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ZIP Code 29506

Primary City:Florence, SC (View All Cities)
County: Florence County
Timezone: Eastern (10:23am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.2, -79.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29506. 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 29506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29506, 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
Acceptable:
Quinby

Stats and Demographics for the 29506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29506 is located in northeast 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 29506 are primarily black or African American. The number of young 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29506 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,960
Population Density 165 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,522
Median Home Value $94,000
Land Area 126.75 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,484
Median Household Income $31,180

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7627006457411,0155755175195556306286855434542331959081
Female7736056198361,608691632596664715733718608520379286206203
Total1,5351,3051,2641,5772,6231,2661,1491,1151,2191,3451,3611,4031,151974612481296284

Gender

 Male 9,568 46%
 Female 11,392 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,339 30.2%
 Black Or African American 13,977 66.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.5%
 Asian 71 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 205 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 266 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner573135528601,132821431115
Renter41072060358344722514471
Total4671,0331,1551,4431,5791,046575186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,525 34%
 Single Guardian 2,523 34%
 Singles 2,020 27%
 Singles With Roommate 416 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,845 65%
 Households with Kids 2,639 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male169157138147149135125145146157107138117126141138138154170298
Female171162130148129121113125117143129110110127115142151150278528
Total340319268295278256238270263300236248227253256280289304448826

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29506 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29506 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 29506 real estate data, the median home value of $94,000 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 29506. Rentals in 29506 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,320 92.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,327 6.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 225 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,498 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,783 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,203 38%
 Households Vacant 1,038 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 484 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 108 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 364 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 4%
 1 Bedroom 320 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,142 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,630 51%
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 $31,180 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29506 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. More commuters in 29506 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,008 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,679 28%
 No Earnings 6,910 42%
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 5,008 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,679 28%
 No Earnings 6,910 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,950 89.3%
 Public transportation 48 0.6%
 Taxicab 64 0.8%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 257 3.3%
 Worked at Home 467 6.0%
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 1,370 23.7%
 High School Graduate 3,320 57.5%
 Associate's degree 377 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 424 7.3%
 Master's degree 191 3.3%
 Professional school degree 37 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 59 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,085 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 229 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 375 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29506

ZIP Code 29506 is in the Florence 01 School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29506.

Henry Timrod Elementary
1901 East Old Marion Hwy
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Wallace Gregg Elementary
515 Francis Marion Rd
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter
1209 North Douglas St
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Mclaurin Elementary
1400 McMillan Ln
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Theodore Lester Elementary
3501 East Palmetto St
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Poynor Childcare Center
301 South Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Beck Learning Center
1001 West Sumter St
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Wilson High School
1411 Old Marion Hwy
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Florence 01 School District
The Byrnes Schools
1201 E Ashby Rd
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Jack J Hanna Jr Academy
803 Oakland Ave
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Center Day School
320 E National Cemetery Rd
Florence, SC 29506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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