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ZIP Code 29826

Primary City:Elko, SC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Barnwell County
Timezone: Eastern (3:40pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -81.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29826

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29826. 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 29826. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29826, 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:
Elko, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29826 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29826 is located in central 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 29826 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29826 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 164
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 93
Median Home Value $45,000
Land Area 3.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 74
Median Household Income $14,286

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2136324102869743141
Female7683336826713722203
Total9711965101841413221465344

Gender

 Male 76 46%
 Female 88 54%
Gender

Race

 White 22 13.4%
 Black Or African American 141 86.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1351418762
Renter03625200
Total16111623962

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 26 35%
 Single Guardian 18 24%
 Singles 28 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 54 73%
 Households with Kids 20 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00021000001020014011
Female11312210104130101100
Total11333210105150115111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29826 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29826 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 29826 real estate data, the median home value of $45,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 29826 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29826 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 164 100%
 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 21 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 19%
 Households Vacant 19 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 33%
 3+ Bedroom 16 67%
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 $14,286 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 29826 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29826 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 29826. 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 27 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 16%
 No Earnings 54 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 27 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 16%
 No Earnings 54 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 25 69%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 31%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 11 24%
 High School Graduate 24 52%
 Associate's degree 6 13%
 Bachelor's degree 3 7%
 Master's degree 2 4%
 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 29 59%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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