29706 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Chester, SC (1.19%), Lowrys, SC (1.15%), Eureka Mill, SC (0.47%), Gayle Mill, SC (0.24%)
Counties: Chester County, SC (99.84%), York County, SC (0.16%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 19,640
Zip code population in 2010: 19,847
Zip code population in 2000: 21,194

Houses and condos: 8,856
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,937
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 29706: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 272.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 72 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 29706
Zip code 29706 (Chester, South Carolina) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.7% ($573)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($788)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $638 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $476 (0.7%)

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Males: 9,251  (47.1%)
Females: 10,389  (52.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 29706:

For population 15 years and over in 29706:

Zip code 29706 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 29706

  • Zip code 29706 races chart
    • 10,412White population
    • 8,744Black population
    • 72American Indian population
    • 72Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 30Some other race population
    • 256Two or more races population
    • 257Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 10,417
Rural population: 9,222

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $84,200
29706:

$84,200
South Carolina:

$139,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.8 years
South Carolina median age:

38.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 29706, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $37,550 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,550
State:

$51,133

Salary/wage: $31,412 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$31,412
State:

$42,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.9% for AGIs below $25k, 83.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 23.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,067 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,067
South Carolina:

$1,468
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,747 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,747
State:

$6,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,980 (reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,980
State:

+$13,061
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,909 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,909
State:

+$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,658 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
29706:

$10,658
South Carolina:

$17,019
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,182 (21% of AGI, reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,182
State:

$22,890

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 7.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,133 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,133
State:

$5,169
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,566 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
29706:

$5,566
State:

$7,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,488 (reported on 37.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,488
State:

$2,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 62.9%
Here:

63%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 59.6% for AGIs below $25k, 63.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 29706, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,636 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,636
State:

$41,965

Salary/wage: $28,966 (reported on 90.2% of returns)
Here:

$28,966
State:

$35,695
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 89.5% for AGIs below $10k, 86.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,129 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,129
South Carolina:

$1,623
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,619 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,619
State:

$3,999
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,178 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,178
State:

+$13,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,078 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,078
State:

+$9,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,843 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
29706:

$2,843
South Carolina:

$2,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $7,500 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$7,500
South Carolina:

$15,117

Total itemized deductions: $15,671 (26% of AGI, reported on 25.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,671
State:

$19,039

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,981 (6% of AGI, reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,981
State:

$4,305

Here:

6.3% of AGI
State:

5.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,922 (reported on 62.9% of returns)
29706:

$3,922
State:

$6,497
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,856 (reported on 31.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,856
State:

$1,882

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 69.2%
Here:

69%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 62.6% for AGIs below $10k, 72.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$30,879
South Carolina:

$44,163
Chester, SC (29706) map Nearest zip codes: 29726, 29742, 29014, 29729, 29724, 29364.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.9%
South Carolina:

49.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.7%
South Carolina:

5.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,803
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,594


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 408 (78 now married, 330 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,978 (1,529 now married, 2,449 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 29706 with a mortgage: 2,889 (104 second mortgage, 218 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,571

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $952
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S295

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

26.3%
Whole state:

18.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6
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  • Notable locations in zip code 29706: Poolus Loop Hunt Camp (A), County Farm Industrial Park (B), Wylie Mills (C), Counterman Farm (D), D and D Farms (E), Stephenson Farms (F), Stevens Farms (G), Coyote Creek Farm (H), Sunny Day Farm (I), Logan Farm (J), Hermit Hill Farm (K), Stephensons Turkey Farm (L), Cotton Hills Farms (M), Sloan Farms (N), Miss Swiss Dairy (O), Little Valley Ranch (P), South Chester Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Richburg Fire Department Station 2 (R), Chester City Fire Department Station 2 (S), West Chester Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Chester Mall Shopping Center (1), Chester Plaza Shopping Center (2), Peoples Plaza Shopping Center (3), Saluda Square Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 29706 include: Pleasant View Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), Sandy River Church (C), Pleasant Grove Church (D), Parkway Baptist Church (E), Orrs Baptist Church (F), Old Wilson Church (G), New Hope Church (H), Armenia Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Benson Cemetery (2), Grant Cemetery (3), Old Purity Cemetery (4), Old Zion Cemetery (5), Chester Memorial Gardens (6), Zion Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Chester Reservoir (A), Chester State Park Lake (B), Mountain Lakes - Lower Lake (C), Mountain Lakes - Upper Lake (D), Chester Reservoir (E), Mountain Lakes (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Branch (A), Waters Branch (B), Walkers Mill Branch (C), Rainey Branch (D), Rodens Creek (E), Turkey Creek (F), Seeley Creek (G), Susybole Creek (H), Tanyard Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 29706 include: Chester County Fairgrounds (1), Chester Historic District (2), Chester State Park (3), Wylie Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 8362000 to 2009
  • 1,2321990 to 1999
  • 1,3501980 to 1989
  • 1,5871970 to 1979
  • 1,3251960 to 1969
  • 1,2691950 to 1959
  • 6331940 to 1949
  • 6241939 or earlier

Zip code 29706 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, SC (29706)

  • 10no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 1,2332 bedrooms
  • 3,1573 bedrooms
  • 7994 bedrooms
  • 1805+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, SC (29706)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2231 bedroom
  • 8952 bedrooms
  • 7483 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, SC (29706) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 240no vehicle
  • 1,4691 vehicle
  • 2,3252 vehicles
  • 8673 vehicles
  • 3624 vehicles
  • 1975+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, SC (29706) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 525no vehicle
  • 1,0141 vehicle
  • 3852 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $582.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $100,373.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,200
29706:

$84,200
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,200 - $145,500

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 17.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 52.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,354

Size of family households: 2,556 2-persons, 1,008 3-persons, 853 4-persons, 401 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,156 1-person, 151 2-persons, 21 3-persons

1,379 married couples with children.
1,935 single-parent households (338 men, 1,597 women).

98.9% of residents of 29706 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% very well, 20% well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (52% very well, 48% not well).

Foreign born population: 227 (1.2%)
(57.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 23%Mexico
  • 21%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 13%Other Northern America
  • 13%Germany
  • 8%Canada
  • 6%Nigeria
  • 5%Vietnam

Most common first ancestries reported in 29706 (%)

  • 44%Other groups
  • 16%American
  • 5%African
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 592000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 199Before 1990

Zip code 29706 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 29706 marital status for males
Zip code 29706 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 11.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 50%Electricity
  • 41%Utility gas
  • 4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood

Population in 1990: 21,920. Population change in the 1990s: -726 (-3.3%).

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


66% of the 29706 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

92% of the 29706 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 199
Here:

10.0%
South Carolina:

8.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

3.5%
South Carolina:

9.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 151
Here:

19.3%
South Carolina:

19.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 81,719Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 77,074Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 60,284Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 54,000Business and financial operations occupations
  • 48,036Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 46,094Health technologists and technicians

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 104 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 187 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 29706 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28169.9 years
William26971.5 years
John24271.1 years
Mary21578.8 years
Robert15570.1 years
Willie11072.7 years
Annie9577.9 years
Thomas8170.8 years
George7073.5 years
Margaret6577.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 29706 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sanders9073.5 years
Grant7277.3 years
Johnson6772.0 years
Brown6672.9 years
Smith6272.4 years
Davis6071.3 years
Carter6073.3 years
Caldwell5468.8 years
Young5469.9 years
Wilkes5074.4 years
Businesses in zip code 29706
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
McDonald's1

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