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, 2016)


Total Population 59,008
Population in Households 58,850
Population in Familes 49,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density1 824
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 21,743
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 15,778
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,303 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,440 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,999 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $185,061
Average Home Value $238,324


Median Household Income $52,490
Average Household Income $67,905
Per Capita Income $25,092
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.55% 2.32%
Households 2.44% 2.27%
Families 2.28% 2.17%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Summerville, SC 29483 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29483 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 67 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 210 47th
Median Household Income # 61 85th
Per Capita Income # 89 78th

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