Nichols, SC 29581 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 29581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nichols, SC 29581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.228, Longitude -79.148
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29581 has segments in 3 Counties (Dillon, Horry, Marion).

  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • PO Box Addresses: 204
  • Residential Addresses: 1,786
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,786

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

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Nichols, SC 29581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,982
Daytime Population: Workers 341
Daytime Population: Residents 2,913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,254
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 4,982
Population in Familes 4,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $31,506
Average Household Income $44,290
Per Capita Income $17,860


Total Housing Units 2,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,486 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 523 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $89,922
Average Home Value $115,091


Total Households 2,009
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,335
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 1.18% 1.22%
Households 1.2% 1.22%
Families 1.01% 1.11%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Nichols, SC 29581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29581 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 # 226 43rd
Population Density # 318 20th
Diversity Index # 172 56th
Median Household Income # 337 15th
Per Capita Income # 325 18th

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