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ZIP Code 29843

Primary City:Olar, SC (View All Cities)
County: Bamberg County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -81.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 29843. 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 29843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 29843, 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:
Olar, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29843 is located in central 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 29843 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 29843 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,291
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 682
Median Home Value $86,900
Land Area 63.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 519
Median Household Income $27,440

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male493148524835402136596347334029171110
Female43442835422628332856544750402121188
Total92757687906168546411511794838050382918

Gender

 Male 669 52%
 Female 622 48%
Gender

Race

 White 958 74.2%
 Black Or African American 293 22.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 32 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1338439990784213
Renter920933171041
Total225852132107884614

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 252 49%
 Single Guardian 94 18%
 Singles 154 30%
 Singles With Roommate 19 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 369 71%
 Households with Kids 150 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5101371254641310710812131210513
Female17757124810106565683129311
Total22171814249121614191513151420162419824

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29843 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29843 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 29843 real estate data, the median home value of $86,900 is slightly less than average 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 29843. Rentals in 29843 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,291 100%
 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 156 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 260 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 103 15%
 Households Vacant 163 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 11.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 5 3.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 9.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 27.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 47.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 2%
 3+ Bedroom 84 98%
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 $27,440 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29843 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. A higher percentage of people in 29843 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 29843 can expect to fall in that range. 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 423 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 13%
 No Earnings 707 54%
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 423 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 13%
 No Earnings 707 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 435 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 7%
 Worked at Home 94 16%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 215 38.3%
 High School Graduate 318 56.6%
 Associate's degree 9 1.6%
 Bachelor's degree 4 0.7%
 Master's degree 11 2.0%
 Professional school degree 5 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 210 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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