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ZIP Code 29420

Primary City:North Charleston, SC (View All Cities)
County: Charleston County
Timezone: Eastern (6:35pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.94, -80.10
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29420

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29420. 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 29420. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29420, 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:
North Charleston, SC
Acceptable:
Charleston, N Charleston
Unacceptable:
Chas, No Chas

Stats and Demographics for the 29420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29420 is located in southeast 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 29420 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 parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29420 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,834
Population Density 1,947 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,389
Median Home Value $162,600
Land Area 11.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,631
Median Household Income $56,864

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58978931,790
5-99519021,853
10-149688621,830
15-199258371,762
20-247267491,475
25-297758121,587
30-347168691,585
35-397008511,551
40-447638451,608
45-497719431,714
50-547117991,510
55-595686611,229
60-64437496933
65-69286299585
70-74188210398
75-79121113234
80-84376097
85 Plus296493

Gender

 Male 10,569 48%
 Female 11,265 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,950 50.2%
 Black Or African American 8,484 38.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.4%
 Asian 730 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.2%
 Other Race 822 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 715 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2464306370
25-346918461,537
35-441,1585781,736
45-541,4144561,870
55-641,0592141,273
65-7452576601
75-8418130211
85 Plus27633

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,904 51%
 Single Guardian 1,869 24%
 Singles 1,424 19%
 Singles With Roommate 434 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,130 54%
 Households with Kids 3,501 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1167173340
2186196382
3204214418
4173160333
5195182377
6195174369
7191151342
8178165343
9192230422
10207195402
11215165380
12186151337
13172164336
14188187375
15185191376
16198171369
17202170372
18185148333
19155157312
20154147301

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29420 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29420 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 29420 real estate data, the median home value of $162,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 29420. Rentals in 29420 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,834 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,433 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 686 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,512 30%
 Households Vacant 758 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 346 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 247 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 172 8%
 2 Bedroom 931 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,100 50%
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 $56,864 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29420 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 29420 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 8,546 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,844 23%
 No Earnings 4,178 25%
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 8,546 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,844 23%
 No Earnings 4,178 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,204 90.7%
 Public transportation 176 1.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 353 3.1%
 Worked at Home 495 4.4%
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 722 11.3%
 High School Graduate 3,423 53.7%
 Associate's degree 650 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,126 17.7%
 Master's degree 386 6.1%
 Professional school degree 9 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,850 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 593 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 791 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29420

ZIP Code 29420 is in the Charleston 01 School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29420.

Pepperhill Elementary
3300 Creola Rd
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Northwoods Middle School
7763 Northside Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Pinehurst Elementary
7753 Northside Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary
8600 William Moultrie Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dorchester 02 School District
Eagle Nest Elementary
8640 River Oaks Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dorchester 02 School District
River Oaks Middle School
8642 River Oaks Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dorchester 02 School District
Fort Dorchester High School
8500 Patriot Blvd
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dorchester 02 School District
Northside Christian School
7800 Northside Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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