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ZIP Code 29944

Primary City:Varnville, SC (View All Cities)
County: Hampton County
Timezone: Eastern (7:22pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.8, -81.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29944

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29944. 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 29944. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29944, 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:
Varnville, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29944 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29944 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 29944 are primarily black or African American. 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29944 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,118
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,239
Median Home Value $89,200
Land Area 132.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,913
Median Household Income $39,572

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20517121719214916014115015216518715215712978323418
Female18818419319414915114916418618021418215211487644038
Total393355410386298311290314338345401334309243165967456

Gender

 Male 2,489 49%
 Female 2,629 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,405 47.0%
 Black Or African American 2,588 50.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 21 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 78 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3113623333532023810537
Renter38120113807234138
Total6925634641539227211845

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 872 46%
 Single Guardian 475 25%
 Singles 493 26%
 Singles With Roommate 73 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,176 61%
 Households with Kids 737 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3638514138373032344930494346314141364337
Female2951323530374232434442373535323946265134
Total6589837668747264779372867881638087629471

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29944 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 29944 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 29944 real estate data, the median home value of $89,200 is slightly less than average 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 29944. Rentals in 29944 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29944 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,048 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 56 1.1%
 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 14 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 708 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 727 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 478 21%
 Households Vacant 326 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 22 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 155 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 3%
 1 Bedroom 26 4%
 2 Bedroom 266 45%
 3+ Bedroom 290 49%
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 $39,572 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29944 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. Most commuters in 29944 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,855 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 18%
 No Earnings 1,713 39%
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 1,855 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 18%
 No Earnings 1,713 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,230 93%
 Public transportation 44 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 85 4%
 Worked at Home 50 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 373 22.0%
 High School Graduate 1,056 62.3%
 Associate's degree 112 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 90 5.3%
 Master's degree 59 3.5%
 Professional school degree 6 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 951 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 80 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29944

ZIP Code 29944 is in the Hampton 01 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29944.

Varnville Elementary
395 East Pine St
Varnville, SC 29944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hampton 01 School District
North District Middle School
570 Tillman Ave
Varnville, SC 29944
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Hampton 01 School District

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