Blacksburg, SC 29702 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29702: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blacksburg, SC 29702

Acceptable Alternative
Cherokee Falls, SC 29702
Cherokee Fls, SC 29702
Kings Creek, SC 29702

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 282
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,216
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cherokee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.116, Longitude -81.514
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29702 has segments in 2 Counties (Cherokee, York).

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Blacksburg, SC 29702 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,775
Population in Households 9,775
Population in Familes 8,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 3,834
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,685
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,707 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,127 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $75,663
Average Home Value $107,490


Median Household Income $31,613
Average Household Income $43,422
Per Capita Income $17,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.1% 0.18%
Families -0.1% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Blacksburg, SC 29702 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29702 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 # 170 57th
Population Density1 # 175 56th
Diversity Index2 # 352 11th
Median Household Income # 315 20th
Per Capita Income # 323 18th

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