Summerville, SC 29485 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29485: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Summerville, SC 29485

Acceptable Alternative
Ladson, SC 29485
Lincolnville, SC 29485

Not Acceptable, USPS
Summ, SC 29485

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,066
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,607
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,868
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.975, Longitude -80.18
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29485 has segments in 2 Counties (Charleston, Dorchester).

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Summerville, SC 29485 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 58,076
Daytime Population: Workers 11,430
Daytime Population: Residents 29,459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 57,922
Population in Familes 49,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density2 1,697
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $65,257
Average Household Income $77,296
Per Capita Income $28,540


Total Housing Units 22,887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,247 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,144 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,496 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $202,864
Average Home Value $227,422


Total Households 21,391
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 15,546
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 2.24% 2.09%
Households 2.14% 2.03%
Families 2.0% 1.94%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Summerville, SC 29485 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29485 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 # 5 99th
Population Density # 26 94th
Diversity Index # 218 45th
Median Household Income # 31 92nd
Per Capita Income # 73 82nd

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