Saluda, SC 29138 ZIP Code Profile

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Emory, SC | Fruit Hill, SC | Saluda, SC

ZIP Code 29138: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saluda, SC 29138

Not Acceptable, USPS
Emory, SC 29138
Fruit Hill, SC 29138
Richland Springs, SC 29138

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saluda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.007, Longitude -81.77
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29138 has segments in 3 Counties (Edgefield, Greenwood, Saluda).

  • Businesses Addresses: 361
  • PO Box Addresses: 337
  • Residential Addresses: 3,930
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 83
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,847

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Saluda, SC 29138 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,071
Daytime Population: Workers 2,562
Daytime Population: Residents 6,620
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,182
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 10,891
Population in Familes 8,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $45,321
Average Household Income $58,287
Per Capita Income $21,370


Total Housing Units 4,705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,735 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,243 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 727 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $96,817
Average Home Value $154,982


Total Households 3,978
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 2,798
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 0.25% 0.24%
Households 0.23% 0.25%
Families 0.07% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Saluda, SC 29138 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29138 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 # 157 61st
Population Density # 271 31st
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 146 63rd
Per Capita Income # 197 50th

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