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ZIP Code 29678

Primary City:Seneca, SC (View All Cities)
County: Oconee County
Timezone: Eastern (1:13am)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.6, -82.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29678

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29678. 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 29678. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29678, 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:
Seneca, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29678 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29678 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 29678 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29678 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,676
Population Density 274 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,477
Median Home Value $115,700
Land Area 79.04 sq mi
Water Area 7.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,834
Median Household Income $36,890

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male751662670873777668690669669711752693630497369273149110
Female661662642746739672669702688716829742699570464328259275
Total1,4121,3241,3121,6191,5161,3401,3591,3711,3571,4271,5811,4351,3291,067833601408385

Gender

 Male 10,613 49%
 Female 11,063 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,663 76.9%
 Black Or African American 3,918 18.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.2%
 Asian 167 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 406 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 470 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1005778851,2151,260994580149
Renter46670656652437823712374
Total5661,2831,4511,7391,6381,231703223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,996 45%
 Single Guardian 1,673 19%
 Singles 2,583 29%
 Singles With Roommate 582 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,150 70%
 Households with Kids 2,684 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male140156174130139135128128132147131132124136118157155176267165
Female12012115713215012012813812612912911315411799113157181196185
Total260277331262289255256266258276260245278253217270312357463350

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29678 has a slightly less 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 29678 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 29678 real estate data, the median home value of $115,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29678 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29678 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 29678 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,408 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 143 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,357 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,403 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,074 29%
 Households Vacant 1,643 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 438 26.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.0%
 For Sale Only 191 11.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 449 27.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 495 30.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 1%
 1 Bedroom 598 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,336 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,103 36%
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 $36,890 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29678 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. More commuters in 29678 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,006 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,170 23%
 No Earnings 7,781 43%
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 6,006 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,170 23%
 No Earnings 7,781 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,280 93.7%
 Public transportation 59 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 199 2.3%
 Worked at Home 272 3.1%
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 1,486 21%
 High School Graduate 3,513 49%
 Associate's degree 521 7%
 Bachelor's degree 964 13%
 Master's degree 373 5%
 Professional school degree 74 1%
 Doctorate degree 230 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,379 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 275 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 508 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29678

ZIP Code 29678 is in the Oconee 01 School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29678.

Northside Elementary
710 North Townville St
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oconee 01 School District
Ravenel Elementary
150 Ravenel School Rd
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oconee 01 School District
Seneca Middle School
810 West South Fourth St
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oconee 01 School District
Blue Ridge Elementary
995 South Oak St
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oconee 01 School District
Seneca High School
100 Bob Cat Ridge
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oconee 01 School District
Seneca Baptist Church Kindergarten
1080 S Oak St
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Baptist Preschool
210 W South 6th St
Seneca, SC 29678
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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