Beech Island, SC 29842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beech Island, SC 29842

Acceptable Alternative
Clearwater, SC 29842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 173
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,893
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Aiken County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.409, Longitude -81.882
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Beech Island, SC 29842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,020
Daytime Population: Workers 3,885
Daytime Population: Residents 5,074
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,959
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 9,014
Population in Familes 7,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 221
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $39,572
Average Household Income $50,711
Per Capita Income $19,589


Total Housing Units 3,993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,511 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 970 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 512 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $82,644
Average Home Value $123,138


Total Households 3,481
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,429
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 1.3% 1.13%
Households 1.32% 1.12%
Families 1.07% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Beech Island, SC 29842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29842 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 # 177 55th
Population Density # 135 66th
Diversity Index # 32 92nd
Median Household Income # 210 47th
Per Capita Income # 260 34th

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