Chester, SC 29706 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, SC 29706

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.711, Longitude -81.208
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29706 has segments in 2 Counties (Chester, York).

  • Businesses Addresses: 757
  • PO Box Addresses: 582
  • Residential Addresses: 8,253
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,229

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

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Chester, SC 29706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,163
Daytime Population: Workers 5,972
Daytime Population: Residents 11,996
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,968
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 19,958
Population in Familes 16,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 205
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $35,481
Average Household Income $47,960
Per Capita Income $18,904


Total Housing Units 9,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,481 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,354 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,193 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $91,260
Average Home Value $132,152


Total Households 7,835
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,408
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 0.04% -0.12%
Households 0.01% -0.14%
Families -0.17% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Chester, SC 29706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29706 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 # 97 76th
Population Density # 223 44th
Diversity Index # 108 73rd
Median Household Income # 283 29th
Per Capita Income # 289 27th

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