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ZIP Code 29479

Primary City:Saint Stephen, SC (View All Cities)
County: Berkeley County
Timezone: Eastern (9:30pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -79.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29479. 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 29479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29479, 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 Stephen, SC
Acceptable:
Alvin

Stats and Demographics for the 29479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29479 is located in east 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 29479 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 29479 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,337
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,203
Median Home Value $102,100
Land Area 92.99 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,767
Median Household Income $38,538

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male233285283293224208161148225265253226252194111703935
Female2412402702811912131852142452692992802622191459878102
Total474525553574415421346362470534552506514413256168117137

Gender

 Male 3,505 48%
 Female 3,832 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,691 36.7%
 Black Or African American 4,461 60.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 73 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 83 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3416931145652137916066
Renter50136110153107772414
Total8430542160962845618480

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,244 45%
 Single Guardian 701 25%
 Singles 733 26%
 Singles With Roommate 89 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,775 64%
 Households with Kids 992 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4358415557566952514566695350606660584950
Female4553465147404751556251586039566962474736
Total881118710610496116103106107117127113891161351221059686

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29479 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29479 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 29479 real estate data, the median home value of $102,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29479. Rentals in 29479 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,253 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 84 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 1,032 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,064 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 671 21%
 Households Vacant 436 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 28 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 251 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 3%
 1 Bedroom 38 6%
 2 Bedroom 155 26%
 3+ Bedroom 378 64%
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 $38,538 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29479 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 29479 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. Most commuters in 29479 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,943 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 860 14%
 No Earnings 3,259 54%
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 1,943 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 860 14%
 No Earnings 3,259 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,272 95.5%
 Public transportation 25 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 2.9%
 Worked at Home 7 0.3%
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 525 20.7%
 High School Graduate 1,478 58.3%
 Associate's degree 220 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 216 8.5%
 Master's degree 70 2.8%
 Professional school degree 12 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,593 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 129 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29479

ZIP Code 29479 is in the Berkeley 01 School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29479.

St. Stephen Elementary
1053 Russellville Rd
St. Stephen, SC 29479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berkeley 01 School District
St. Stephen Middle School
225 Carolina Ave
St. Stephen, SC 29479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Berkeley 01 School District
Timberland High School
1418 Gravel Hill Rd
St. Stephen, SC 29479
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Berkeley 01 School District
Miracle Academy Preparatory School
1019 Bethel Rd
St. Stephen, SC 29479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Christian Academy
2223 Harristown Rd
St. Stephen, SC 29479
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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