Beech Island, SC 29842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beech Island, SC 29842

Acceptable Alternative
Clearwater, SC 29842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Aiken County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.409, Longitude -81.882
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 172
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 3,000
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,961

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 29842 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 29842 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Beech Island, SC 29842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,787
Population in Households 8,781
Population in Familes 7,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 214
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $41,929
Average Household Income $54,214
Per Capita Income $20,841


Total Housing Units 3,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,448 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 927 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 494 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $86,088
Average Home Value $129,024


Total Households 3,375
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,340
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.18% 1.1%
Households 1.16% 1.1%
Families 0.91% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Beech Island, SC 29842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29842 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 178 55th
Population Density # 137 65th
Diversity Index # 27 93rd
Median Household Income # 193 51st
Per Capita Income # 242 39th

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