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ZIP Code 29609

Primary City:Greenville, SC (View All Cities)
County: Greenville County
Timezone: Eastern (5:15pm)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.91, -82.39
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29609. 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 29609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29609, 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:
Greenville, SC
Unacceptable:
Gville

Stats and Demographics for the 29609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29609 is located in northwest 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 29609 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29609 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,722
Population Density 1,148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,942
Median Home Value $157,400
Land Area 24.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,585
Median Household Income $40,705

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male 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
Male1,0999088147928811,0921,002933913974964894700524366279185194
Female1,0028327907368991,1481,0019039071,0441,019958820620431390327381
Total2,1011,7401,6041,5281,7802,2402,0031,8361,8202,0181,9831,8521,5201,144797669512575

Gender

 Male 13,514 49%
 Female 14,208 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,033 75.9%
 Black Or African American 4,151 15.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.4%
 Asian 404 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1%
 Other Race 1,486 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 515 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner789421,2001,5791,5321,014645322
Renter4951,147813757505267182107
Total5732,0892,0132,3362,0371,281827429

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,067 44%
 Single Guardian 2,140 18%
 Singles 3,562 31%
 Singles With Roommate 816 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,084 70%
 Households with Kids 3,501 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male247210213210200203207144154189156158151160157167160153155151
Female209206187190168174165166159175147155159154131167162147129155
Total456416400400368377372310313364303313310314288334322300284306

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29609 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29609 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 29609 real estate data, the median home value of $157,400 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 29609. Rentals in 29609 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,457 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 40 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 221 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,069 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,243 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,273 33%
 Households Vacant 1,357 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 559 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Sale Only 231 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 432 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 130 3%
 1 Bedroom 973 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,863 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,278 30%
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 $40,705 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29609 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 29609 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 8,908 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,543 25%
 No Earnings 7,692 35%
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 8,908 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,543 25%
 No Earnings 7,692 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,875 92.1%
 Public transportation 98 0.8%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 48 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 374 2.9%
 Worked at Home 487 3.8%
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 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 1,593 18%
 High School Graduate 3,523 39%
 Associate's degree 602 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,002 22%
 Master's degree 781 9%
 Professional school degree 256 3%
 Doctorate degree 213 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,812 68.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 915 16.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 812 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29609

ZIP Code 29609 is in the Greenville 01 School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29609.

Meyer Center for Special Children
1132 Rutherford Rd
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville 01 School District
Stone Academy
115 Randall St
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville 01 School District
Summit Drive Elementary
424 Summit Dr
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville 01 School District
Cherrydale Elementary
302 Perry Rd
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville 01 School District
League Academy
125 Twin Lake Dr
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greenville 01 School District
Sevier Middle School
1000 Piedmont Park Rd
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greenville 01 School District
Wade Hampton High School
100 Pine Knoll Dr
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greenville 01 School District
Hampton Park Christian School
875 State Park Rd
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
White Oak Baptist Church Kindergarten
1805 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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