North Charleston, SC 29418 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 29418: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Charleston, SC 29418

Acceptable Alternative
Charleston, SC 29418
N Charleston, SC 29418

Not Acceptable, USPS
CH Hgts, SC 29418
Charleston Heights, SC 29418
Charleston Hts, SC 29418
Chas, SC 29418
Chas Hgts, SC 29418
No Chas, SC 29418

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,538
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,305
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,014
  • County: Charleston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.893, Longitude -80.059
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29418 has segments in 2 Counties (Charleston, Dorchester).

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North Charleston, SC 29418 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,757
Daytime Population: Workers 29,152
Daytime Population: Residents 12,592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,744
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.56
Population in Households 26,737
Population in Familes 20,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,136
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $46,804
Average Household Income $57,422
Per Capita Income $23,259


Total Housing Units 12,322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,482 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,347 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,493 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $138,603
Average Home Value $149,580


Total Households 10,829
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,720
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 1.96% 1.92%
Households 1.91% 1.89%
Families 1.64% 1.71%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

North Charleston, SC 29418 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29418 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 # 65 84th
Population Density # 44 89th
Diversity Index # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 138 65th
Per Capita Income # 153 61st

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