Tamassee, SC 29686 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29686: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tamassee, SC 29686

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oconee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.902, Longitude -82.979
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 45
  • Residential Addresses: 472
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 472

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

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Tamassee, SC 29686 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,183
Daytime Population: Workers 137
Daytime Population: Residents 718
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 855
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Familes 973
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,694
Average Household Income $55,338
Per Capita Income $23,655


Total Housing Units 752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 425 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (33.2%)
Median Home Value $166,333
Average Home Value $193,765


Total Households 502
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 346
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 0.48% 0.57%
Households 0.48% 0.59%
Families 0.32% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Tamassee, SC 29686 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29686 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 # 343 13th
Population Density # 287 27th
Diversity Index # 385 3rd
Median Household Income # 182 54th
Per Capita Income # 143 64th

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