Official Zip Code NameConway
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code843 / 854
Current Population:39033
Racial Majority:White 75.62%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.37%
Median Household Income$44593
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39467
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Horry
Elevation Range10 - 98 ft.
Area166 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.84679031, -78.97791290

Zip Code 29526 Description

Zip Code 29526 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Myrtle Beach metro area. Zip code 29526 is primarily located in Horry County. The official US Postal Service name for 29526 is CONWAY, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29526 are contained within or border the city limits of Conway, SC, Red Hill, SC, . The area code for zip code 29526 is 843. 29526 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29526 is 5.37% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29526 increased to 39033 from 30392 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29526 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29526 public schools is White. 70.1% of students in 29526 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 30828 75.62% 29577 +4%
 Black Or African American 6123 15.02% 6205 -1%
 Hispanic 2722 6.68% 2328 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 0.27% 145 -24%
 Asian 237 0.58% 265 -11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 18 0.51% 18 +1050%
 Two Or More Races 485 1.32% 485 +11%

Zip Code 29526 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.8%
 Black Or African American 30.8%
 Hispanic 7.6%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4%

Zip Code 29526 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3903330392
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households14737
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
70.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$44593
Income Under $50K Per Year55.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.30%
114 US Congressional DistrictSouth Carolina 7
RepresentativeTom Rice
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$173874
Average Real Estate Sale Price$120526
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.37%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.97%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.96%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63h - Carolina Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 29526 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34364350596671706452433652
Avg Max Temp (°F)57606875828791898576696075
Avg Precip (In.)4.663.464.123.064.224.876.386.485.863.22.773.5752.67
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC
CBSA Type29526
CBSA Population279428
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours