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ZIP Code 29520

Primary City:Cheraw, SC (View All Cities)
County: Chesterfield County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.6, -79.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29520. 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 29520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29520, 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:
Cheraw, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29520 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 29520 are primarily white. 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 29520 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,617
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,608
Median Home Value $86,400
Land Area 134.02 sq mi
Water Area 2.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,790
Median Household Income $29,401

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4504535025483973103314034775155115184343542221949267
Female463483534524418369424474532588625543523382294260199204
Total9139361,0361,0728156797558771,0091,1031,1361,061957736516454291271

Gender

 Male 6,778 46%
 Female 7,839 54%
Gender

Race

 White 7,379 50.5%
 Black Or African American 6,757 46.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.7%
 Asian 100 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 62 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 223 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33243621885949680406113
Renter1683723833882831528133
Total2016151,0041,2731,232832487146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,337 40%
 Single Guardian 1,588 27%
 Singles 1,677 29%
 Singles With Roommate 188 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,840 66%
 Households with Kids 1,950 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male90889110284798310410313173811101071091221161099287
Female8792100901027897105101109961211021061021141121088896
Total177180191192186157180209204240169202212213211236228217180183

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29520 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 29520 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 29520 real estate data, the median home value of $86,400 is low 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 29520. Rentals in 29520 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,165 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 292 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 160 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,168 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,762 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,860 28%
 Households Vacant 818 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 196 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 74 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 77 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 444 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 2%
 1 Bedroom 359 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,134 49%
 3+ Bedroom 779 34%
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 $29,401 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29520 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 29520 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 3,525 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,684 22%
 No Earnings 5,791 48%
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 3,525 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,684 22%
 No Earnings 5,791 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,936 91.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 30 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 154 2.9%
 Worked at Home 261 4.9%
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 955 21%
 High School Graduate 2,593 57%
 Associate's degree 248 5%
 Bachelor's degree 429 9%
 Master's degree 189 4%
 Professional school degree 38 1%
 Doctorate degree 105 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,328 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 246 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 203 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29520

ZIP Code 29520 is in the Chesterfield 01 School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29520.

Cheraw Intermediate
421 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC 29520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District
Cheraw Primary
321 High St
Cheraw, SC 29520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District
Long Middle School
1010 West Green St
Cheraw, SC 29520
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District
Cheraw High School
649 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC 29520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District
Jesus is Lord Christian School
66 Praise Ln
Cheraw, SC 29520
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Davids School
420 Market St
Cherau, SC 29520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian Academy
220 Greene St
Cheraw, SC 29520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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