Charleston, SC 29403 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29403: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, SC 29403

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chas, SC 29403

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 926
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,459
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,301
  • County: Charleston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.798, Longitude -79.948
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charleston, SC 29403 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,806
Population in Households 20,459
Population in Familes 10,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,347
Population Density1 5,070
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,657
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 3,714
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,981 (26.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,676 (58.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,755 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $328,274
Average Home Value $398,214
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,690
Average Household Income $50,033
Per Capita Income $22,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.53%
Households 1.53% 1.79%
Families 0.89% 1.39%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Charleston, SC 29403 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29403 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 # 80 80th
Population Density1 # 5 99th
Diversity Index2 # 98 76th
Median Household Income # 356 10th
Per Capita Income # 140 65th

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