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ZIP Code 29801

Primary City:Aiken, SC (View All Cities)
County: Aiken County
Timezone: Eastern (11:25am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.6, -81.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29801. 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 29801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29801, 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:
Aiken, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29801 is located in central 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 29801 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29801 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,778
Population Density 306 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,180
Median Home Value $113,900
Land Area 87.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,553
Median Household Income $39,630

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
Male8168337951,0151,014876712681758889905837751557390324242200
Female7917458131,1931,2138266927448088979861,006814674510471429571
Total1,6071,5781,6082,2082,2271,7021,4041,4251,5661,7861,8911,8431,5651,231900795671771

Gender

 Male 12,595 47%
 Female 14,183 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,801 51.5%
 Black Or African American 11,834 44.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 116 0.4%
 Asian 120 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 438 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 453 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner864668251,4301,5101,080770300
Renter473926751677542291223203
Total5591,3921,5762,1072,0521,371993503

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,994 38%
 Single Guardian 2,598 25%
 Singles 3,396 32%
 Singles With Roommate 565 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,469 71%
 Households with Kids 3,084 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male158164174166158156156174189185142142172154181158197216263227
Female128163181170152144165145139163171165169145163188201287354290
Total286327355336310300321319328348313307341299344346398503617517

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29801 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29801 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 29801 real estate data, the median home value of $113,900 is slightly less 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 29801. Rentals in 29801 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 29801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,917 93.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 531 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 42 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 368 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 804 3.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 116 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,815 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,652 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,086 34%
 Households Vacant 1,627 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 449 27.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 1.6%
 For Sale Only 210 12.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 162 10.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 732 45.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 164 4%
 1 Bedroom 454 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,839 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,549 39%
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 $39,630 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29801 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29801 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,750 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,209 24%
 No Earnings 8,595 40%
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 7,750 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,209 24%
 No Earnings 8,595 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,018 93.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 21 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 368 3.4%
 Worked at Home 352 3.3%
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 1,354 17%
 High School Graduate 4,509 56%
 Associate's degree 459 6%
 Bachelor's degree 996 12%
 Master's degree 410 5%
 Professional school degree 170 2%
 Doctorate degree 133 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,793 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 522 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 644 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29801

ZIP Code 29801 is in the Aiken 01 School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29801.

J. D. Lever Elementary
2404 Columbia Hwy
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District
East Aiken School of the Arts
223 Old Wagener Rd
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District
North Aiken Elementary/Pinecrest Annex
100 Bears Rock Rd
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District
Lloyd-Kennedy Charter
222 Beaufort St NE
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District
Oakwood-Windsor Elementary
3773 Charleston Hwy
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District
Schofield Middle School
224 Kershaw St Northeast
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District
Aiken High School
449 Rutland Dr
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Aiken 01 School District
Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter
222 Beaufort St NE
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Aiken 01 School District
St Mary Help of Christians School
118 York St SE
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mead Hall Episcopal School
129 Pendleton St SW
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Aiken Preparatory School
619 Barnwell Ave NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Second Baptist Christian Preparatory School
353 Laurens St
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Presbyterian Church Preschool
224 Barnwell Ave NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John'S Methodist Kindergarten
104 Newberry St NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Baptist Church Kindergarten
120 Chesterfield St N
Aiken, SC 29801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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