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29420 Zip Code (North Charleston, SC) Detailed Profile




City: North Charleston, SC (84.69%)
Counties: Dorchester County, SC (63.26%), Charleston County, SC (36.74%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 23,407
Zip code population in 2010: 21,834
Zip code population in 2000: 14,860

Houses and condos: 9,030
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,901
% of renters here:

34%
State:

30%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 29420: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 11.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,087 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 29420
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,486)
South Carolina:

0.5% ($980)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,534 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,067 (0.6%)

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Males: 11,627  (49.7%)
Females: 11,780  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 29420:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 29420:

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Zip code 29420 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 29420 (2019)
    • 10,03946.0%White
    • 8,37338.3%Black
    • 2,0139.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7213.3%Asian
    • 5462.5%Two or more races
    • 610.3%American Indian
    • 400.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 410.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 20,362
Rural population: 3,044

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $214,515
29420:

$214,515
South Carolina:

$179,800



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 29420 zip code as of June 25, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 29420 is 2,009 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 29420, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $48,622 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,622
State:

$51,133

Salary/wage: $43,246 (reported on 88.2% of returns)
Here:

$43,246
State:

$42,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.3% for AGIs below $25k, 86.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 60.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $703 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$703
South Carolina:

$1,468
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,141 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,141
State:

$6,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,879 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,879
State:

+$13,061
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,106 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,106
State:

+$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,916 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
29420:

$15,916
South Carolina:

$17,019
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,685 (23% of AGI, reported on 33.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,685
State:

$22,890

Here:

22.5% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 12.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,914 (reported on 27.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,914
State:

$5,169
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,052 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
29420:

$7,052
State:

$7,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,612 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,612
State:

$2,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 50.5% for AGIs below $25k, 51.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 29420, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,479 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,479
State:

$41,965

Salary/wage: $37,923 (reported on 91.5% of returns)
Here:

$37,923
State:

$35,695
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 112.1% for AGIs below $10k, 86.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $792 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$792
South Carolina:

$1,623
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,500 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,500
State:

$3,999
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,855 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,855
State:

+$13,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,880 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,880
State:

+$9,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,493 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
29420:

$2,493
South Carolina:

$2,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,682 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$10,682
South Carolina:

$15,117

Total itemized deductions: $18,355 (25% of AGI, reported on 38.2% of returns)
Here:

$18,355
State:

$19,039

Here:

24.8% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 15.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,437 (5% of AGI, reported on 34.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,437
State:

$4,305

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

5.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,528 (reported on 69.3% of returns)
29420:

$5,528
State:

$6,497
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,979 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,979
State:

$1,882

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.7%
Here:

61%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 54.9% for AGIs below $10k, 67.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$67,837
South Carolina:

$56,227
North Charleston, SC (29420) map Nearest zip codes: 29418, 29423, 29456, 29404, 29406, 29485.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.4%
South Carolina:

44.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.3%
South Carolina:

47.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 905
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,585


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 435 (215 now married, 216 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,860 (2,549 now married, 3,307 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 29420 with a mortgage: 4,352 (57 second mortgage, 292 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,201

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,471
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $490

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

11.1%
Whole state:

13.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 29420: Camp Gregg (A), Colony North Industrial Park (B), Dorchester County Lower Dorchester Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Ashley Industrial Park (D), Pepperhill Park Community Center (E), City of North Charleston Station 11 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 29420 include: Sharing the Word Church of God and Christ Apostolic Church (A), Cathedral of Praise (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Coosaw Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4542014 or later
  • 4722010 to 2013
  • 2,4602000 to 2009
  • 1,8841990 to 1999
  • 1,7331980 to 1989
  • 1,0551970 to 1979
  • 7551960 to 1969
  • 1401950 to 1959
  • 401940 to 1949
  • 221939 or earlier

Zip code 29420 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North Charleston, SC (29420)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North Charleston, SC (29420)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 1932 bedrooms
  • 3,2163 bedrooms
  • 1,6934 bedrooms
  • 4855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Charleston, SC (29420)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Charleston, SC (29420)
  • 29no bedroom
  • 2701 bedroom
  • 1,2522 bedrooms
  • 9843 bedrooms
  • 2864 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in North Charleston, SC (29420) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in North Charleston, SC (29420) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 112no vehicle
  • 1,6801 vehicle
  • 2,4382 vehicles
  • 1,0013 vehicles
  • 2544 vehicles
  • 885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in North Charleston, SC (29420) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in North Charleston, SC (29420) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 100no vehicle
  • 1,5731 vehicle
  • 8152 vehicles
  • 2313 vehicles
  • 1844 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 29420 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 29420 household income distribution in 2019
  • 434Less than $10,000
  • 434$10,000 to $14,999
  • 206$15,000 to $19,999
  • 346$20,000 to $24,999
  • 329$25,000 to $29,999
  • 424$30,000 to $34,999
  • 327$35,000 to $39,999
  • 321$40,000 to $44,999
  • 311$45,000 to $49,999
  • 629$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,187$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,233$75,000 to $99,999
  • 731$100,000 to $124,999
  • 540$125,000 to $149,999
  • 530$150,000 to $199,999
  • 497$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 29420

