Saint George, SC 29477 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29477: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint George, SC 29477

Not Acceptable, USPS
St George, SC 29477

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 330
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,795
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 68
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.185, Longitude -80.581
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29477 has segments in 2 Counties (Dorchester, Orangeburg).

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Saint George, SC 29477 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,887
Population in Households 6,583
Population in Familes 5,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 304
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,689
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,761
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,007 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 682 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $104,100
Average Home Value $142,613


Median Household Income $36,850
Average Household Income $48,947
Per Capita Income $20,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.61%
Households 0.2% 0.59%
Families -0.06% 0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
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.

Saint George, SC 29477 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29477 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 # 196 50th
Population Density1 # 231 41st
Diversity Index2 # 135 66th
Median Household Income # 229 42nd
Per Capita Income # 210 47th

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