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ZIP Code 29438

Primary City:Edisto Island, SC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:13am)
Coordinates:32.6, -80.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29438. 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 29438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29438, 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:
Edisto Island, SC
Acceptable:
Edisto
Unacceptable:
Edisto Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 29438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29438 is located in south 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 29438 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29438 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,408
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,481
Median Home Value $383,700
Land Area 74.66 sq mi
Water Area 18.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,064
Median Household Income $57,328

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56341104
5-95056106
10-145347100
15-19534396
20-245751108
25-29385492
30-34394887
35-39304474
40-446556121
45-496685151
50-54103102205
55-59111129240
60-64145168313
65-69126114240
70-748779166
75-79494594
80-84264066
85 Plus172845

Gender

 Male 1,178 49%
 Female 1,230 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,535 63.7%
 Black Or African American 818 34.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 36 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2431114
25-34294069
35-44592483
45-5414144185
55-6429430324
65-7423420254
75-841037110
85 Plus23225

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 549 52%
 Single Guardian 179 17%
 Singles 286 27%
 Singles With Roommate 50 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 860 81%
 Households with Kids 204 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16612
2191029
310313
4181129
56915
617724
791928
861016
9121123
10111122
1191019
1271017
13111122
1415520
158412
16151833
17101020
189615
1911516
2016824

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29438 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 29438 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 29438 real estate data, the median home value of $383,700 is extremely high 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 29438. Rentals in 29438 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,408 100%
 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 474 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 412 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 178 5%
 Households Vacant 2,417 69%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,217 50.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.3%
 For Sale Only 42 1.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,047 43.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 4.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 3%
 1 Bedroom 16 9%
 2 Bedroom 20 11%
 3+ Bedroom 137 77%
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 $57,328 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29438 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 29438. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 641 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 586 28%
 No Earnings 867 41%
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 641 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 586 28%
 No Earnings 867 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 922 90.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.2%
 Worked at Home 92 9.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 91 9%
 High School Graduate 410 41%
 Associate's degree 88 9%
 Bachelor's degree 242 24%
 Master's degree 105 10%
 Professional school degree 54 5%
 Doctorate degree 15 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 212 67.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 20.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29438

ZIP Code 29438 is in the Charleston 01 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29438.

Jane Edwards Elementary
1960 Jane Edwards Rd
Edisto Island, SC 29438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston 01 School District
Edisto Beach Elementary
42 Station Court
Edisto Beach, SC 29438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colleton 01 School District

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