Sunset, SC 29685 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29685: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sunset, SC 29685

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pickens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.921, Longitude -82.822
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 57
  • Residential Addresses: 1,053
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 283
    • Single Family Addresses: 770

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

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Sunset, SC 29685 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,762
Daytime Population: Workers 535
Daytime Population: Residents 1,041
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,576
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,707
Population in Familes 1,437
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,640
Average Household Income $64,869
Per Capita Income $28,395


Total Housing Units 1,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 648 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 633 (45.8%)
Median Home Value $159,551
Average Home Value $333,218


Total Households 749
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 532
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 1.17% 1.11%
Households 1.12% 1.07%
Families 1.0% 0.96%
Median Household Income   4.07%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Sunset, SC 29685 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29685 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 # 319 19th
Population Density # 357 10th
Diversity Index # 386 3rd
Median Household Income # 139 65th
Per Capita Income # 74 82nd

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