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ZIP Code 29847

Primary City:Trenton, SC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:12pm)
Coordinates:33.7, -81.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29847. 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 29847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29847, 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:
Trenton, SC
Unacceptable:
Eureka

Stats and Demographics for the 29847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29847 is located in west 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 29847 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29847 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,480
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,154
Median Home Value $80,700
Land Area 90.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,866
Median Household Income $43,477

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male139145173288354247213186212206222191176996846279
Female15414218219412613914714216820620920117410277522143
Total293287355482480386360328380412431392350201145984852

Gender

 Male 3,001 55%
 Female 2,479 45%
Gender

Race

 White 2,847 52.0%
 Black Or African American 2,343 42.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.4%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 180 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 80 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner171212313653762069136
Renter30111878756311110
Total4723231845243223710246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 928 50%
 Single Guardian 397 21%
 Singles 450 24%
 Singles With Roommate 91 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,226 66%
 Households with Kids 640 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3121352521324120313425443337385149668489
Female3830223231292918353038343347383638463625
Total6951575752617038666463786684768787112120114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29847 has a slightly less than average 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 29847 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 29847 real estate data, the median home value of $80,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29847 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,853 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 627 11%
 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 838 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 605 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 423 20%
 Households Vacant 288 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 18 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 5%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 122 60%
 3+ Bedroom 72 35%
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 $43,477 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29847 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. 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 29847 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 1,542 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 652 17%
 No Earnings 1,669 43%
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 1,542 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 652 17%
 No Earnings 1,669 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,728 97.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 38 2.1%
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 419 23.0%
 High School Graduate 1,053 57.8%
 Associate's degree 76 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 230 12.6%
 Master's degree 39 2.1%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 620 93.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 1.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29847

ZIP Code 29847 is in the Edgefield 01 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29847.

Douglas Elementary
215 Diggs Rd
Trenton, SC 29847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgefield 01 School District
Trenton High School
84 Greenhouse Rd
Trenton, SC 29847
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dept of Correction N04 School District

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