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ZIP Code 29439

Primary City:Folly Beach, SC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Charleston
County: Charleston County
Timezone: Eastern (12:31pm)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.67, -79.95
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29439

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29439. 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 29439. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29439, 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:
Folly Beach, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29439 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29439 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 29439 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29439 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,399
Population Density 825 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,236
Median Home Value $624,000
Land Area 2.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,249
Median Household Income $72,193

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,235 51%
 Female 1,164 49%


 White 2,334 97.3%
 Black Or African American 9 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 14 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 496 40%
 Single Guardian 91 7%
 Singles 481 39%
 Singles With Roommate 181 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,107 89%
 Households with Kids 142 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29439 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 29439 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 29439 real estate data, the median home value of $624,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 29439 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29439 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,399 100%
 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 492 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 253 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 504 23%
 Households Vacant 987 44%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 404 40.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.8%
 For Sale Only 36 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 505 51.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 109 23%
 2 Bedroom 193 40%
 3+ Bedroom 177 37%
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 $72,193 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 29439 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. 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 29439 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,086 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 560 26%
 No Earnings 544 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,086 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 560 26%
 No Earnings 544 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,080 69.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 338 21.7%
 Worked at Home 128 8.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 29439 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 21 2%
 High School Graduate 377 31%
 Associate's degree 209 17%
 Bachelor's degree 449 38%
 Master's degree 46 4%
 Professional school degree 46 4%
 Doctorate degree 49 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 134 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 21.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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