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ZIP Code 29477

Primary City:Saint George, SC (View All Cities)
County: Dorchester County
Timezone: Eastern (3:58am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -80.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29477

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29477. 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 29477. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29477, 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:
Saint George, SC
Unacceptable:
St George

Stats and Demographics for the 29477 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29477 is located in central South Carolina and covers a slightly higher than average 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 29477 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29477 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,789
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,068
Median Home Value $99,700
Land Area 110.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,668
Median Household Income $31,273

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male199222218257199181181179233261261211222160154894137
Female177195215220177182172189225263263246257212151123116101
Total376417433477376363353368458524524457479372305212157138

Gender

 Male 3,305 49%
 Female 3,484 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,360 49.5%
 Black Or African American 3,279 48.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.7%
 Asian 18 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 56 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2114131642947437221776
Renter4311892147104723214
Total6425940857657844424990

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,165 44%
 Single Guardian 618 23%
 Singles 787 29%
 Singles With Roommate 98 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,830 69%
 Households with Kids 838 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4047314961513834384245414149514759613947
Female3333393641423040425741393741484362382937
Total738070851029368748099868078909990121996884

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29477 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29477 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 29477 real estate data, the median home value of $99,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29477. Rentals in 29477 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29477 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,483 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 216 3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 90 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,047 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 999 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 622 20%
 Households Vacant 400 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 9.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 30 7.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 5.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 11.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 264 66.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 8%
 1 Bedroom 56 8%
 2 Bedroom 330 49%
 3+ Bedroom 236 35%
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 $31,273 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29477 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. However, that is not the case in 29477. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,851 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 783 15%
 No Earnings 2,598 50%
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 1,851 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 783 15%
 No Earnings 2,598 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,234 91.3%
 Public transportation 14 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 4.7%
 Worked at Home 78 3.2%
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 449 20.1%
 High School Graduate 1,404 63.0%
 Associate's degree 96 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 203 9.1%
 Master's degree 73 3.3%
 Professional school degree 5 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 937 77.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 105 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 165 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29477

ZIP Code 29477 is in the Dorchester 04 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29477.

St. George Middle School
600 Minus St
St. George, SC 29477
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dorchester 04 School District
William Memorial Elementary
290 South Metts St
St. George, SC 29477
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dorchester 04 School District
Dorchester Academy
234 Academy Rd
St. George, SC 29477
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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