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 29420
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 36$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 72$70,000 to $79,999
  • 148$80,000 to $89,999
  • 80$90,000 to $99,999
  • 383$100,000 to $124,999
  • 588$125,000 to $149,999
  • 583$150,000 to $174,999
  • 629$175,000 to $199,999
  • 854$200,000 to $249,999
  • 793$250,000 to $299,999
  • 600$300,000 to $399,999
  • 341$400,000 to $499,999
  • 223$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 29420

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 29420
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 56$250 to $299
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 27$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 11$550 to $599
  • 51$600 to $649
  • 172$650 to $699
  • 112$700 to $749
  • 316$750 to $799
  • 292$800 to $899
  • 412$900 to $999
  • 703$1,000 to $1,249
  • 374$1,250 to $1,499
  • 169$1,500 to $1,999
  • 83$2,000 to $2,499
  • 10$3,000 to $3,499
  • 30No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,237.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $481,033.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $241,083
  • Black or African American householders: $197,540
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $224,109
  • Asian householders: $284,379
  • Some other race householders: $200,492
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $188,192

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $214,515
29420:

$214,515
South Carolina:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $156,969 - $295,916

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $177,944
Here:

$177,944
State:

$266,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,954
Here:

$195,954
State:

$219,057

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,870
Here:

$278,870
State:

$168,533

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,738
Here:

$148,738
State:

$250,122

Mobile homes: $47,041
Here:

$47,041
State:

$72,281
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 29420
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,221
  • One, attached: 414
  • Two: 226
  • 3 or 4: 718
  • 5 to 9: 449
  • 10 to 19: 256
  • 20 to 49: 157
  • 50 or more: 52
  • Mobile homes: 491

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29420

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29420
  • 84.9%10,230Drove a car alone
  • 6.1%736Carpooled
  • 0.3%36Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%18Taxi
  • 0.4%52Motorcycle
  • 0.3%39Bicycle
  • 0.5%56Walked
  • 0.2%22Other means
  • 7.2%866Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29420

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29420
  • 137Less than 5 minutes
  • 6935 to 9 minutes
  • 97810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,76915 to 19 minutes
  • 2,35720 to 24 minutes
  • 77525 to 29 minutes
  • 2,01830 to 34 minutes
  • 24135 to 39 minutes
  • 37140 to 44 minutes
  • 94145 to 59 minutes
  • 69860 to 89 minutes
  • 21490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 40.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,407
  • Male householders: 4,060 (1,154 living alone), Female householders: 4,431 (1,425 living alone)
  • 3,958 spouses (3,900 opposite-sex spouses), 383 unmarried partners, (383 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,379 children (6,668 natural, 278 adopted, 441 stepchildren), 707 grandchildren, 701 brothers or sisters, 272 parents, 0 foster children, 468 other relatives, 1,061 non-relatives

Size of family households: 2,563 2-persons, 1,229 3-persons, 905 4-persons, 727 5-persons, 130 6-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,579 1-person, 224 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 22 4-persons

2,869 married couples with children.
1,685 single-parent households (181 men, 1,504 women).

86.7% of residents of 29420 zip code speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% very well, 9% well, 47% not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% very well, 4% well, 12% not well).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 33% well, 4% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,495 (10.7%)
(34.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 23%Honduras
  • 15%El Salvador
  • 9%Guatemala
  • 9%Malaysia
  • 6%Bolivia
  • 4%Guyana
  • 3%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 29420
  • 8%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%African
  • 5%German
  • 3%English
  • 2%European
  • 1%Greek
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8372010 or later
  • 1,0482000 to 2009
  • 6381990 to 1999
  • 540Before 1990

