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ZIP Code 29686

Primary City:Tamassee, SC (View All Cities)
County: Oconee County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29am)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.91, -83.05
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29686

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29686. 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 29686. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29686, 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:
Tamassee, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29686 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29686 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 29686 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29686 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,027
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 648
Median Home Value $150,200
Land Area 30.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 425
Median Household Income $50,076

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2224333517201422343541475038272983
Female163645448262321283649484243321858
Total386078792546374362719095928159471311

Gender

 Male 499 49%
 Female 528 51%
Gender

Race

 White 978 95.2%
 Black Or African American 32 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 12 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32344778887346
Renter29131315632
Total532579010393378

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 265 62%
 Single Guardian 28 7%
 Singles 112 26%
 Singles With Roommate 20 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 331 78%
 Households with Kids 94 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male65357167366579798561
Female136479767758111411169621
Total7899141013131013111318231825171182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29686 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29686 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 29686 real estate data, the median home value of $150,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29686 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29686 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29686 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 965 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 62 6%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 181 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 181 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 63 10%
 Households Vacant 223 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 3.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 6 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 178 79.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 12.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 29 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $50,076 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29686 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29686 has very few people that work at home. 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 29686. 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 228 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 294 32%
 No Earnings 407 44%
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 228 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 294 32%
 No Earnings 407 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 324 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 29686 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 202 62%
 Associate's degree 11 3%
 Bachelor's degree 102 31%
 Master's degree 11 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 119 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 28%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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