Charleston, SC 29492 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29492: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, SC 29492

Acceptable Alternative
Cainhoy, SC 29492
Daniel Island, SC 29492
Wando, SC 29492

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 535
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,047
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,391
  • County: Berkeley County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.956, Longitude -79.887
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charleston, SC 29492 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,636
Daytime Population: Workers 10,096
Daytime Population: Residents 6,928
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,024
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 13,636
Population in Familes 11,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 241
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $89,311
Average Household Income $136,395
Per Capita Income $55,744


Total Housing Units 6,521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,742 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,831 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 948 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $490,000
Average Home Value $527,492


Total Households 5,573
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,649
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 3.91% 3.37%
Households 3.98% 3.41%
Families 3.72% 3.26%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Charleston, SC 29492 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29492 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 # 138 65th
Population Density # 127 68th
Diversity Index # 341 14th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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