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ZIP Code 29840

Primary City:Mount Carmel, SC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:29am)
Coordinates:34.01, -82.52
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29840. 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 29840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29840, 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:
Mount Carmel, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29840 is located in west 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 29840 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29840 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 251
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 153
Median Home Value $70,200
Land Area 33.30 sq mi
Water Area 3.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 101
Median Household Income $17,024

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5639
5-95510
10-1410818
15-1915722
20-247613
25-298412
30-34246
35-3971017
40-4451318
45-4971320
50-5461117
55-597815
60-6481119
65-69111122
70-74178
75-7931013
80-84112
85 Plus5510

Gender

 Male 114 45%
 Female 137 55%
Gender

Race

 White 25 10.0%
 Black Or African American 221 88.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101
25-34224
35-447714
45-5419726
55-6417320
65-7420323
75-84729
85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 32 32%
 Single Guardian 33 33%
 Singles 34 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 74 73%
 Households with Kids 27 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1011
2224
3101
4101
5101
6101
7134
8101
9123
10112
11022
12527
13224
14213
15325
16808
17123
18235
19101
20246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29840 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29840 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 29840 real estate data, the median home value of $70,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29840 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29840 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 251 100%
 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 34 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 43 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 24 16%
 Households Vacant 52 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 40%
 3+ Bedroom 27 60%
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 $17,024 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29840 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29840 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 29840 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 24 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 4%
 No Earnings 159 84%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 24 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 4%
 No Earnings 159 84%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 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 39 57%
 High School Graduate 6 9%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 18 26%
 Master's degree 5 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 73 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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