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29720 Zip Code (Lancaster, SC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Lancaster, SC (2.26%), Irwin, SC (1.04%)
County: Lancaster County, SC
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 48,145
Zip code population in 2010: 46,041
Zip code population in 2000: 44,070

Houses and condos: 19,975
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,124
% of renters here:

29%
State:

30%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 29720: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 283.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 170 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 29720
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($755)
South Carolina:

0.5% ($980)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $894 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $593 (0.5%)

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Males: 22,179  (46.1%)
Females: 25,966  (53.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 29720:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 29720:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 29720 compared to state average:

  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 29720 (2019)
    • 29,56664.2%White
    • 13,52229.4%Black
    • 2,1314.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4551.0%Two or more races
    • 1880.4%Asian
    • 1060.2%American Indian
    • 660.1%Some other race
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 25,730
Rural population: 22,414

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $142,089
29720:

$142,089
South Carolina:

$179,800



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in 29720 zip code as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 29720 is 2,063 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:

41.8 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 29720, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,253 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,253
State:

$51,133

Salary/wage: $34,136 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,136
State:

$42,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.0% for AGIs below $25k, 83.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 53.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $912 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$912
South Carolina:

$1,468
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,648 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,648
State:

$6,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,346 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

+$4,346
State:

+$13,061
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,673 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,673
State:

+$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,365 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
29720:

$15,365
South Carolina:

$17,019
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,733 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
29720:

$16,733
South Carolina:

$21,023

Total itemized deductions: $18,662 (24% of AGI, reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,662
State:

$22,890

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,745 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,745
State:

$5,169
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,739 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
29720:

$5,739
State:

$7,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,418 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,418
State:

$2,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 74.6%
Here:

75%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 72.5% for AGIs below $25k, 74.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 29720, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,169 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,169
State:

$41,965

Salary/wage: $32,165 (reported on 89.2% of returns)
Here:

$32,165
State:

$35,695
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.6% for AGIs below $10k, 83.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $993 (reported on 36.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$993
South Carolina:

$1,623
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,205 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,205
State:

$3,999
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,901 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

+$9,901
State:

+$13,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,890 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,890
State:

+$9,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,896 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
29720:

$2,896
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, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,065 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$12,065
South Carolina:

$15,117

Total itemized deductions: $15,642 (23% of AGI, reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,642
State:

$19,039

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 6.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,941 (6% of AGI, reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,941
State:

$4,305

Here:

5.6% 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, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,605 (reported on 66.8% of returns)
29720:

$4,605
State:

$6,497
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,788 (reported on 27.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,788
State:

$1,882

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.2%
Here:

80%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 75.8% for AGIs below $10k, 83.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$44,887
South Carolina:

$56,227
Lancaster, SC (29720) map Nearest zip codes: 28173, 29714, 29058, 29704, 28108, 28112.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.7%
South Carolina:

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

32.0%
South Carolina:

47.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,624
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 15,053


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 592 (108 now married, 472 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,718 (4,192 now married, 6,536 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 29720 with a mortgage: 6,453 (67 second mortgage, 495 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,235

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,089
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $336

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

17.4%
Whole state:

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

10.1%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6
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  • Notable locations in zip code 29720: J and L Farm (A), Foster Industrial Park (B), Lancaster Country Club (C), Lancaster Speedway (D), Bailey's Greenhouse (E), Tradesville Fire Department Station 18 (F), Riverside Club House (G), Shiloh Zion Fire Department Station 17 (H), Lancaster City Fire Department Station 2 (I), Lancaster County Library (J), Lancaster County Jail (K), Lancaster County Home (L), Lancaster County Courthouse (M), Lancaster City Hall (N), Belltown Fire Department Station 2 (O), Lancaster City Fire Department Station 1 (P), Antioch Fire Department Station 1 (Q), Buford Fire Department Station 3 (R), Unity Fire Department Station 19 (S), Gooch's Crossroads Fire Department Station 8 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Lancaster Square Shopping Center (1), North Park Square Shopping Center (2), South 200 Shopping Center (3), Westgate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 29720 include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Zion United Methodist Church (B), University Baptist Church (C), Union Church (D), Taxahaw Baptist Church (E), Springdale Church (F), Shiloh Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (G), Pleasant Dale Church (H), Second Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Caskey Cemetery (1), Clinton Memorial Cemetery (2), Cureton Cemetery (3), Mount Carmel Cemetery (4), Wrens Cemetery (5), Waxhaw Cemetery (6), Tabernacle Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Fishing Creek Reservoir (A), Belks Pond (B), Burnetts Pond (C), Carnes Lake (D), Betheas Pond (E), Cedar Pines Lake (F), Harpers Pond (G), Sherrells Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Twelvemile Creek (A), Sutton Branch (B), South Branch Wildcat Creek (C), Polecat Creek (D), Sandy Branch (E), Rock Water Spring Branch (F), Otter Creek (G), North Branch Wildcat Creek (H), Rum Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 29720 include: Andrew Jackson State Park (1), Lancaster Downtown Historic District (2), Lancaster County Memorial Stadium (3), Buford Battle Ground Monument (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,0632014 or later
  • 4022010 to 2013
  • 2,7422000 to 2009
  • 3,1891990 to 1999
  • 2,8051980 to 1989
  • 3,2981970 to 1979
  • 2,3551960 to 1969
  • 2,1691950 to 1959
  • 1,0961940 to 1949
  • 9361939 or earlier

