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ZIP Code 29827

Primary City:Fairfax, SC (View All Cities)
County: Allendale County
Timezone: Eastern (3:12pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -81.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29827

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29827. 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 29827. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29827, 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:
Fairfax, SC
Unacceptable:
Barton

Stats and Demographics for the 29827 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29827 is located in south 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 29827 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29827 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,624
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,640
Median Home Value $54,100
Land Area 104.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,382
Median Household Income $24,288

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1131011261252283193082362462442041811439254333029
Female971059913310986981161301171321461249776614145
Total210206225258337405406352376361336327267189130947174

Gender

 Male 2,812 61%
 Female 1,812 39%
Gender

Race

 White 1,290 27.9%
 Black Or African American 3,248 70.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 16 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 49 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8411311632381589638
Renter49101103969051136
Total5714223425932820910944

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 451 33%
 Single Guardian 419 30%
 Singles 472 34%
 Singles With Roommate 40 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 954 69%
 Households with Kids 428 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2217292312261424252822283117122927223527
Female1920162524192517202322181917222438222720
Total4137454836453941455144465034345365446247

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29827 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29827 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 29827 real estate data, the median home value of $54,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29827 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29827 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29827 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,321 71.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,264 27.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 35 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 369 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 504 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 509 31%
 Households Vacant 258 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 27 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 20%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 5%
 1 Bedroom 79 14%
 2 Bedroom 170 31%
 3+ Bedroom 281 51%
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 $24,288 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29827 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 29827 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 819 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 596 16%
 No Earnings 2,414 63%
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 819 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 596 16%
 No Earnings 2,414 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 937 91.1%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 4.9%
 Worked at Home 37 3.6%
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 708 36.6%
 High School Graduate 976 50.4%
 Associate's degree 129 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 88 4.5%
 Master's degree 29 1.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 543 88.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29827

ZIP Code 29827 is in the Dept of Correction N04 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29827.

Allendale Correctional Institution
1057 Revolutionary Trail
Fairfax, SC 29827
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dept of Correction N04 School District
Fairfax Elementary
734 14th St East
Fairfax, SC 29827
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allendale 01 School District
Allendale-Fairfax Middle School
3305 Allendalefairfax Hwy
Fairfax, SC 29827
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allendale 01 School District
Allendale Fairfax High School
3581 Allendalefairfax Hwy
Fairfax, SC 29827
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allendale 01 School District

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