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ZIP Code 29742

Primary City:Sharon, SC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:05pm)
Coordinates:34.9, -81.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29742. 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 29742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29742, 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:
Sharon, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29742 is located in north 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 29742 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 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 29742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,460
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,132
Median Home Value $83,600
Land Area 81.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 960
Median Household Income $42,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57576151
5-98383166
10-148370153
15-196973142
20-245673129
25-297872150
30-347471145
35-398071151
40-448481165
45-49102104206
50-54104118222
55-599777174
60-647877155
65-695752109
70-74474592
75-79333871
80-84192443
85 Plus142236

Gender

 Male 1,233 50%
 Female 1,227 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,950 79.3%
 Black Or African American 447 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.7%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2481523
25-348038118
35-4412827155
45-5418838226
55-6417427201
65-741237130
75-84681583
85 Plus22224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 507 53%
 Single Guardian 187 19%
 Singles 227 24%
 Singles With Roommate 39 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 648 68%
 Households with Kids 312 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101323
2191736
3171936
4161430
5161531
618927
7142236
8121931
9231841
10171431
11181230
12151732
13131528
14201232
15121830
16171431
17161430
18101727
19141024
20171532

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29742 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29742 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 29742 real estate data, the median home value of $83,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,460 100%
 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 457 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 334 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 169 15%
 Households Vacant 172 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 5%
 2 Bedroom 91 48%
 3+ Bedroom 91 48%
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 $42,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 29742 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 29742 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 29742 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 734 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 552 26%
 No Earnings 848 40%
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 734 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 552 26%
 No Earnings 848 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 938 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 2%
 Worked at Home 109 10%
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 169 20.1%
 High School Graduate 558 66.3%
 Associate's degree 58 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 47 5.6%
 Master's degree 1 0.1%
 Professional school degree 8 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 316 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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