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ZIP Code 29920

Primary City:Saint Helena Island, SC (View All Cities)
County: Beaufort County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.4, -80.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29920

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29920. 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 29920. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29920, 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:
Saint Helena Island, SC
Acceptable:
Fripp Island, St Helena Is
Unacceptable:
Dataw Island, Frogmore, Harbor Isl

Stats and Demographics for the 29920 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29920 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 29920 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29920 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,481
Population Density 97 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,964
Median Home Value $194,300
Land Area 97.69 sq mi
Water Area 46.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,011
Median Household Income $48,668

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26927524634621017017115921325936532838641531221812360
Female24621726831123319416723422537241043049143028222013690
Total515492514657443364338393438631775758877845594438259150

Gender

 Male 4,525 48%
 Female 4,956 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,901 41.1%
 Black Or African American 5,197 54.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 22 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 186 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 143 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3114331364481584546595
Renter54132127148123461911
Total85275440792938891484106

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,928 48%
 Single Guardian 837 21%
 Singles 1,083 27%
 Singles With Roommate 163 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,996 75%
 Households with Kids 1,015 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4452685450485554684146474864858563476647
Female5062455256434930396049595050825260635460
Total9411411310610691104841071019510698114167137123110120107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29920 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29920 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 29920 real estate data, the median home value of $194,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29920 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29920 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29920 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,459 99.8%
 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 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,847 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,504 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 660 9%
 Households Vacant 2,953 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 581 19.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 0.9%
 For Sale Only 103 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,930 65.4%
 For Migrant Workers 10 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 282 9.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 57 8%
 2 Bedroom 262 37%
 3+ Bedroom 388 55%
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 $48,668 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29920 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. However, that is not the case in 29920. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 2,091 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,092 25%
 No Earnings 4,077 49%
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 2,091 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,092 25%
 No Earnings 4,077 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,937 87%
 Public transportation 79 2%
 Taxicab 61 2%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 3%
 Worked at Home 196 6%
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 373 12%
 High School Graduate 1,426 46%
 Associate's degree 111 4%
 Bachelor's degree 544 18%
 Master's degree 373 12%
 Professional school degree 171 6%
 Doctorate degree 95 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,313 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 53 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 159 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29920

ZIP Code 29920 is in the Beaufort 01 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29920.

St. Helena Elementary
1025 Sea Island Parkway
St. Helena, SC 29920
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beaufort 01 School District

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