Okatie, SC 29909 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29909: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Okatie, SC 29909

Acceptable Alternative
Bluffton, SC 29909

Not Acceptable, USPS
Callawassie Island, SC 29909
Spring Island, SC 29909
Sun City, SC 29909

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 158
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,322
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 436
  • County: Beaufort County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.262, Longitude -80.867
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29909 has segments in 2 Counties (Beaufort, Jasper).

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Okatie, SC 29909 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,374
Population in Households 19,136
Population in Familes 15,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 238
Population Density1 348
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 9,467
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 6,829
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 11,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,441 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,026 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,019 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $285,102
Average Home Value $360,070


Median Household Income $61,229
Average Household Income $85,402
Per Capita Income $42,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.56% 2.11%
Households 2.19% 1.91%
Families 1.93% 1.81%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Okatie, SC 29909 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29909 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 # 98 75th
Population Density1 # 107 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 359 9th
Median Household Income # 30 93rd
Per Capita Income # 11 97th

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