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: 1,061
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,331
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,858
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 53,114
Population in Households 52,949
Population in Familes 44,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 1,805
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 19,689
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 14,281
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,728 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,961 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,636 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $205,446
Average Home Value $227,051


Median Household Income $63,194
Average Household Income $74,984
Per Capita Income $27,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.84% 1.84%
Households 1.75% 1.79%
Families 1.58% 1.69%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 29485 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29485 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 # 8 98th
Population Density1 # 22 95th
Diversity Index2 # 222 44th
Median Household Income # 26 94th
Per Capita Income # 65 84th

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