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ZIP Code 29206

Post Office City:Columbia, SC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Northeast
County: Richland County
Timezone: Eastern (2:48am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.03, -80.94
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29206

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 29206. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 29206 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:
Columbia, SC
Unacceptable:
Arcadia Lakes, Forest Acres, Forest Lake, Ravenwood, Sandwood

Stats and Demographics for the 29206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29206 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29206 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 a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29206 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,788
Population Density 2,075 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,015
Median Home Value $228,400
Land Area 8.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,706
Median Household Income $65,707

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56265931,219
5-96506251,275
10-146085801,188
15-19492469961
20-24426446872
25-295195841,103
30-345365641,100
35-395165421,058
40-445105651,075
45-495466571,203
50-545697201,289
55-595786861,264
60-645226131,135
65-69343423766
70-74268360628
75-79210334544
80-84199348547
85 Plus192369561

Gender

 Male 8,310 47%
 Female 9,478 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,561 76.2%
 Black Or African American 3,156 17.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.4%
 Asian 268 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 316 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 401 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2443240283
25-344107331,143
35-446675241,191
45-541,0723731,445
55-641,2022561,458
65-74798116914
75-84695113808
85 Plus36797464

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,654 47%
 Single Guardian 1,126 15%
 Singles 2,525 33%
 Singles With Roommate 401 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,392 70%
 Households with Kids 2,314 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123117240
2122110232
3132134266
4144115259
5126136262
6136122258
7129123252
8116128244
9143116259
10132119251
11114123237
12122110232
13110111221
14130117247
15121102223
1699121220
17114110224
1810279181
195657113
207067137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29206 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29206 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 29206 real estate data, the median home value of $228,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29206. Rentals in 29206 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,785 100.0%
 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 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,428 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,826 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,452 27%
 Households Vacant 1,309 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 689 52.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.8%
 For Sale Only 159 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 2.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 382 29.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 103 4%
 1 Bedroom 257 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,050 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,036 42%
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 $65,707 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29206 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. The commute in 29206 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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.

For more information, see Forest Acres, SC poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,130 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,215 23%
 No Earnings 4,918 34%
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 6,130 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,215 23%
 No Earnings 4,918 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,704 93.7%
 Public transportation 44 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 208 2.5%
 Worked at Home 264 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 29206 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 486 4%
 High School Graduate 3,778 30%
 Associate's degree 945 8%
 Bachelor's degree 4,347 35%
 Master's degree 1,666 13%
 Professional school degree 909 7%
 Doctorate degree 461 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,790 61.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,330 29.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 413 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29206

ZIP Code 29206 is in the following school districts: Richland 01 School District, Richland 02 School District, South Carolina/Ft. Stewart/Cuba School District, and Private. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29206.

Brockman Elementary
2245 Montclair Drive
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Satchel Ford Elementary
5901 Satchel Ford Road
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Crayton Middle School
5000 Clemson Avenue
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richland 01 School District
Forest Lake Elementary
6801 Brookfield Road
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Dent Middle School
2721 Decker Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richland 02 School District
Pierce Terrace Elementary School
5715 Adams Ct
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Carolina/Ft. Stewart/Cuba School District
Cardinal Newman School
4701 Forest Dr
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Timmerman School
2219 Atascadero Dr
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kilbourne Park Baptist
4205 Kilbourne Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cutler Jewish Day School
5827a N Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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