Zip code 29720 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, SC (29720)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, SC (29720)
  • 20no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 2,3862 bedrooms
  • 7,7043 bedrooms
  • 1,9094 bedrooms
  • 5225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, SC (29720)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, SC (29720)
  • 20no bedroom
  • 4861 bedroom
  • 2,2482 bedrooms
  • 1,9343 bedrooms
  • 3334 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster, SC (29720) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster, SC (29720) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 389no vehicle
  • 3,2411 vehicle
  • 4,7162 vehicles
  • 3,0093 vehicles
  • 8664 vehicles
  • 4295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster, SC (29720) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster, SC (29720) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 789no vehicle
  • 2,3631 vehicle
  • 1,4242 vehicles
  • 4413 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

  • Zip code 29720 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 29720 household income distribution in 2019
  • 1,273Less than $10,000
  • 1,221$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,154$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,333$20,000 to $24,999
  • 947$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,067$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,064$35,000 to $39,999
  • 592$40,000 to $44,999
  • 734$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,186$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,742$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,119$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,311$100,000 to $124,999
  • 609$125,000 to $149,999
  • 640$150,000 to $199,999
  • 408$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 29720

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 29720
  • 175Less than $10,000
  • 171$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$15,000 to $19,999
  • 72$20,000 to $24,999
  • 33$25,000 to $29,999
  • 220$30,000 to $34,999
  • 135$35,000 to $39,999
  • 366$40,000 to $49,999
  • 376$50,000 to $59,999
  • 450$60,000 to $69,999
  • 618$70,000 to $79,999
  • 601$80,000 to $89,999
  • 427$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,656$100,000 to $124,999
  • 880$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,317$150,000 to $174,999
  • 828$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,073$200,000 to $249,999
  • 898$250,000 to $299,999
  • 731$300,000 to $399,999
  • 243$400,000 to $499,999
  • 291$500,000 to $749,999
  • 104$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 29720

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 29720
  • 134Less than $100
  • 46$100 to $149
  • 92$150 to $199
  • 64$200 to $249
  • 142$250 to $299
  • 212$300 to $349
  • 303$350 to $399
  • 364$400 to $449
  • 628$450 to $499
  • 347$500 to $549
  • 261$550 to $599
  • 560$600 to $649
  • 367$650 to $699
  • 216$700 to $749
  • 117$750 to $799
  • 51$800 to $899
  • 84$1,000 to $1,249
  • 60$1,250 to $1,499
  • 9$1,500 to $1,999
  • 687No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $757.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $146,376.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $159,650
  • Black or African American householders: $124,926
  • Asian householders: $142,487
  • Two or more races householders: $176,014
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $274,398

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,089
29720:

$142,089
South Carolina:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,603 - $213,397
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 29720
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,027
  • One, attached: 218
  • Two: 208
  • 3 or 4: 370
  • 5 to 9: 700
  • 10 to 19: 59
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • 50 or more: 140
  • Mobile homes: 3,038
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Unemployment: 7.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29720

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29720
  • 84.5%17,570Drove a car alone
  • 8.9%1,841Carpooled
  • 0.1%17Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%76Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.1%12Motorcycle
  • 0.0%4Bicycle
  • 0.5%113Walked
  • 1.8%382Other means
  • 3.5%734Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29720

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29720
  • 461Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,5385 to 9 minutes
  • 3,23310 to 14 minutes
  • 2,62515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,47220 to 24 minutes
  • 99925 to 29 minutes
  • 2,52130 to 34 minutes
  • 71535 to 39 minutes
  • 73740 to 44 minutes
  • 3,27045 to 59 minutes
  • 1,91460 to 89 minutes
  • 51490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 56.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 48,145
  • Male householders: 8,102 (2,249 living alone), Female householders: 9,652 (3,079 living alone)
  • 8,252 spouses (8,172 opposite-sex spouses), 797 unmarried partners, (734 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 14,621 children (13,833 natural, 187 adopted, 595 stepchildren), 1,670 grandchildren, 959 brothers or sisters, 1,189 parents, 2 foster children, 1,179 other relatives, 1,123 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 599 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,998 2-persons, 2,204 3-persons, 2,121 4-persons, 1,037 5-persons, 320 6-persons, 96 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 5,329 1-person, 612 2-persons, 26 3-persons

4,905 married couples with children.
3,425 single-parent households (660 men, 2,765 women).

