Beaufort, SC 29902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beaufort, SC 29902

Not Acceptable, USPS
Laurel Bay, SC 29902
Naval Hospital, SC 29902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 566
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,816
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 433
  • County: Beaufort County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.447, Longitude -80.709
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Beaufort, SC 29902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,264
Population in Households 15,478
Population in Familes 12,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,786
Population Density1 755
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,412
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,005
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,453 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,959 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 994 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $252,628
Average Home Value $390,943
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,130
Average Household Income $68,847
Per Capita Income $25,957
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.65%
Households 1.5% 1.94%
Families 1.28% 1.82%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Beaufort, SC 29902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29902 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 # 99 75th
Population Density1 # 71 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 145 64th
Median Household Income # 76 81st
Per Capita Income # 79 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.