Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29928: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Acceptable Alternative
Hilton Head, SC 29928

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fairfield, SC 29928

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 898
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,566
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,800
  • County: Beaufort County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.162, Longitude -80.753
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,340
Daytime Population: Workers 20,468
Daytime Population: Residents 10,454
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,922
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.69
Population in Households 18,269
Population in Familes 13,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 877
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $71,974
Average Household Income $108,644
Per Capita Income $53,144


Total Housing Units 25,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,584 (26.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,370 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,090 (64.2%)
Median Home Value $591,295
Average Home Value $640,500


Total Households 8,954
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 5,292
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.8% 1.86%
Households 1.73% 1.92%
Families 1.47% 1.77%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29928 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 # 108 73rd
Population Density # 60 85th
Diversity Index # 335 15th
Median Household Income # 18 96th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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