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ZIP Code 29488

Primary City:Walterboro, SC (View All Cities)
County: Colleton County
Timezone: Eastern (6:36am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -80.7
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29488

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29488. 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 29488. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29488, 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:
Walterboro, SC
Acceptable:
Ritter

Stats and Demographics for the 29488 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29488 is located in south South Carolina and covers a 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 29488 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 29488 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,220
Population Density 97 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,789
Median Home Value $87,500
Land Area 230.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,496
Median Household Income $33,692

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male791763799811668562591599644761743694641525355288170181
Female809755800764690702644704748874795777710576457308233288
Total1,6001,5181,5991,5751,3581,2641,2351,3031,3921,6351,5381,4711,3511,101812596403469

Gender

 Male 10,586 48%
 Female 11,634 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,274 55.2%
 Black Or African American 9,064 40.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.6%
 Asian 100 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 309 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 346 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner884809101,3091,3321,005590175
Renter2406175305153762008049
Total3281,0971,4401,8241,7081,205670224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,585 42%
 Single Guardian 2,276 27%
 Singles 2,242 26%
 Singles With Roommate 393 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,478 64%
 Households with Kids 3,018 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male172158160162150146142159166160147164168160159188178155131149
Female155182177159167134135158161171141156165167152152180149131141
Total327340337321317280277317327331288320333327311340358304262290

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29488 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 29488 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 29488 real estate data, the median home value of $87,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29488 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29488 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 29488 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,840 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 359 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 21 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,438 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,451 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,607 27%
 Households Vacant 1,293 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 312 24.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1.9%
 For Sale Only 159 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 61 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 177 13.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 558 43.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 3%
 1 Bedroom 337 13%
 2 Bedroom 975 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,226 47%
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 $33,692 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29488 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, 29488 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 29488 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 6,012 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,679 22%
 No Earnings 7,236 43%
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 6,012 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,679 22%
 No Earnings 7,236 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,763 94.8%
 Public transportation 29 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 280 3.4%
 Worked at Home 86 1.1%
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 1,436 21.9%
 High School Graduate 3,556 54.3%
 Associate's degree 617 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 596 9.1%
 Master's degree 195 3.0%
 Professional school degree 35 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 110 1.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,634 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 411 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 704 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29488

ZIP Code 29488 is in the Colleton 01 School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29488.

Northside Elementary
1929 Industrial Rd
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Black Street Early Childhood Center
256 Smith St
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Forest Hills Elementary
633 Hiers Corner Rd
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Hendersonville Elementary
6089 Hendersonville Hwy
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Colleton County Middle School
1379 Tuskegee Airmen Dr
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Colleton County High School
150 Cougar Nation Dr
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center
1069 Thunderbolt Rd
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colleton 01 School District
Colleton Preparatory Academy
165 Academy Rd
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Faith Baptist Academy
64 Hendersonville Hwy
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
North Walterboro Christian Academy
2177 N Jefferies Hwy
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Baptist Kindergarten
125 S Memorial Ave
Walterboro, SC 29488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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