Charleston, SC 29409 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29409: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, SC 29409

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chas, SC 29409
The Citadel, SC 29409

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Charleston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.794, Longitude -79.961
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charleston, SC 29409 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,402
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 1,870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,878
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 786
Population in Familes 480
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,616
Population Density2 6,490
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $64,617
Average Household Income $87,459
Per Capita Income $13,778


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $314,286
Average Home Value $317,361


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 5.1
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 7
  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 0.49% 0.49%
Households 1.32% 1.63%
Families 1.0% 1.35%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Charleston, SC 29409 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29409 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 # 292 26th
Population Density # 3 99th
Diversity Index # 261 34th
Median Household Income # 33 92nd
Per Capita Income # 381 4th

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