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29843 Zip Code (Olar, SC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Olar, SC (1.22%), Govan, SC (1.17%)
Counties: Bamberg County, SC (84.13%), Barnwell County, SC (15.87%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,395
Zip code population in 2010: 1,291
Zip code population in 2000: 1,344

Houses and condos: 746
Renter-occupied apartments: 110
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 29843: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 63.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 29843
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($524)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($893)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $595 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $395 (0.7%)

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Males: 629  (45.1%)
Females: 765  (54.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 29843:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 29843:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Zip code 29843 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 29843 (2017)
    • 94870.5%White
    • 29321.8%Black
    • 272.0%Two or more races
    • 161.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 50.4%American Indian
    • 20.1%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $87,377
29843:

$87,377
South Carolina:

$161,800



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 29843 zip code as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 29843 is 1,194 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 29843, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,339 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,339
State:

$51,133

Salary/wage: $31,857 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$31,857
State:

$42,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.5% for AGIs below $25k, 85.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 170.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $710 (reported on 24.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$710
South Carolina:

$1,468
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,100 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,100
State:

$6,511

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,850 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,850
State:

+$13,061

Profit/loss from business: +$2,738 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

+$2,738
State:

+$10,167

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,733 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
29843:

$7,733
South Carolina:

$17,019

Total itemized deductions: $18,671 (25% of AGI, reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$18,671
State:

$22,890

Here:

24.7% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.0% for AGIs below $25k, 11.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 29.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $6,833 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$6,833
State:

$5,169
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxes paid: $5,257 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
29843:

$5,257
State:

$7,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,436 (reported on 34.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,436
State:

$2,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 78.0%
Here:

78%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 76.2% for AGIs below $25k, 72.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 200.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 29843, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,689 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,689
State:

$41,965

Salary/wage: $28,213 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,213
State:

$35,695
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 116.8% for AGIs below $10k, 80.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $755 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$755
South Carolina:

$1,623
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $911 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

$911
State:

$3,999

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,971 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,971
State:

+$13,100

Profit/loss from business: +$3,174 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$3,174
State:

+$9,144

Total itemized deductions: $15,000 (25% of AGI, reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,000
State:

$19,039

Here:

25.0% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,160 (8% of AGI, reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,160
State:

$4,305

Here:

8.5% of AGI
State:

5.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $3,403 (reported on 61.2% of returns)
29843:

$3,403
State:

$6,497
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,913 (reported on 34.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,913
State:

$1,882

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.7%
Here:

74%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $10k, 70.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$37,232
South Carolina:

$50,570
Olar, SC (29843) map Nearest zip codes: 29849, 29042, 29081, 29003, 29817, 29827.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.5%
South Carolina:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.1%
South Carolina:

4.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 75
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 465


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 9 (8 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 210 (115 now married, 93 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 29843 with a mortgage: 137 (6 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 298

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $962
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

24.0%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.8%
Whole state:

8.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 29843: Town of Olar Fire Department (A), Town of Govan Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 29843 include: Georges Creek Baptist Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Bethlehem Baptist Church (C), Ebenezer Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Govan Baptist Church (F), Holiness Church (G), Memorial Baptist Church (H), Mizpah Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Kirkland Cemetery (1), Starr Cemetery (2), Nimmons Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Swamps: Chitty Pond (A), Long Pond (B), Horsepen Bay (C), Cypress Pond (D), Alligator Bay (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Juniper Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 2121980 to 1989
  • 1071970 to 1979
  • 861960 to 1969
  • 891950 to 1959
  • 181940 to 1949
  • 191939 or earlier

Zip code 29843 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Olar, SC (29843)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Olar, SC (29843)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 762 bedrooms
  • 2853 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Olar, SC (29843)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Olar, SC (29843)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 602 bedrooms
  • 283 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Olar, SC (29843) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Olar, SC (29843) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 1511 vehicle
  • 2072 vehicles
  • 363 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Olar, SC (29843) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Olar, SC (29843) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 991 vehicle
  • 32 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

  • Zip code 29843 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 29843 household income distribution in 2017
  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 82$10,000 to $14,999
  • 57$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 78$35,000 to $39,999
  • 59$45,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $74,999
  • 93$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 29843

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 29843
  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 22$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 34$80,000 to $89,999
  • 48$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 11$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 29843

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 29843
  • 7Less than $100
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 23$450 to $499
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 4$650 to $699
  • 5No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $693.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $117,041
  • Black or African American householders: $69,417
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $110,987

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,377
29843:

$87,377
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $21,915 - $140,733

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $118,282
Here:

$118,282
State:

$244,698

Mobile homes: $38,406
Here:

$38,406
State:

$70,687
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 29843
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 393
  • Mobile homes: 347

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29843

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29843
  • 80.2%401Drove a car alone
  • 15.6%78Carpooled
  • 2.2%11Walked
  • 0.8%4Other means
  • 0.6%3Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29843

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29843
  • 49Less than 5 minutes
  • 285 to 9 minutes
  • 4710 to 14 minutes
  • 17615 to 19 minutes
  • 1020 to 24 minutes
  • 925 to 29 minutes
  • 13330 to 34 minutes
  • 2845 to 59 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes
  • 190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,395
  • In family households: 1,151 (170 male householders, 139 female householders)
    244 spouses, 446 children (447 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 72 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 244 (118 male householders (109 living alone)), 115 female householders (115 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 129 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 87 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 225 1-person, 8 2-persons

213 married couples with children.
68 single-parent households (68 women).

99.0% of residents of 29843 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 4 (0.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Grenada
Most common first ancestries reported in 29843
  • 75%American
  • 3%German
  • 2%English
  • 1%European
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%African
  • 0%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 29843 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • EDISTO WOOD PRESERVING CO (RT 1 BOX 44A in OLAR, SC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    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) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRESERVING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , DONALD BRANDT (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 29843 marital status for males
Zip code 29843 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 17.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 80.7%Electricity
  • 16.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood

Population in 1990: 1,503.

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

  • This state: 1,089
  • Northeast: 43
  • Midwest: 3
  • South: 235
  • West: 13

77% of the 29843 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

97% of the 29843 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Olar, SC (29843)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 19
Here:

7.9%
South Carolina:

9.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
South Carolina:

8.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

15.3%
South Carolina:

19.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 74,234Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 53,102Construction and extraction occupations
  • 39,440Transportation occupations
  • 37,108Management occupations
  • 33,619Production occupations
  • 19,280Personal care and service occupations

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Other Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Women's, Children's, and Infants' Clothing and Accessories Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Chiropractors (1-4: 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 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 29843 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1772.3 years
James1571.5 years
Henry1476.0 years
Robert1461.2 years
William1372.6 years
Mary974.8 years
Willie878.0 years
Annie785.5 years
George677.2 years
David670.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 29843 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morris3176.9 years
Sanders2366.9 years
Still1780.7 years
Brabham1670.8 years
Joyner1372.2 years
Hutto1367.8 years
Gunnells1171.6 years
Fail1177.0 years
Kearse1078.3 years
Johnson1070.1 years

Businesses in zip code 29843

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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