Zip code 29420 topographic map

There are 46 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 29420.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AVEBE SOUTH CAROLINA (7680 SOUTHRAIL ROAD in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM,
    Business SIC classification: WET CORN MILLING; CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Business NAICS classification: WET CORN MILLING.
    Organizations: GORDON TIMMONS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AVEBE SOUTH CAROLINA 7680 SOUTH RAIL RD, AVEBE SOUTH CAROLINA INC - 7680 SOUTHRAIL RD PLT, VOTAINER CONSOLIDATION SERV
  • AVEBE SOUTH CAROLINA INCORPORATED (7675 SOUTHRAIL ROAD in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM,
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM, LABORATORY CERTIFICATION
    Business SIC classification: WET CORN MILLING; CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Alternative names: AVEBE SOUTH CAROLINA INC - 7675 SOUTHRAIL RD PLT, CAROLINA STARCHES
  • CAROLINA MACHINE FINISHING INCORPORATED (4696 FRANCHISE ST in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR MAJOR, AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
    Organizations: M. RICKMAN JACKSON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BP OIL COMPANY #24141 (8410 DORCHESTER ROAD in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Organizations: BP OIL-COMPANY OP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BP OIL CO 24141, BP OIL-SITE #24141
  • ATLANTIC READY MIX CLOSED (3753 ASHLEY PHOS. RD in CHARLESTON, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE BLOCK AND BRICK; READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: ATLANTIC READY MIX INC
  • ALICE BIRNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (7750 PINEHURST ST in CHARLESTON, SC)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1001030
    Organizations: CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • FORT DORCHESTER ELEMENTARY (5100 WESTCOTT BLVD in N. CHARLESTON, SC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1802023
    Organizations: DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 02 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • FORT DORCHESTER HIGH (8500 LINCOLN BLVD. in N. CHARLESTON, SC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1802020
    Organizations: DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 02 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ALLTEL (4920 APPIAN WAY in N. CHARLESTON, SC)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-2000-6004, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Zip code 29420 marital status for males
Zip code 29420 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 77.7%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 11,598. Population change in the 1990s: +3,262 (+28.1%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,633
  • Northeast: 2,403
  • Midwest: 1,615
  • South: 4,422
  • West: 1,291

44% of the 29420 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

91% of the 29420 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in North Charleston, SC (29420)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

7.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 175
Here:

11.6%
South Carolina:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 228
Here:

17.8%
South Carolina:

20.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 75,520Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 70,186Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 61,255Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,464Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 56,341Health technologists and technicians
  • 54,091Legal occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GREAT AMERICAN BUS OF CHARLEST (7615 SOUTHRAIL RD in CHARLESTON, SC; small business) : $555,860 in 9 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Vehicle Charter for Transportation of Things, Passenger Motor Charter Service, Motor Passenger Services, Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Vehicular Equipment Components, and more by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $159,535; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $9,060; 2005: $302,500; 2006: -$60,495.

    Biggest contracts:
    $160,000 with Navy for Other Vehicle Charter for Transportation of Things. Signed on 2005-10-12. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $159,535 with Navy for Passenger Motor Charter Service. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $145,260, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-01. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
    $142,500 with Navy for Motor Passenger Services. Signed on 2005-01-03. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • ORION INTERNATIONAL INC (5081 COOSAW CREEK BLVD in NORTH CHARLEST, SC; small business) : $227,891 in 11 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Synchros and Resolvers, Switches, Engine Instruments, Combination and Miscellaneous Instruments, and more by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $21,090; 2001: $65,490; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $57,301; 2005: $4,460; 2006: $19,100.

