Plum Branch, SC 29845 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29845: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plum Branch, SC 29845

Acceptable Alternative
Parksville, SC 29845

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McCormick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.817, Longitude -82.236
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29845 has segments in 2 Counties (Edgefield, McCormick).

  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 133
  • Residential Addresses: 410
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 410

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

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Plum Branch, SC 29845 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,259
Daytime Population: Workers 75
Daytime Population: Residents 743
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 818
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,259
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $36,674
Average Household Income $54,542
Per Capita Income $24,390


Total Housing Units 909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 346 (38.1%)
Median Home Value $82,681
Average Home Value $107,241


Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 371
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 -0.36% -0.56%
Households -0.15% -0.47%
Families -0.33% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Plum Branch, SC 29845 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29845 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 # 339 14th
Population Density # 362 9th
Diversity Index # 137 65th
Median Household Income # 266 33rd
Per Capita Income # 124 69th

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