Dorchester, SC 29437 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29437: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dorchester, SC 29437

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.143, Longitude -80.379
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • PO Box Addresses: 96
  • Residential Addresses: 986
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 986

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.



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Dorchester, SC 29437 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,431
Population in Households 2,431
Population in Familes 2,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,635
Average Household Income $58,209
Per Capita Income $22,963

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 781 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $105,088
Average Home Value $149,040
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 959
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.79%
Households 0.5% 0.74%
Families 0.26% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Dorchester, SC 29437 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29437 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 291 26th
Population Density # 331 16th
Diversity Index # 178 55th
Median Household Income # 188 52nd
Per Capita Income # 186 53rd

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