Donalds, SC 29638 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Donalds, SC 29638

Acceptable Alternative
Shoals Jct, SC 29638
Shoals Junction, SC 29638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,022
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Abbeville County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.374, Longitude -82.272
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29638 has segments in 2 Counties (Abbeville, Greenwood).

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Donalds, SC 29638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,129
Daytime Population: Workers 281
Daytime Population: Residents 1,805
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,086
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,799
Population in Familes 2,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 330
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $36,531
Average Household Income $49,412
Per Capita Income $21,991


Total Housing Units 1,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 936 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $99,381
Average Home Value $126,522


Total Households 1,227
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 816
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 -0.04% -0.05%
Households 0.03% -0.02%
Families -0.17% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.48%

Donalds, SC 29638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29638 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 # 270 32nd
Population Density # 253 36th
Diversity Index # 313 21st
Median Household Income # 268 32nd
Per Capita Income # 178 55th

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