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ZIP Code 29505

Primary City:Florence, SC (View All Cities)
County: Florence County
Timezone: Eastern (6:58am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -79.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29505. 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 29505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29505, 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:
Florence, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29505 is located in east South Carolina and covers a slightly less 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 29505 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29505 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,279
Population Density 470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,370
Median Home Value $148,000
Land Area 51.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,635
Median Household Income $54,110

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male80584184384165667978576372982575573570847933823518691
Female781805835815779812889943900925885891828594479352232240
Total1,5861,6461,6781,6561,4351,4911,6741,7061,6291,7501,6401,6261,5361,073817587418331

Gender

 Male 11,294 47%
 Female 12,985 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,325 63.1%
 Black Or African American 7,966 32.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.2%
 Asian 430 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 183 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 317 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner758591,2831,4731,5661,019559155
Renter2826765504573522079032
Total3571,5351,8331,9301,9181,226649187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,870 51%
 Single Guardian 1,873 19%
 Singles 2,475 26%
 Singles With Roommate 417 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,299 65%
 Households with Kids 3,336 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male152161174167176185174156150182173153153182184177163174143150
Female155164146162185160162142156163190157178147166176150183140147
Total307325320329361345336298306345363310331329350353313357283297

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29505 has a small 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 29505 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 29505 real estate data, the median home value of $148,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29505. Rentals in 29505 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,120 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 156 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,185 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,804 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,646 26%
 Households Vacant 735 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 280 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Sale Only 162 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 111 4%
 1 Bedroom 523 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,126 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,170 40%
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 $54,110 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29505 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 29505 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 9,237 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,009 19%
 No Earnings 7,360 36%
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 9,237 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,009 19%
 No Earnings 7,360 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,421 95.8%
 Public transportation 27 0.2%
 Taxicab 25 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 1.0%
 Worked at Home 333 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 915 12%
 High School Graduate 3,867 49%
 Associate's degree 745 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,368 17%
 Master's degree 586 7%
 Professional school degree 165 2%
 Doctorate degree 180 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,906 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,176 20.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 535 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29505

ZIP Code 29505 is in the Florence 01 School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29505.

Greenwood Elementary
2300 East Howe Springs Rd
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
South Florence High School
3200 South Irby St
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Florence 01 School District
Florence Career Center
126 East Howe Springs Rd
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Florence 01 School District
Southside Middle School
200 East Howe Springs Rd
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Florence 01 School District
Florence Christian School
2308 S Itby St
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christian Assembly Daycare & Kindergarten
401 Pamplico Hwy
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Highland Park Kindergarten
1300 2nd Loop Rd
Florence, SC 29505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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