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ZIP Code 29702

Primary City:Blacksburg, SC (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 864 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -81.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29702

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29702. 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 29702. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29702, 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:
Blacksburg, SC
Acceptable:
Cherokee Falls, Cherokee Fls, Kings Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 29702 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29702 is located in north South Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 29702 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29702 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,059
Population Density 102 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,474
Median Home Value $74,600
Land Area 98.96 sq mi
Water Area 1.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,952
Median Household Income $34,047

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3233373753843152372833473784003653343042281471055323
Female29431834435033426332838035639633235232923017714911079
Total617655719734649500611727734796697686633458324254163102

Gender

 Male 4,938 49%
 Female 5,121 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,890 88.4%
 Black Or African American 831 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.8%
 Asian 25 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 157 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6027250163962644027164
Renter136243238212129704011
Total19651573985175551031175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,916 48%
 Single Guardian 877 22%
 Singles 978 25%
 Singles With Roommate 181 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,597 66%
 Households with Kids 1,355 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6970645564686370729467736873766992747363
Female5761516858585773726378635981708261746381
Total126131115123122126120143144157145136127154146151153148136144

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29702 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29702 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 29702 real estate data, the median home value of $74,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29702 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29702 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29702 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,059 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,424 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,449 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,079 24%
 Households Vacant 522 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 124 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 45 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 297 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 83 7%
 2 Bedroom 429 38%
 3+ Bedroom 611 54%
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 $34,047 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29702 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29702 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29702 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,483 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,624 21%
 No Earnings 3,694 47%
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 2,483 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,624 21%
 No Earnings 3,694 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,321 94.9%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 12 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 3.1%
 Worked at Home 50 1.4%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,004 30.8%
 High School Graduate 1,799 55.3%
 Associate's degree 171 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 234 7.2%
 Master's degree 25 0.8%
 Professional school degree 18 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,885 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 147 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 199 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29702

ZIP Code 29702 is in the Cherokee 01 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29702.

Blacksburg Middle School
101 London St
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cherokee 01 School District
Blacksburg Primary
1010 East Cherokee St
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee 01 School District
Blacksburg Elementary
402 Hardin St
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee 01 School District
Blacksburg High School
201 West Ramseur St
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cherokee 01 School District

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