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ZIP Code 29902

Primary City:Beaufort, SC (View All Cities)
County: Beaufort County
Timezone: Eastern (1:19pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.38, -80.70
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29902. 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 29902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29902, 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:
Beaufort, SC
Unacceptable:
Laurel Bay, Naval Hospital, Parris Island

Stats and Demographics for the 29902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29902 is located in south 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 29902 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29902 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,779
Population Density 791 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,706
Median Home Value $235,000
Land Area 18.69 sq mi
Water Area 11.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,806
Median Household Income $51,383

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male63551240358772464446638734142939341237828023917711578
Female624488408354508607478431413449488519477350294230213248
Total1,2591,0008119411,2321,251944818754878881931855630533407328326

Gender

 Male 7,200 49%
 Female 7,579 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,148 68.7%
 Black Or African American 3,528 23.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.3%
 Asian 246 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 384 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 409 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner49313416604811571388125
Renter31376841638729215710492
Total3621,0818329911,103728492217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,640 45%
 Single Guardian 1,077 19%
 Singles 1,755 30%
 Singles With Roommate 334 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,861 67%
 Households with Kids 1,945 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11114613810211510996999398798666748177106139184149
Female1351131121021051059894869084927072778080635475
Total246259250204220214194193179188163178136146158157186202238224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29902 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29902 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 29902 real estate data, the median home value of $235,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29902. Rentals in 29902 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,764 93.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 195 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 155 1.0%
 Other Institutional 84 0.6%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 521 3.5%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,405 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 872 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,529 38%
 Households Vacant 900 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 313 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 198 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 175 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 200 9.5%
 2 Bedroom 1,042 49.4%
 3+ Bedroom 860 40.8%
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 $51,383 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29902 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. More commuters in 29902 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,687 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,014 26%
 No Earnings 3,848 33%
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 4,687 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,014 26%
 No Earnings 3,848 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,840 84.0%
 Public transportation 27 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 640 9.2%
 Worked at Home 432 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 559 13%
 High School Graduate 1,850 42%
 Associate's degree 395 9%
 Bachelor's degree 955 22%
 Master's degree 445 10%
 Professional school degree 133 3%
 Doctorate degree 62 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,012 66.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 489 16.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 545 17.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29902

ZIP Code 29902 is in the Beaufort 01 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29902.

Beaufort Elementary
1800 Prince St
Beaufort, SC 29902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Mossy Oaks Elementary
2510 Mossy Oaks Blvd
Beaufort, SC 29902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Beaufort Middle School
2501 Mossy Oaks Blvd
Beaufort, SC 29902
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District

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