Zip Code 29178 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWhitmire
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Newberry
Secondary County: Union
Area Code803
Current Population:3377
Racial Majority:White 62.68%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$30916
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39790
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range318 - 505 ft.
Area121 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.47272600, -81.57289800

Zip Code 29178 Description

Zip Code 29178 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Columbia metro area. Zip code 29178 is primarily located in Newberry County. Portions of 29178 are also located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 29178 is WHITMIRE, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29178 are contained within or border the city limits of Whitmire, SC, . Zip code 29178 is within area code 803 and area code 864. 29178 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29178 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29178 decreased to 3377 from 3823 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29178 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29178 public schools is White. 67.4% of students in 29178 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1999 62.68% 2335 -14%
 Black Or African American 1034 32.42% 918 +13%
 Hispanic 25 0.78% 51 -51%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 16 -100%
 Asian 21 0.66% 7 +200%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.53% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 49 2.92% 49 +90%

Zip Code 29178 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.7%
 Black Or African American 19.7%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 8.4%

Zip Code 29178 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population33773823
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households1432
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
67.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30916
Income Under $50K Per Year68.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
29178 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 5Ralph NormanRepublican
South Carolina District 3Jeff DuncanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All South Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$158200
Average Real Estate Sale Price$28250
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 29178 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323947566468676148393349
Avg Max Temp (°F)53586675828891898374655673
Avg Precip (In.)4.824.175.13.13.44.464.164.24.33.663.53.8148.68
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Newberry, SC
CBSA Type29178
CBSA Population38285
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours