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ZIP Code 29906

Primary City:Beaufort, SC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Beaufort
Timezone: Eastern (9:00pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.5, -80.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29906. 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 29906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29906, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 29906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29906 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 29906 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29906 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,765
Population Density 449 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,046
Median Home Value $125,500
Land Area 48.51 sq mi
Water Area 8.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,912
Median Household Income $43,055

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2338797406631,3101,1867406425035425364824502441831136747
Female1,2658806687271,3401,1647906255606606455514563242131579585
Total2,4981,7591,4081,3902,6502,3501,5301,2671,0631,2021,1811,033906568396270162132

Gender

 Male 10,560 49%
 Female 11,205 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,298 56.5%
 Black Or African American 7,461 34.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 113 0.5%
 Asian 287 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 37 0.2%
 Other Race 889 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 680 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11754161592193551525370
Renter1,0221,4086634102581184917
Total1,1391,9491,2781,3311,19363330287

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,111 52%
 Single Guardian 1,747 22%
 Singles 1,642 21%
 Singles With Roommate 412 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,453 56%
 Households with Kids 3,459 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male279265240189204182183170140160150167137126122125145134137208
Female287274238230195174182195134160129132118129130135137157168258
Total566539478419399356365365274320279299255255252260282291305466

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29906 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29906 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 29906 real estate data, the median home value of $125,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29906 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29906 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,707 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 54 0.2%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,754 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,213 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,945 44%
 Households Vacant 1,134 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 508 44.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.6%
 For Sale Only 144 12.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 169 14.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 277 24.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 115 3%
 1 Bedroom 378 10%
 2 Bedroom 742 20%
 3+ Bedroom 2,516 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 $43,055 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29906 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 29906 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 7,196 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,916 25%
 No Earnings 4,681 30%
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 7,196 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,916 25%
 No Earnings 4,681 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,862 93.7%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 183 1.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 178 1.9%
 Worked at Home 222 2.3%
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 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 663 11.9%
 High School Graduate 3,466 62.4%
 Associate's degree 661 11.9%
 Bachelor's degree 504 9.1%
 Master's degree 233 4.2%
 Professional school degree 27 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,926 73.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 545 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 893 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29906

ZIP Code 29906 is in the Beaufort 01 School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29906.

Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary
121 Morrall Dr
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Broad River Elementary
474 Broad River Rd
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Shell Point Elementary
81 Savannah Hwy
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Robert Smalls Middle School
43 West K. Alston Blvd
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Riverview Charter School
81 Savannah Hwy
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Middleton S. Elliott Elementary School
Laurel Bay Schools
Laurel Bay, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Carolina/Fort Stewart School District
Robert E. Galer Elementary School
Laurel Bay Schools
Laurel Bay, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Carolina/Fort Stewart School District
Charles F. Bolden Elementary School
Laurel Bay Schools
Laurel Bay, SC 29906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Carolina/Fort Stewart School District
Battery Creek High School
1 Blue Dolphin Rd
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
Beaufort Christian School
378 Parris Island Gtwy
Beaufort, SC 29906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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