Summerville, SC 29483 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29483: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Summerville, SC 29483

Acceptable Alternative
Knightsville, SC 29483

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,266
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,036
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,741
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.018, Longitude -80.211
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29483 has segments in 3 Counties (Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester).

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Summerville, SC 29483 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,135
Daytime Population: Workers 20,831
Daytime Population: Residents 28,465
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 52,990
Population in Familes 44,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density2 988
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $55,058
Average Household Income $72,214
Per Capita Income $26,719


Total Housing Units 21,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,008 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,599 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,541 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $192,412
Average Home Value $250,250


Total Households 19,607
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 14,179
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 2.45% 2.43%
Households 2.35% 2.37%
Families 2.19% 2.28%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Summerville, SC 29483 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29483 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 # 7 98th
Population Density # 50 88th
Diversity Index # 213 46th
Median Household Income # 57 86th
Per Capita Income # 87 78th

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