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, 2016)


Total Population 12,841
Population in Households 12,841
Population in Familes 10,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 222
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 5,248
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,465 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,783 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,001 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $484,461
Average Home Value $537,078


Median Household Income $84,575
Average Household Income $128,116
Per Capita Income $52,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.55% 3.24%
Households 3.62% 3.28%
Families 3.37% 3.13%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Charleston, SC 29492 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29492 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 # 142 64th
Population Density1 # 130 67th
Diversity Index2 # 340 14th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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