Charleston, SC 29492 ZIP Code Profile

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Cainhoy, SC | Wando, SC

ZIP Code 29492: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, SC 29492

Acceptable Alternative
Cainhoy, SC 29492
Daniel Island, SC 29492
Wando, SC 29492

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Berkeley County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.956, Longitude -79.887
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 572
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,712
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,089
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,623

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

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  1. 29492 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 29492 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Charleston, SC 29492 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,570
Population in Households 15,570
Population in Familes 12,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 292
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $101,321
Average Household Income $144,328
Per Capita Income $58,667


Total Housing Units 7,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,755 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,574 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 927 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $477,657
Average Home Value $579,427


Total Households 6,329
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,127
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 5.11% 3.92%
Households 5.09% 3.93%
Families 4.81% 3.77%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

Charleston, SC 29492 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29492 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 # 120 70th
Population Density # 119 70th
Diversity Index # 314 20th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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