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ZIP Code 29842

Primary City:Beech Island, SC (View All Cities)
County: Aiken County
Timezone: Eastern (6:36am)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.44, -81.87
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29842. 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 29842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29842, 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:
Beech Island, SC
Unacceptable:
North Augusta

Stats and Demographics for the 29842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29842 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 29842 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29842 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,675
Population Density 196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,382
Median Home Value $76,100
Land Area 39.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,966
Median Household Income $30,537

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5272260532
5-9263249512
10-14244248492
15-19313275588
20-24247256503
25-29218243461
30-34215210425
35-39228243471
40-44222260482
45-49298321619
50-54311340651
55-59274274548
60-64226218444
65-69152168320
70-74101131232
75-7981107188
80-845069119
85 Plus305888

Gender

 Male 3,745 49%
 Female 3,930 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,336 56.5%
 Black Or African American 2,727 35.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.4%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 351 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 209 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244483127
25-34189189378
35-44323166489
45-54568153721
55-64512108620
65-7429257349
75-8418036216
85 Plus481866

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,364 46%
 Single Guardian 726 24%
 Singles 736 25%
 Singles With Roommate 140 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,930 65%
 Households with Kids 1,036 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1494190
25252104
36458122
44656102
55248100
65458112
74457101
8524698
96140101
105959118
115353106
12434184
13454287
14445397
155255107
166152113
175856114
186157118
198155136
20524496

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29842 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29842 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 29842 real estate data, the median home value of $76,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29842 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29842 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,665 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,231 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 925 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 810 24%
 Households Vacant 416 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 21.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.2%
 For Sale Only 68 16.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 6.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 211 50.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 134 12%
 2 Bedroom 532 49%
 3+ Bedroom 422 39%
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 $30,537 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29842 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 29842 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,286 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,636 23%
 No Earnings 3,197 45%
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 2,286 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,636 23%
 No Earnings 3,197 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,216 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 31 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 123 4%
 Worked at Home 136 4%
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 677 26.3%
 High School Graduate 1,398 54.4%
 Associate's degree 260 10.1%
 Bachelor's degree 105 4.1%
 Master's degree 94 3.7%
 Professional school degree 12 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,711 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 340 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 29842

ZIP Code 29842 is in the Aiken 01 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 29842.

Clearwater Elementary
4552 Augusta Rd
Beech Island, SC 29842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aiken 01 School District

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