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: 1,548
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,199
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,010
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 25,648
Population in Households 25,628
Population in Familes 19,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 1,057
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 10,319
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,952 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,367 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,600 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $131,453
Average Home Value $148,142


Median Household Income $41,880
Average Household Income $54,027
Per Capita Income $21,757
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 1.56%
Households 1.25% 1.56%
Families 0.92% 1.36%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

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

The table below compares 29418 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 # 66 83rd
Population Density1 # 48 88th
Diversity Index2 # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 154 61st
Per Capita Income # 162 59th

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