Saint Stephen, SC 29479 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29479: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Stephen, SC 29479

Acceptable Alternative
Alvin, SC 29479

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Berkeley County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.349, Longitude -79.816
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 164
  • PO Box Addresses: 725
  • Residential Addresses: 2,197
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 44
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,153

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

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Saint Stephen, SC 29479 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,614
Daytime Population: Workers 1,481
Daytime Population: Residents 4,849
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 7,533
Population in Familes 6,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $36,003
Average Household Income $47,518
Per Capita Income $18,209


Total Housing Units 3,337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,142 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 731 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 464 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $118,864
Average Home Value $164,157


Total Households 2,873
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,973
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 0.98% 1.56%
Households 1.03% 1.6%
Families 0.83% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Saint Stephen, SC 29479 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29479 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 # 188 53rd
Population Density # 208 48th
Diversity Index # 136 65th
Median Household Income # 272 31st
Per Capita Income # 311 22nd

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