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ZIP Code 29676

Primary City:Salem, SC (View All Cities)
County: Oconee County
Timezone: Eastern (1:22pm)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.9, -83.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29676

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29676. 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 29676. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29676, 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:
Salem, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29676 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29676 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 29676 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29676 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,201
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,606
Median Home Value $250,800
Land Area 72.99 sq mi
Water Area 13.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,469
Median Household Income $51,898

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 61Male Median Age: 60Female Median Age: 61

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male701039710884678110611713317018928632128023411961
Female58716781616961969713717622335734227621411970
Total128174164189145136142202214270346412643663556448238131

Gender

 Male 2,626 50%
 Female 2,575 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,134 98.7%
 Black Or African American 11 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 34 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner126415828950167642690
Renter154449613227178
Total2710820735053370344398

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,642 67%
 Single Guardian 168 7%
 Singles 594 24%
 Singles With Roommate 65 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,144 87%
 Households with Kids 325 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male179102026182620131914232219211724222417
Female16109101514111021191215912111623161517
Total3319193041323730343826383131323347383934

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29676 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29676 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 29676 real estate data, the median home value of $250,800 is high 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 29676. Rentals in 29676 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29676 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,197 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,089 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,127 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 253 7%
 Households Vacant 1,137 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 134 11.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.5%
 For Sale Only 119 10.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 731 64.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 11.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 8%
 2 Bedroom 218 43%
 3+ Bedroom 248 49%
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 $51,898 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29676 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. In 29676 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,079 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,140 24%
 No Earnings 2,548 53%
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 1,079 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,140 24%
 No Earnings 2,548 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,577 91.4%
 Public transportation 12 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 1.0%
 Worked at Home 120 7.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 162 7%
 High School Graduate 1,062 45%
 Associate's degree 228 10%
 Bachelor's degree 531 23%
 Master's degree 262 11%
 Professional school degree 50 2%
 Doctorate degree 53 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 242 56.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 166 38.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29676

ZIP Code 29676 is in the Oconee 01 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29676.

Tamassee-Salem Middle/High School
4 Eagle Ln
Salem, SC 29676
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oconee 01 School District

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