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ZIP Code 29909

Primary City:Okatie, SC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:43am)
Coordinates:32.3, -80.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29909

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29909. 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 29909. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29909, 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:
Okatie, SC
Acceptable:
Bluffton
Unacceptable:
Callawassie Island, Spring Island, Sun City

Stats and Demographics for the 29909 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29909 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 29909 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29909 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,394
Population Density 297 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,017
Median Home Value $262,700
Land Area 55.19 sq mi
Water Area 27.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,220
Median Household Income $65,487

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 66Male Median Age: 67Female Median Age: 65

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1921741322151961811811931481681823939811,5431,274865442201
Female1871711382081461871861961721503526621,4831,8541,281745384231
Total3793452704233423683673893203185341,0552,4643,3972,5551,610826432

Gender

 Male 7,661 47%
 Female 8,733 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,230 92.9%
 Black Or African American 820 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.1%
 Asian 101 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 107 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 111 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131992383181,5743,3571,599269
Renter681251088192876428
Total813243463991,6663,4441,663297

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,705 69%
 Single Guardian 314 4%
 Singles 1,894 23%
 Singles With Roommate 307 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,610 93%
 Households with Kids 610 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4035292834383923403233291919272433567559
Female3237473531353137373029273022192026628136
Total727276636573706077626256494146445911815695

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29909 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29909 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 29909 real estate data, the median home value of $262,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29909. Rentals in 29909 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29909 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,146 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 248 2%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,265 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,302 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 653 7%
 Households Vacant 1,797 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 248 13.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.6%
 For Sale Only 222 12.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,158 64.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 5.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 67 8%
 2 Bedroom 469 55%
 3+ Bedroom 315 37%
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 $65,487 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29909 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. 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 29909 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,455 16%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,899 18%
 No Earnings 10,441 66%
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 2,455 16%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,899 18%
 No Earnings 10,441 66%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,741 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 267 6%
 Worked at Home 242 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 333 5%
 High School Graduate 2,505 37%
 Associate's degree 224 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,221 33%
 Master's degree 941 14%
 Professional school degree 427 6%
 Doctorate degree 169 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 580 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 206 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29909

ZIP Code 29909 is in the Beaufort 01 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29909.

Okatie Elementary
53 Cherry Point Rd
Okatie, SC 29909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District
St Gregory the Great School
323 Fording Island Rd
Bluffton, SC 29909
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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