94.0% of residents of 29720 zip code speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 23% well, 17% not well, 7% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% very well, 15% well, 8% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% very well, 19% well, 12% not well, 13% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,665 (3.5%)
(22.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 38%Honduras
  • 11%Guatemala
  • 8%Sweden
  • 7%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%Thailand
  • 5%Chile
  • 3%Bangladesh
Most common first ancestries reported in 29720
  • 19%American
  • 4%African
  • 4%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%German
  • 2%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6392010 or later
  • 5042000 to 2009
  • 4701990 to 1999
  • 315Before 1990

Zip code 29720 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DURACELL INCORPORATED (1551 HIGHWAY 9 BYPASS in LANCASTER, SC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    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) - TRI REPORTER, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SUPERFUND, AIR MAJOR, AIR PROGRAM,
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - X-RAY EQUIPMENT
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities) - ICIS-04-2004-2076, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: PRIMARY BATTERIES, DRY AND WET
    Business NAICS classification: PRIMARY BATTERY MANUFACTURING.; PRIMARY BATTERY MANUFACTURING.; PRIMARY BATTERY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GILLETTE CO INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DURACELL GBMG LANCASTER, DURACELL INTERNATIONAL, DURACELL INTL BATTERY TECHNOLOGY CO, DURACELL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, GILLETTE CO, GILLETTE COMPANY - DURACELL
  • EVANS PETROLEUM CO (108 GREAT FALLS RD in LANCASTER, SC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Organizations: EVANS OIL CO., INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EVANS OIL CO. INC., EVANS OIL CO INC , EVANS OIL CO INCORPORATED DEACTIVATED
  • GAERTNER FOUNDRIES (1100 MEMORIAL PARK ROAD in LANCASTER, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GRAY AND DUCTILE IRON FOUNDRIES; MACHINE TOOLS, METAL CUTTING TYPES
    Business NAICS classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC FINISHING MILLS.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN FOUNDRY & MACHINE CO INC, SPRING MILLS INC/FOUNDRY PLT
  • AEROQUIP CORPORATION CLOSED (200 AVIATION BLVD in LANCASTER, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - TRI REPORTER, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SCREW MACHINE PRODUCTS; FLUID POWER VALVES AND HOSE FITTINGS; MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES; AIRCRAFT ENGINES AND ENGINE PARTS; AIRCRAFT PARTS AND AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: PILKINGTON AEROQUIP CORP.
  • BACALL INDUSTRIES, INC. DBA ALKO AMERICA, INC. (106 ELM ST in LANCASTER, SC)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2001-0157, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: SPECIALTY CLEANING, POLISHING, AND SANITATION PREPARATIONS; INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS
  • ACCUTREX PRODUCTS (1968 SUNSHINE ROAD in LANCASTER, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR PROGRAM,
    Business SIC classification: MACHINE TOOLS, METAL FORMING TYPES
    Organizations: EMERALD INC (CONTACT/ENGINEERING/CONSULTING FIRM) , ACCUTREX PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMERISTEEL CORPORATION (1888 RIVERSIDE ROAD in LANCASTER, SC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - TRI REPORTER, RADIOACTIVE WASTE, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: STEEL WIREDRAWING AND STEEL NAILS AND SPIKES
    Alternative names: FLORIDA STEEL CORP., FLORIDA STEEL CORP RAIL PRODUCTS DIV
  • ACCUTREX PRODUCTS PRECISION PARTS DIVISION (3758 CHARLOTTE HIGHWAY in LANCASTER, SC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ACCUTREX PRODUCTS INC, ACCUTREX PRODUCTS INC
  • CAROLINA TIRE CO (LANCER CTR HWY 9 in LANCASTER, SC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Organizations: GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CAROLINA TIRE 1471, CAROLINA TIRE CO-LANCASTER
  • CATAWBA COATINGS INC (1901 HWY 521 BYPASS S in LANCASTER, SC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
  • COOLEY GROUP (861 QUALITY DRIVE in LANCASTER, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM,
    Business SIC classification: COATED FABRICS, NOT RUBBERIZED
    Business NAICS classification: FABRIC COATING MILLS.
    Organizations: PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING INC (CONTACT/ENGINEERING/CONSULTING FIRM)
    Alternative names: SYNTEEN TECHNical
  • ATLANTIC SOFT DRINK CO LANCASTER (360 MONROE HWY in LANCASTER, SC)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BOWERS FIBERS INC (3577 CHESTER HWY in LANCASTER, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL
    Business SIC classification: TEXTILE GOODS

Zip code 29720 marital status for males
Zip code 29720 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 43,745. Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+0.7%).

