Longs, SC 29568 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29568: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Longs, SC 29568

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 327
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,624
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 364
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.887, Longitude -78.749
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Longs, SC 29568 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,379
Population in Households 12,371
Population in Familes 10,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,975
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,532
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,925 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,050 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,099 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $153,215
Average Home Value $180,121


Median Household Income $38,786
Average Household Income $52,190
Per Capita Income $20,991
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.58% 2.97%
Households 2.61% 2.97%
Families 2.4% 2.86%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Longs, SC 29568 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29568 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 # 145 63rd
Population Density1 # 161 59th
Diversity Index2 # 173 57th
Median Household Income # 195 51st
Per Capita Income # 180 54th

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