Union, SC 29379 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29379: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union, SC 29379

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.715, Longitude -81.621
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 772
  • PO Box Addresses: 327
  • Residential Addresses: 8,132
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 326
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,806

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Union, SC 29379 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Union, SC 29379 Housing Affordability Index is 223
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Union, SC 29379 Wealth Index is 42
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 18,747
Population in Households 18,341
Population in Familes 14,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 406
Population Density 72
Diversity Index1 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,584
Average Household Income $47,227
Per Capita Income $19,579
Wealth Index3 42

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,930 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,827 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,684 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $81,791
Housing Affordability Index2 223
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,757
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 5,090
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.45% -0.46%
Households -0.5% -0.5%
Families -0.67% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Union, SC 29379 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29379 to the other 396 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 226 43rd
Diversity Index # 206 48th
Median Household Income # 310 22nd
Per Capita Income # 297 25th

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