Union, SC 29379 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29379: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union, SC 29379

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 767
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,783
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 327
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.715, Longitude -81.621
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Union, SC 29379 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,106
Population in Households 18,720
Population in Familes 15,226
Population in Group Qrtrs 386
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 7,901
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,241 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,660 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,678 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $76,006
Average Home Value $99,533


Median Household Income $35,654
Average Household Income $47,830
Per Capita Income $20,308
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.51%
Households -0.59% -0.58%
Families -0.79% -0.7%
Median Household Income   -0.67%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Union, SC 29379 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29379 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 102 74th
Population Density1 # 226 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 207 48th
Median Household Income # 258 35th
Per Capita Income # 206 48th

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