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ZIP Code 29556

Primary City:Kingstree, SC (View All Cities)
County: Williamsburg County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -79.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29556

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29556. 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 29556. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29556, 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:
Kingstree, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29556 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29556 is located in east 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 29556 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 29556 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,870
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,889
Median Home Value $73,400
Land Area 174.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,015
Median Household Income $28,445

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4265074764813753263263403664034124053622761771408448
Female442437486480367380423383435443517531443330259232163189
Total868944962961742706749723801846929936805606436372247237

Gender

 Male 5,930 46%
 Female 6,940 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,417 26.6%
 Black Or African American 9,212 71.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 103 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 99 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31294516712835561356124
Renter1043182923162781488644
Total1356128081,0281,113709442168

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,800 36%
 Single Guardian 1,537 31%
 Singles 1,520 30%
 Singles With Roommate 158 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,289 66%
 Households with Kids 1,726 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male808610488741208812410110880781031078992115998685
Female90971047176828298991329594768986109116838676
Total170183208159150202170222200240175172179196175201231182172161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29556 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29556 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 29556 real estate data, the median home value of $73,400 is low 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 29556. Rentals in 29556 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29556 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,668 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 72 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,648 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,781 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,586 27%
 Households Vacant 874 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 118 13.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.7%
 For Sale Only 45 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 154 17.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 519 59.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 1%
 1 Bedroom 264 19%
 2 Bedroom 541 40%
 3+ Bedroom 537 39%
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 $28,445 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29556 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29556 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,758 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,776 19%
 No Earnings 4,675 51%
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 2,758 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,776 19%
 No Earnings 4,675 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,517 93%
 Public transportation 87 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 3%
 Worked at Home 72 2%
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 784 22%
 High School Graduate 2,003 55%
 Associate's degree 253 7%
 Bachelor's degree 420 12%
 Master's degree 114 3%
 Professional school degree 64 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,742 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 297 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 234 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29556

ZIP Code 29556 is in the Williamsburg 01 School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29556.

Youth Academy Charter
711 Thomlinson St
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Williamsburg 01 School District
W.M. Anderson Primary
500 Lexington Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Williamsburg 01 School District
Kenneth Gardner Elementary
1503 Woodland Dr
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Williamsburg 01 School District
Kingstree Middle School
616 Martin Luther King Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Williamsburg 01 School District
Williamsburg County Magnet School of the Arts
710 Third Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Williamsburg 01 School District
Kingstree High School
615 Martin Luther King Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Williamsburg 01 School District
Williamsburg Academy
1000 Sandy Bay Rd
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Kingstree Christian Academy
644 Sumter Hwy
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The King'S Academy
872 Sumter Hwy
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Williamsburg Kindergarten Daycare
411 N Academy St
Kingstree, SC 29556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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