Salem, SC 29676 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29676: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, SC 29676

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oconee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.838, Longitude -82.931
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 118
  • PO Box Addresses: 193
  • Residential Addresses: 2,896
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 108
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,788

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

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Salem, SC 29676 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,415
Daytime Population: Workers 905
Daytime Population: Residents 3,565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,470
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 5,372
Population in Familes 4,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $57,476
Average Household Income $91,851
Per Capita Income $43,668


Total Housing Units 3,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,291 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 270 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,221 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $316,998
Average Home Value $370,439


Total Households 2,561
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,865
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.7% 0.74%
Households 0.7% 0.74%
Families 0.56% 0.64%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   -0.1%

Salem, SC 29676 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29676 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 # 212 47th
Population Density # 224 44th
Diversity Index # 391 1st
Median Household Income # 48 88th
Per Capita Income # 12 97th

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