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ZIP Code 29923

Post Office City:Gifford, SC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hampton County
Timezone: Eastern (3:46pm)
Area code: 803 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.860, -81.238
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 29923

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 29923. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 29923 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:
Gifford, SC

Stats and Demographics for the 29923 ZIP Code

ZIP code 29923 is located in southern 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 29923 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 29923 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 392
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 199
Median Home Value $45,800
Land Area 13.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 146
Median Household Income $22,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 42

Under 5131023
85 Plus077


 Male 184 47%
 Female 208 53%


 White 49 12.5%
 Black Or African American 338 86.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus606

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 53 36%
 Single Guardian 48 33%
 Singles 43 29%
 Singles With Roommate 2 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 95 65%
 Households with Kids 51 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 29923 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 29923 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 29923 real estate data, the median home value of $45,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 29923 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 29923 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 29923 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 392 100%
 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 52 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 71 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 12%
 Households Vacant 53 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 51%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $22,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 29923 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. ZIP code 29923 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 29923 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. In 29923 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.

For more information, see Gifford, SC poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 53 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 10%
 No Earnings 304 76%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 53 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 10%
 No Earnings 304 76%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 64 85%
 Public transportation 9 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 3%
 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 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 196 57%
 High School Graduate 109 32%
 Associate's degree 5 1%
 Bachelor's degree 33 10%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 59 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 31%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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