Elgin, SC 29045 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29045: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elgin, SC 29045

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pontiac, SC 29045

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kershaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.18, Longitude -80.798
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29045 has segments in 3 Counties (Fairfield, Kershaw, Richland).

  • Businesses Addresses: 410
  • PO Box Addresses: 558
  • Residential Addresses: 9,718
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 810
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,908

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Elgin, SC 29045 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,404
Daytime Population: Workers 3,308
Daytime Population: Residents 12,855
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 25,361
Population in Familes 21,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $61,109
Average Household Income $78,031
Per Capita Income $29,013


Total Housing Units 10,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,125 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,306 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 655 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $167,122
Average Home Value $214,365


Total Households 9,431
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 6,865
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 2.03% 1.6%
Households 2.1% 1.63%
Families 1.81% 1.45%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Elgin, SC 29045 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29045 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 # 73 82nd
Population Density # 105 74th
Diversity Index # 134 67th
Median Household Income # 39 90th
Per Capita Income # 69 83rd

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