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ZIP Code 29588

Primary City:Myrtle Beach, SC (View All Cities)
County: Horry County
Timezone: Eastern (9:09am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.68, -79.02
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29588

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29588. 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 29588. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29588, 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:
Myrtle Beach, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29588 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29588 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 29588 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29588 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,499
Population Density 875 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,559
Median Home Value $157,900
Land Area 41.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,567
Median Household Income $43,792

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2251,1041,0811,0981,1351,3321,3101,2601,2971,3231,1351,0881,177887701414234117
Female1,1511,1501,0731,0591,1061,2911,2421,2481,3171,3701,3011,3121,2521,039666437304263
Total2,3762,2542,1542,1572,2412,6232,5522,5082,6142,6932,4362,4002,4291,9261,367851538380

Gender

 Male 17,918 49%
 Female 18,581 51%
Gender

Race

 White 30,586 83.8%
 Black Or African American 2,740 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 161 0.4%
 Asian 564 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 64 0.2%
 Other Race 1,451 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 933 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1271,1071,7662,1482,3271,777801136
Renter5421,2579517444752439670
Total6692,3642,7172,8922,8022,020897206

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,481 51%
 Single Guardian 2,503 17%
 Singles 3,350 23%
 Singles With Roommate 1,233 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,921 68%
 Households with Kids 4,646 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male234237284234208213235228220224177213239228245239221203190203
Female213272227223261223223218225232214230191206207225219208200189
Total447509511457469436458446445456391443430434452464440411390392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29588 has a slightly higher 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 29588 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 29588 real estate data, the median home value of $157,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29588 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29588 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29588 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,414 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,591 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,598 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,378 25%
 Households Vacant 2,992 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 850 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1%
 For Sale Only 433 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,225 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 395 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 521 12%
 1 Bedroom 372 9%
 2 Bedroom 1,436 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,997 46%
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 $43,792 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29588 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 29588 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 10,467 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,108 31%
 No Earnings 10,028 34%
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 10,467 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,108 31%
 No Earnings 10,028 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,854 93.5%
 Public transportation 17 0.1%
 Taxicab 28 0.2%
 Motorcycle 112 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 309 1.8%
 Worked at Home 637 3.8%
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 1,516 12.1%
 High School Graduate 7,387 58.9%
 Associate's degree 1,143 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,477 11.8%
 Master's degree 885 7.1%
 Professional school degree 116 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,811 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 520 8.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,062 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29588

ZIP Code 29588 is in the Horry 01 School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29588.

Forestbrook Middle School
4430 Gator Ln
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Horry 01 School District
Socastee Elementary
4950 Socastee Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Horry 01 School District
Palmetto Bays Elementary
8900 Hwy 544
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Horry 01 School District
St. James Elementary
9711 St James Rd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Horry 01 School District
St. James Middle School
9775 St James Rd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Horry 01 School District
Burgess Elementary
9645 Scipio Ln
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Horry 01 School District
Socastee High School
4900 Socastee Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Horry 01 School District

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