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ZIP Code 29706

Primary City:Chester, SC (View All Cities)
County: Chester County
Timezone: Eastern (12:35am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -81.3
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29706

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29706. 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 29706. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29706, 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:
Chester, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29706 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29706 is located in north South Carolina and covers a large 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 29706 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29706 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,847
Population Density 73 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,803
Median Home Value $84,200
Land Area 272.24 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,728
Median Household Income $30,879

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57156751,390
5-96866361,322
10-146866231,309
15-197046781,382
20-245905951,185
25-295236241,147
30-345095961,105
35-395796481,227
40-446206661,286
45-496977341,431
50-547027711,473
55-596867751,461
60-646076251,232
65-69449521970
70-74299364663
75-79213323536
80-84141236377
85 Plus104247351

Gender

 Male 9,510 48%
 Female 10,337 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,545 53.1%
 Black Or African American 8,771 44.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.4%
 Asian 72 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 93 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 288 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2477174251
25-34427535962
35-448054871,292
45-541,1764181,594
55-641,3053281,633
65-749141831,097
75-84552109661
85 Plus20236238

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,234 42%
 Single Guardian 2,163 28%
 Singles 2,062 27%
 Singles With Roommate 269 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,078 66%
 Households with Kids 2,650 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1134141275
2139145284
3160147307
4161120281
5148122270
6117127244
7140138278
8131124255
9150125275
10136132268
11147126273
12147139286
13128117245
14128109237
15137144281
16171122293
17144155299
18124135259
19128122250
20124127251

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29706 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29706 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 29706 real estate data, the median home value of $84,200 is low 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 29706. Rentals in 29706 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29706 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,638 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 104 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,297 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,161 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,270 26%
 Households Vacant 1,075 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 229 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 136 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 132 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 525 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 223 12%
 2 Bedroom 895 46%
 3+ Bedroom 819 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 $30,879 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29706 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. 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 29706. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,043 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,238 21%
 No Earnings 7,224 47%
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 5,043 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,238 21%
 No Earnings 7,224 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,533 93.8%
 Public transportation 93 1.3%
 Taxicab 23 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 195 2.8%
 Worked at Home 120 1.7%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,323 21.6%
 High School Graduate 3,512 57.3%
 Associate's degree 482 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 559 9.1%
 Master's degree 148 2.4%
 Professional school degree 78 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,129 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 381 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 461 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29706

ZIP Code 29706 is in the Chester 01 School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29706.

Chester Park Elementary of Inquiry
835 Lancaster Hwy
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester 01 School District
Chester Middle School
1014 McCandless Rd
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chester 01 School District
Academy for Teaching and Learning
109 Hinton St
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester 01 School District
Chester Park Elementary School for the Arts
835 Lancaster Hwy
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester 01 School District
Chester Park Elementary School of Literacy and Tec
835 Lancaster Hwy
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester 01 School District
Chester Senior High School
1330 J. A. Cochran Bypass
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chester 01 School District
Chester County Career Center
1324 J. A. Cochran Bypass
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chester 01 School District
Horizons Christian Academy
729 Village Dr
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hawthorne Christian Academy
790 Hawthorne Rd
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Holy Place Chester Christian Academy
510 Patrick St
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Word & Spirit Christian Academy
126 York St
Chester, SC 29706
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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