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ZIP Code 29541

Primary City:Effingham, SC (View All Cities)
County: Florence County
Timezone: Eastern (1:16pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -79.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29541

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29541. 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 29541. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29541, 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:
Effingham, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29541 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29541 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 29541 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29541 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,465
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,766
Median Home Value $103,700
Land Area 78.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,450
Median Household Income $43,512

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
Male312319324338283372330326326347385351295183117783914
Female2923152903112742953133093364023743742891941331005966
Total6046346146495576676436356627497597255843772501789880

Gender

 Male 4,739 50%
 Female 4,726 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,390 56.9%
 Black Or African American 3,765 39.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 45 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 121 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 110 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4934348064067436417440
Renter56168131147104422612
Total10551161178777840620052

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,803 52%
 Single Guardian 729 21%
 Singles 773 22%
 Singles With Roommate 145 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,182 63%
 Households with Kids 1,268 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7665545378644765658061616062657481605851
Female5759716243606479695264496857637162625343
Total13312412511512112411114413413212511012811912814514312211194

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29541 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29541 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 29541 real estate data, the median home value of $103,700 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 29541. Rentals in 29541 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29541 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,099 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 345 3.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 21 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,702 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,062 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 686 18%
 Households Vacant 316 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 21.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 40 12.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 11.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 159 50.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 260 31%
 3+ Bedroom 574 68%
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 $43,512 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29541 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29541 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,596 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,532 23%
 No Earnings 2,581 38%
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 2,596 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,532 23%
 No Earnings 2,581 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,256 92.1%
 Public transportation 20 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 2.3%
 Worked at Home 168 4.8%
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 633 22.6%
 High School Graduate 1,595 56.9%
 Associate's degree 257 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 248 8.8%
 Master's degree 49 1.7%
 Professional school degree 10 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,628 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 131 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29541

ZIP Code 29541 is in the Florence 01 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29541.

Savannah Grove Elementary
2348 Savannah Grove Rd
Effingham, SC 29541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District
Dewey-Carter Elementary
4937 South Irby St
Effingham, SC 29541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Florence 01 School District

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