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29439 Zip Code (Folly Beach, SC) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 2,369
Zip code population in 2010: 2,399
Zip code population in 2000: 1,948

Houses and condos: 2,836
Renter-occupied apartments: 442
% of renters here:

35%
State:

30%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 29439: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 815 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 29439
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.2% ($1,490)
South Carolina:

0.5% ($980)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,719 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,398 (0.2%)

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Males: 1,269  (53.6%)
Females: 1,100  (46.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 29439:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 29439:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 29439 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 29439 (2019)
    • 2,31096.3%White
    • 381.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 190.8%Two or more races
    • 120.5%Asian
    • 90.4%Black
    • 70.3%American Indian
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 10.04%Some other race
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Urban population: 1,936
Rural population: 432

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $641,002
29439:

$641,002
South Carolina:

$179,800
Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.4 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.9 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 29439, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $56,504 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,504
State:

$41,965

Salary/wage: $45,214 (reported on 77.7% of returns)
Here:

$45,214
State:

$35,695
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.8% for AGIs below $10k, 75.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,045 (reported on 48.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,045
South Carolina:

$1,623
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,522 (reported on 33.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,522
State:

$3,999
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$17,861 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
Here:

+$17,861
State:

+$13,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.4% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$17,221 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

+$17,221
State:

+$9,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,300 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
29439:

$3,300
South Carolina:

$2,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $22,696 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
Here:

$22,696
South Carolina:

$15,117

Total itemized deductions: $22,667 (22% of AGI, reported on 39.8% of returns)
Here:

$22,667
State:

$19,039

Here:

21.5% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.4% for AGIs below $10k, 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 16.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 21.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,700 (3% of AGI, reported on 35.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,700
State:

$4,305

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

5.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,269 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
29439:

$10,269
State:

$6,497
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $880 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$880
State:

$1,882

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.2%
Here:

56%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 49.8% for AGIs below $10k, 48.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$73,825
South Carolina:

$56,227
Folly Beach, SC (29439) map Nearest zip codes: 29412, 29455, 29401, 29424, 29409, 29482.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

26.5%
South Carolina:

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

0.0%
South Carolina:

47.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,266


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 28 (0 now married, 27 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 263 (149 now married, 112 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 29439 with a mortgage: 429 (13 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 382

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,931
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $642

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

12.3%
Whole state:

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

4.1%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.9
State:

4.6
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  • Notable locations in zip code 29439: Mariners Cay Racquet and Yacht Club (A), Folly Beach Library (B), Folly Beach Fire Department (C), Folly Beach Police Department (D), Folly Beach Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 672014 or later
  • 622010 to 2013
  • 5902000 to 2009
  • 6911990 to 1999
  • 3111980 to 1989
  • 3691970 to 1979
  • 2671960 to 1969
  • 2261950 to 1959
  • 1701940 to 1949
  • 471939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Folly Beach, SC (29439)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Folly Beach, SC (29439)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 2862 bedrooms
  • 3953 bedrooms
  • 584 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Folly Beach, SC (29439)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Folly Beach, SC (29439)
  • 36no bedroom
  • 861 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 1313 bedrooms
  • 1614 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Folly Beach, SC (29439) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Folly Beach, SC (29439) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 3081 vehicle
  • 3632 vehicles
  • 753 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Folly Beach, SC (29439) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Folly Beach, SC (29439) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 35no vehicle
  • 2341 vehicle
  • 702 vehicles
  • 1053 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 29439 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 29439 household income distribution in 2019
  • 174Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 59$20,000 to $24,999
  • 60$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 57$50,000 to $59,999
  • 159$60,000 to $74,999
  • 137$75,000 to $99,999
  • 231$100,000 to $124,999
  • 31$125,000 to $149,999
  • 108$150,000 to $199,999
  • 124$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 29439

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 29439
  • 29$40,000 to $49,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 127$100,000 to $124,999
  • 25$150,000 to $174,999
  • 30$175,000 to $199,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 402$500,000 to $749,999
  • 52$750,000 to $999,999
  • 105$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 32$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 29439

