Mount Carmel, SC 29840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Carmel, SC 29840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McCormick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.989, Longitude -82.446
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • PO Box Addresses: 56
  • Residential Addresses: 82
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 82

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

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Mount Carmel, SC 29840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 298
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 254
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 291
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $41,275
Average Household Income $59,645
Per Capita Income $24,384


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $258,824
Average Home Value $271,065


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 89
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 0.05% -0.41%
Households 0.23% -0.17%
Families 0.16% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Mount Carmel, SC 29840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29840 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 # 374 6th
Population Density # 387 3rd
Diversity Index # 281 29th
Median Household Income # 192 52nd
Per Capita Income # 125 69th

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