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ZIP Code 29685

Primary City:Sunset, SC (View All Cities)
County: Pickens County
Timezone: Eastern (3:20pm)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -82.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29685

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29685. 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 29685. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29685, 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:
Sunset, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29685 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29685 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 29685 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29685 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,230
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,102
Median Home Value $223,100
Land Area 86.19 sq mi
Water Area 6.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 537
Median Household Income $66,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26262739171921283347426089703314105
Female26312737161815304245508086523514713
Total525754763337365875929214017512268281718

Gender

 Male 606 49%
 Female 624 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,198 97.4%
 Black Or African American 6 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32159881581072812
Renter4761514834
Total728651031721153116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 367 68%
 Single Guardian 40 7%
 Singles 121 23%
 Singles With Roommate 9 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 427 80%
 Households with Kids 110 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male385553459284310789875
Female753665569258577814534
Total1013811118911184131281714162313109

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29685 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 29685 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 29685 real estate data, the median home value of $223,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29685. Rentals in 29685 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29685 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,190 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 290 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 186 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 6%
 Households Vacant 565 51%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 0.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 42 7.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 446 78.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 10.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 56 100%
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 $66,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29685 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 29685 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 29685. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 258 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 23%
 No Earnings 494 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 258 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 23%
 No Earnings 494 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 296 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 3%
 Worked at Home 53 15%
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 27 7%
 High School Graduate 167 42%
 Associate's degree 18 4%
 Bachelor's degree 79 20%
 Master's degree 82 20%
 Professional school degree 19 5%
 Doctorate degree 9 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 77 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 39%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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