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 29439
  • 30$600 to $649
  • 117$700 to $749
  • 23$900 to $999
  • 28$1,250 to $1,499
  • 48$1,500 to $1,999
  • 176No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,006.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $899,701.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $634,304
  • Black or African American householders: $140,428
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $756,152
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $684,210

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $641,002
29439:

$641,002
South Carolina:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $575,830 - $772,457

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $490,287
Here:

$490,287
State:

$266,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $347,413
Here:

$347,413
State:

$219,057

In 2-unit structures: $640,852
Here:

$640,852
State:

$275,825

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $352,204
Here:

$352,204
State:

$168,533

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $460,760
Here:

$460,760
State:

$250,122

Mobile homes: $96,920
Here:

$96,920
State:

$72,281
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 29439
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,794
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 186
  • 3 or 4: 193
  • 5 to 9: 173
  • 10 to 19: 64
  • 20 to 49: 204
  • 50 or more: 188
  • Mobile homes: 17
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29439

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29439
  • 69.5%1,117Drove a car alone
  • 1.7%27Carpooled
  • 8.8%141Walked
  • 4.5%73Other means
  • 16.9%271Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29439

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29439
  • 88Less than 5 minutes
  • 3545 to 9 minutes
  • 4410 to 14 minutes
  • 29515 to 19 minutes
  • 16020 to 24 minutes
  • 24530 to 34 minutes
  • 4235 to 39 minutes
  • 6240 to 44 minutes
  • 2945 to 59 minutes
  • 2990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,369
  • Male householders: 640 (309 living alone), Female householders: 612 (313 living alone)
  • 471 spouses (471 opposite-sex spouses), 34 unmarried partners, (34 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 217 children (216 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 176 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 221 non-relatives

Size of family households: 334 2-persons, 212 3-persons, 27 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 621 1-person, 64 2-persons

90 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

98.7% of residents of 29439 zip code speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 29439
  • 80%American
  • 5%English
  • 4%German
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 1%British
  • 1%Scottish

Zip code 29439 topographic map


Zip code 29439 marital status for males
Zip code 29439 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 74.9%Electricity
  • 20.2%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 762
  • Northeast: 570
  • Midwest: 210
  • South: 688
  • West: 135

40% of the 29439 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

97% of the 29439 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Folly Beach, SC (29439)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

45.9%
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 ($)
  • 77,036Management occupations
  • 41,715Office and administrative support occupations
  • 34,396Education, training, and library occupations
  • 33,254Production occupations
  • 31,993Food preparation and serving related occupations
  • 21,283Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CAROLINA CONCRETE SYSTEMS (274 LITTLE OAK ISLAND DRFO in FOLLY BEACH, SC; small business)
    $15,916 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Construction and Building Materials. Signed on 2006-05-11. Completion date: 2006-06-12.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers (10-19: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Cafeterias (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Footwear Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)

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 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 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 ORIGINATED8$178,61169$338,838266$291,9354$155,665138$353,5870$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$152,34013$260,34922$322,1330$016$343,1990$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$180,93223$303,405107$373,2493$77,22747$454,5233$56,547
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$013$242,93254$279,0080$019$365,4111$110,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$626,13613$352,6121$48,5304$373,0180$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.03 , 0020.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 20 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$202,5254$258,4755$205,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$320,0854$217,8583$262,063
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$296,2403$322,2672$326,630
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.03 , 0020.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 29439
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 29439 - 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 16. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 29439 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.6%), and Structure Fires (40.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 29439
    • 11642.6%Outside Fires
    • 10940.1%Structure Fires
    • 4115.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.2%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 29439, South Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 29439 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1867.9 years
Robert1674.9 years
James1070.5 years
Margaret1079.2 years
Edward970.1 years
Charles974.5 years
Joseph962.3 years
William963.1 years
George666.0 years
Mary672.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 29439 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson671.5 years
Knight577.0 years
Adams583.0 years
Smith571.6 years
Kelly471.8 years
Alexander476.0 years
Muckenfuss390.0 years
Hahn381.0 years
Leary361.0 years
Chubb365.0 years
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