Sharon, SC 29742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sharon, SC 29742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: York County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.913, Longitude -81.345
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 160
  • Residential Addresses: 906
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 906

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

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Sharon, SC 29742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,550
Daytime Population: Workers 126
Daytime Population: Residents 1,376
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,502
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 2,550
Population in Familes 2,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $43,627
Average Household Income $53,719
Per Capita Income $21,172


Total Housing Units 1,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 820 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $102,703
Average Home Value $132,165


Total Households 1,005
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 717
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 0.58% 0.89%
Households 0.6% 0.88%
Families 0.41% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Sharon, SC 29742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29742 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 # 287 28th
Population Density # 321 19th
Diversity Index # 293 26th
Median Household Income # 158 60th
Per Capita Income # 205 48th

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