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ZIP Code 29709

Post Office City:Chesterfield, SC (View All Cities)
County: Chesterfield County
Timezone: Eastern (6:52am)
Area code: 843 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -80.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29709

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 29709. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 29709 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Chesterfield, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29709 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29709 is located in northeast 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 29709 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29709 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,498
Population Density 67 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,099
Median Home Value $74,200
Land Area 97.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,608
Median Household Income $38,942

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5196187383
5-9196190386
10-14212197409
15-19248217465
20-24195179374
25-29203177380
30-34189178367
35-39201197398
40-44239258497
45-49260268528
50-54237243480
55-59229227456
60-64210230440
65-69151180331
70-74118123241
75-7972112184
80-84405797
85 Plus285482

Gender

 Male 3,224 50%
 Female 3,274 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,568 70.3%
 Black Or African American 1,791 27.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.4%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 29 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 68 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24344579
25-34181126307
35-44328118446
45-5445986545
55-6448087567
65-7433158389
75-8418523208
85 Plus571067

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,227 47%
 Single Guardian 545 21%
 Singles 743 28%
 Singles With Roommate 93 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,762 68%
 Households with Kids 846 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1373067
2334881
3373976
4413778
5383371
6354580
7353166
8453378
9434891
10403474
11383775
12374683
13553994
14424183
15524092
165155106
175847105
18414485
19463177
20443882

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29709 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29709 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 29709 real estate data, the median home value of $74,200 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 29709. Rentals in 29709 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 29709 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,346 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 113 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 995 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,060 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 553 18%
 Households Vacant 491 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 64 13.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 32 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 10.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 329 67.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 45 7%
 2 Bedroom 297 48%
 3+ Bedroom 273 44%
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 $38,942 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29709 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 29709 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 1,954 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 16%
 No Earnings 2,027 43%
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 1,954 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 16%
 No Earnings 2,027 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,321 97.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 0.8%
 Worked at Home 44 1.8%
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 1,071 24.8%
 High School Graduate 2,261 52.4%
 Associate's degree 328 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 394 9.1%
 Master's degree 223 5.2%
 Professional school degree 20 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,020 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 207 16.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29709

ZIP Code 29709 is in the Chesterfield 01 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29709.

Edwards Elementary
2411 West Blvd
Chesterfield, SC 29709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District
Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School
14445 Hwy 9
Chesterfield, SC 29709
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District
Chesterfield High School
401 North Page St
Chesterfield, SC 29709
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chesterfield 01 School District

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