    Biggest contracts:
    $65,490 with Defense Logistics Agency for Synchros and Resolvers. Signed on 2001-04-06. Completion date: 2001-06-10.
    $60,450 with Defense Logistics Agency for Switches. Signed on 1999-11-08. Completion date: 1999-12-23.
    $45,000 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Instruments. Signed on 2000-09-15. Completion date: 2000-12-14.
    $36,540 with Defense Logistics Agency for Combination and Miscellaneous Instruments. Signed on 2000-11-13. Completion date: 2001-02-11.
  • WEED MANAGEMENT CO , INC (8512 KENNESTONE LANE in NORTH CHARLEST, SC; small business) : $101,300 in 5 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services, Insect and Rodent Control Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $11,900; 2002: $29,800; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $59,600; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $29,800 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2005-12-22. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $29,800 with Navy for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-03-25. Completion date: 2005-10-14.
    $29,800 with Navy for Insect and Rodent Control Services. Signed on 2002-12-18. Completion date: 2004-09-29.
    $11,900, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-29.
  • SLEEP INN NORTH (7435 NORTHSIDE DRIVE in CHARLESTON, SC; small business) : $91,315 in 15 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $40,992; 2003: $0; 2004: $13,731; 2005: $36,592; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $40,992 with Navy for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2002-11-07. Completion date: 2002-11-14.
    $11,712 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-12-29. Completion date: 2006-02-03.
    $6,072 with Navy for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-07-15. Completion date: 2004-10-21.
    $5,313, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-15. Completion date: 2004-10-21.
  • DYNAMARC PRECISION POWER INC (5081 COOSAW CREEK BLVD in NORTH CHARLEST, SC; small business) : $84,541 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $39,987 with Navy for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2003-12-02. Completion date: 2004-05-30.
    $27,260, same as above. Signed on 2003-02-11. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $14,316, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-10. Completion date: 2005-06-28.
    $2,978 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Miscellaneous. Signed on 2004-11-23. Completion date: 2004-12-01.
  • COMMVERGENCE INCORPORATED (8540 LYNN HAVEN LANE in NORTH CHARLEST, SC; small business)
    50 employees, $0 revenue. Woman Owned Business: $74,808 in 6 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.) by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $36,670; 2005: $38,138; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $19,069 with Army for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2006-08-30.
    $19,069 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2006-08-30.
    $18,335, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-06. Completion date: 2003-09-24.
    $18,335 with Army for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2004-08-06. Completion date: 2003-09-24.
  • FAIRFIELD INN (7415 NORTHSIDE DRIVE in NORTH CHARLEST, SC; small business) : $53,520 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $35,840 with Navy for Non-nuclear Ship Repair (East) Ship repair (including overhauls and conversions) performed on non-nuclear propelled and nonpropelled ships east of the 108th meridian. Signed on 2002-10-07. Completion date: 2002-11-18.
    $12,544, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-24. Completion date: 2002-11-18.
    $3,264, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-13. Completion date: 2002-11-18.
    $1,872 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-05-19. Completion date: 2003-05-19.
  • TOWN & COUNTRY INN INC (7424 NORTHSIDE in NORTH CHARLEST, SC) : $31,989 in 5 contracts in 2004
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $31,989; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $15,675 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-09-28. Completion date: 2004-09-29.
    $11,172, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-12. Completion date: 2004-10-19.
    $6,600, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-14. Completion date: 2004-09-17.
    $600, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-19. Completion date: 2004-09-17.
  • RENTAL UNIFORM SERVICE OF FLOR (7607 SOUTHRAIL RD in NORTH CHARLEST, SC) : $25,387 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Laundry and DryCleaning Services by Defense Commissary Agency, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $12,863; 2005: $12,524; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $13,276 with Defense Commissary Agency for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2005-05-26. Completion date: 2006-06-30.
    $12,285 with Navy for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $578, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-10. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-10. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • FORSIGHT RESOURCES (8761 DORCHESTER RD STE 101 in NORTH CHARLEST, SC; small business)
    $18,192 with Navy for Communications Security Equipment and Components. Signed on 2005-10-06. Completion date: 2005-11-16.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 5 establishments, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: New Housing Operative Builders (100-249: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (20-49: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED800$168,567266$158,4121,064$179,83443$48,42587$130,2956$48,655
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$151,74018$115,273110$180,8660$013$139,8662$36,765
APPLICATIONS DENIED135$168,83652$117,150514$169,24131$56,77739$117,15716$51,262
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN134$161,92245$159,335307$177,50617$95,80727$125,0430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$154,4788$162,109102$196,3434$91,7883$247,8431$39,370
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED164$175,32369$182,34427$146,639
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED48$190,26434$198,9296$132,117
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$155,1408$134,16121$132,919
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$162,23311$194,3892$181,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$158,5322$170,0553$153,360
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 29420
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 29420 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 111 took place in 2017, and the least - 25 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 29420 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.8%), and Outside Fires (40.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 29420
    • 56647.8%Structure Fires
    • 47540.1%Outside Fires
    • 12010.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 231.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 29420, South Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 29420 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1770.4 years
Robert1570.5 years
Mary1575.9 years
John1572.3 years
William1167.2 years
Dorothy1081.1 years
Charles1067.1 years
Richard969.0 years
Henry764.3 years
Joseph770.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 29420 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1370.1 years
Williams957.1 years
Johnson876.2 years
Brown751.3 years
Wilson572.0 years
Grant467.0 years
Clark485.3 years
Taylor461.0 years
Washington459.5 years
Green375.7 years
Businesses in zip code 29420
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Circle K1Publix Super Markets1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
FedEx1Ruby Tuesday1
GameStop1Sleep Inn1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
La Quinta1Tire Kingdom1
Marriott1UPS3
McDonald's1
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