West Union, SC 29696 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29696: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Union, SC 29696

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 156
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,690
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Oconee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.772, Longitude -83.048
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Union, SC 29696 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,320
Daytime Population: Workers 3,256
Daytime Population: Residents 2,511
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,767
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 4,318
Population in Familes 3,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $53,344
Average Household Income $72,082
Per Capita Income $29,198


Total Housing Units 2,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,477 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $188,677
Average Home Value $283,040


Total Households 1,749
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,289
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 0.73% 0.8%
Households 0.72% 0.75%
Families 0.59% 0.66%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.24%

West Union, SC 29696 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29696 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 # 243 39th
Population Density # 146 63rd
Diversity Index # 362 9th
Median Household Income # 74 82nd
Per Capita Income # 68 83rd

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