29440 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29440 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,928 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 217 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 47 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 156 0.5%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,452 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,552 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,804 21%
 Households Vacant 2,309 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 387 16.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 0.9%
 For Sale Only 203 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 925 40.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 717 31.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 181 8%
 1 Bedroom 183 8%
 2 Bedroom 903 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 44%
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 $33,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29440 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29440 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 7,093 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,878 22%
 No Earnings 10,335 46%
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 7,093 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,878 22%
 No Earnings 10,335 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,212 91.5%
 Public transportation 149 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 38 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 445 4.4%
 Worked at Home 219 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. 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 1,848 20.9%
 High School Graduate 5,420 61.4%
 Associate's degree 534 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 624 7.1%
 Master's degree 245 2.8%
 Professional school degree 92 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 62 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,687 84.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 198 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 653 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29440

ZIP Code 29440 is in the Georgetown 01 School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29440.

Brown'S Ferry Elementary
7292 Brown's Ferry Rd
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Kensington Elementary
86 Kensington Blvd
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Maryville Elementary
2125 Poplar St
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Mcdonald Elementary
532 McDonald Rd
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Plantersville Elementary
1668 Exodus Dr
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Sampit Elementary
69 Woodland Ave
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Georgetown Middle School
2400 Anthuan Maybank Dr
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Georgetown High School
2500 Anthuan Maybank Dr
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Georgetown 01 School District
Amikids Georgetown
1590 E CCC Rd
Georgetown, SC 29440
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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