North Charleston, SC 29405 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29405: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Charleston, SC 29405

Acceptable Alternative
Charleston, SC 29405
N Charleston, SC 29405

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chas, SC 29405
Chas Hgts, SC 29405
No Chas, SC 29405
Pinehaven, SC 29405

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,453
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,876
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 312
  • County: Charleston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.859, Longitude -79.988
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Charleston, SC 29405 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,121
Daytime Population: Workers 26,688
Daytime Population: Residents 16,154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,842
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.47
Population in Households 26,866
Population in Familes 20,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,255
Population Density2 1,847
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $26,645
Average Household Income $38,609
Per Capita Income $15,636


Total Housing Units 12,609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,620 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,265 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,724 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $130,796
Average Home Value $159,713


Total Households 10,885
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,337
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.17% 1.28%
Households 1.31% 1.41%
Families 0.98% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

North Charleston, SC 29405 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29405 to the other 395 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 58 86th
Population Density # 22 95th
Diversity Index # 210 47th
Median Household Income # 382 4th
Per Capita Income # 368 7th

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