Folly Beach, SC 29439 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29439: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Folly Beach, SC 29439

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Charleston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.661, Longitude -79.937
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Folly Beach, SC 29439 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,602
Population in Households 2,602
Population in Familes 1,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,366
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 802 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 564 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,079 (44.1%)
Median Home Value $641,865
Average Home Value $690,305
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,692
Average Household Income $98,099
Per Capita Income $51,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.68%
Households 1.44% 1.73%
Families 1.04% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Folly Beach, SC 29439 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29439 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 # 284 28th
Population Density1 # 92 77th
Diversity Index2 # 375 5th
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.