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ZIP Code 29053

Post Office City:Gaston, SC (View All Cities)
County: Lexington County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -81.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29053

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 29053. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 29053 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Gaston, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29053 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29053 is located in central 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 29053 are primarily white. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29053 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,830
Population Density 232 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,574
Median Home Value $70,600
Land Area 81.15 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,678
Median Household Income $36,264

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57887191,507
5-97257211,446
10-147516801,431
15-197227521,474
20-246206311,251
25-296336351,268
30-345756031,178
35-396507171,367
40-446746881,362
45-497627531,515
50-546856791,364
55-595536081,161
60-64459466925
65-69324375699
70-74204185389
75-7996134230
80-847183154
85 Plus3079109

Gender

 Male 9,322 50%
 Female 9,508 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,882 73.7%
 Black Or African American 3,695 19.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 105 0.6%
 Asian 40 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 573 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 526 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24109202311
25-346204851,105
35-441,0324031,435
45-541,2523601,612
55-641,0451991,244
65-7457594669
75-8420733240
85 Plus491362

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,153 47%
 Single Guardian 1,702 25%
 Singles 1,372 21%
 Singles With Roommate 451 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,907 59%
 Households with Kids 2,771 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1143136279
2155149304
3162158320
4161135296
5158135293
6156123279
7124146270
8131165296
9156152308
10154129283
11149124273
12136151287
13182128310
14130148278
15121154275
16151144295
17147161308
18147171318
19156122278
20142150292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29053 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29053 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 29053 real estate data, the median home value of $70,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29053 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29053 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29053 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Gaston, SC house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,734 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,344 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,545 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,789 24%
 Households Vacant 896 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 268 29.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.2%
 For Sale Only 123 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 423 47.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 2%
 2 Bedroom 561 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,251 68%
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 $36,264 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29053 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 29053. 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 5,950 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,990 20%
 No Earnings 5,953 40%
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 5,950 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,990 20%
 No Earnings 5,953 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,784 87.5%
 Public transportation 20 0.3%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 747 9.6%
 Worked at Home 183 2.4%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 2,692 21.9%
 High School Graduate 7,724 62.7%
 Associate's degree 768 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 850 6.9%
 Master's degree 245 2.0%
 Professional school degree 21 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,259 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 209 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 653 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29053

ZIP Code 29053 is in the following school districts: Lexington 04 School District and Private. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29053.

Frances F. Mack Intermediate
161 Gaston Street
Gaston, SC 29053
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington 04 School District
Sandhills Middle School
582 Meadowfield Road
Gaston, SC 29053
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lexington 04 School District
Foundation Christian School
1605 Old State Rd
Gaston, SC 29053
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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