Nichols, SC 29581 ZIP Code Profile

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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: 44
  • PO Box Addresses: 181
  • Residential Addresses: 1,775
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,775

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

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  1. 29581 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 29581 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. South Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Nichols, SC 29581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Nichols, SC 29581 Housing Affordability Index is 170
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

Nichols, SC 29581 Wealth Index is 40
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 5,175
Population in Households 5,175
Population in Familes 4,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 32
Diversity Index1 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,018
Average Household Income $46,809
Per Capita Income $18,868
Wealth Index3 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,571 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 515 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $106,202
Housing Affordability Index2 170
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,086
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,381
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 0.79% 0.74%
Households 0.79% 0.74%
Families 0.61% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Nichols, SC 29581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29581 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 # 223 44th
Population Density # 320 19th
Diversity Index # 164 59th
Median Household Income # 338 15th
Per Capita Income # 319 20th

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