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

  • This state: 32,077
  • Northeast: 2,753
  • Midwest: 1,427
  • South: 9,327
  • West: 576

63% of the 29720 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

90% of the 29720 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% 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 Lancaster, SC (29720)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 543
Here:

12.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 259
Here:

13.0%
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 ($)
  • 72,033Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 62,431Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 61,886Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 61,027Management occupations
  • 53,400Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 45,010Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (LANCASTER, SC):

  • SOUTH SUPPLY,LLC (1444 CAMP CREEK ROAD; small business) : $619,332 in 18 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Telephone and Telegraph Equipment, Office Devices and Accessories, Telephone and/or Communications Services (includes Telegraph, Telex, and Cablevision Services), Miscellaneous Communication Equipment, and more by Army, Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System, Immediate Office of the Secretary of Transportation, Federal Technology Service, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $132,425; 2002: $34,920; 2003: $355,187; 2004: $65,870; 2005: $30,930; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $232,413 with Army for Telephone and Telegraph Equipment. Taking place in MI. Signed on 2003-09-22. Completion date: 2003-11-20.
    $60,000 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Office Devices and Accessories. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2001-04-15.
    $56,870 with Immediate Office of the Secretary of Transportation for Telephone and/or Communications Services (includes Telegraph, Telex, and Cablevision Services). Taking place in DC. Signed on 2004-07-29. Completion date: 2004-07-29.
    $47,000 with Federal Technology Service for Telephone and Telegraph Equipment. Signed on 2001-11-15. Completion date: 2001-12-15.
  • SAMTEL USA INC (546 ROCK SPRINGS ROAD)
    $169,488 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2005-11-30. Completion date: 2007-03-21.
  • WALTER S BECKHAM (CARTER ST; small business) : $63,619 in 37 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $7,396; 2003: $34,807; 2004: $3,768; 2005: $16,376; 2006: $1,272.

    Biggest contracts:
    $3,746 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $3,746, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $3,698, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-15. Completion date: 2003-03-15.
    $3,698, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
  • JOSLYN CLARK CONTROLS LLC (2013 W MEETING ST; small business) : $35,622 in 2 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $28,458 with Army for Guns, over 150 mm through 200 mm. Taking place in PA. Signed on 2003-09-04. Completion date: 2003-11-11.
    $7,164 with Navy for Fire Fighting Equipment. Taking place in HI. Signed on 2005-04-27. Completion date: 2005-05-04.
  • GARDNERS PRODUCE (1683 GREAT FALLS RD) : $27,784 in 9 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Fruits and Vegetables by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $3,005; 2005: $15,054; 2006: $9,725.

    Biggest contracts:
    $3,814 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2005-11-16. Completion date: 2005-11-16.
    $3,352, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-23. Completion date: 2006-01-23.
    $3,327, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-05. Completion date: 2005-10-05.
    $3,281, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-02. Completion date: 2006-01-02.
  • SOUTH CAROLINA SOLAR (7073 HENRY HARRIS ROAD; small business)
    $6,730 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Nonelectrical Lighting Fixtures. Taking place in OR. Signed on 2003-09-18. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • JOMARS FAMILY RESTAURANT (278 HWY 9 BY-PASS EAST; small business)
    $3,065 with Army for Meat, Poultry, and Fish. Signed on 2004-01-29. Completion date: 2004-01-30.

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 12)
  • Finance and Insurance: Third Party Administration of Insurance and Pension Funds (250-499: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 12, 1-4: 9)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 307 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 136 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 264 people in nursing homes
  • 111 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 454. The highest number of fire incidents - 722 took place in 2007, and the least - 71 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 29720 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.7%), and Outside Fires (41.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 29720
    • 3,29442.7%Structure Fires
    • 3,16541.0%Outside Fires
    • 98712.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2683.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 29720, South Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 29720 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James42068.5 years
John32172.4 years
William31570.8 years
Mary29076.5 years
Robert19870.5 years
Willie13370.7 years
George12372.3 years
Charles10866.3 years
Annie10478.3 years
Thomas10069.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 29720 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Robinson13872.8 years
Williams13275.4 years
Hinson12973.5 years
Adams12872.0 years
Knight11972.7 years
Plyler11773.0 years
Blackmon11073.4 years
Funderburk9175.3 years
Mcmanus8973.2 years
Cauthen8876.2 years
Businesses in zip code 29720
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC2
Ace Hardware1Kincaid1
Advance Auto Parts1Kmart1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul7
H&R Block2UPS5
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1
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