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ZIP Code 29437

Primary City:Dorchester, SC (View All Cities)
County: Dorchester County
Timezone: Eastern (4:48pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -80.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29437

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29437. 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 29437. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29437, 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:
Dorchester, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29437 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29437 is located in central 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 29437 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29437 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,380
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,100
Median Home Value $93,100
Land Area 93.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 946
Median Household Income $26,192

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57972151
5-95571126
10-146265127
15-199091181
20-246658124
25-296266128
30-345854112
35-396768135
40-447796173
45-49105111216
50-5410599204
55-5994110204
60-648495179
65-696353116
70-74414081
75-79192645
80-84163147
85 Plus131831

Gender

 Male 1,156 49%
 Female 1,224 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,365 57.4%
 Black Or African American 951 40.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.4%
 Asian 10 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 32 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411920
25-34682896
35-4412529154
45-5419735232
55-6418427211
65-7411326139
75-8461869
85 Plus24125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 486 51%
 Single Guardian 187 20%
 Singles 231 24%
 Singles With Roommate 42 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 651 69%
 Households with Kids 295 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151429
2241741
3101121
4181432
541317
6161026
781624
8141428
9131831
10111425
1114822
1271320
13121830
14181230
15152237
16171027
17172037
18191635
19222345
20151126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29437 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29437 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 29437 real estate data, the median home value of $93,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29437 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29437 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29437 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,380 100%
 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 459 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 324 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 15%
 Households Vacant 154 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 113 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 85 71%
 3+ Bedroom 35 29%
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 $26,192 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29437 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29437 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 29437 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 701 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 317 17%
 No Earnings 853 46%
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 701 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 317 17%
 No Earnings 853 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 872 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 164 18%
 High School Graduate 616 69%
 Associate's degree 94 11%
 Bachelor's degree 18 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 313 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29437

ZIP Code 29437 is in the Dorchester 04 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29437.

Harleyville Elementary
1650 East Main St
Dorchester, SC 29437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dorchester 04 School District
Woodland High School
4128 Hwy 78
Dorchester, SC 29437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dorchester 04 School District
Dorchester Career and Technology Center
507 School House Rd
Dorchester, SC 29437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dorchester 80 School District

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