ZIP Code 29209 - Columbia Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameColumbia
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Richland
Area Code803
Current Population:33324
Racial Majority:White 42.98%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 77.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$48680
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65550
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range135 - 351 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.94546400, -80.94433800

Map of ZIP Code 29209 Border

Zip Code 29209 Description

Zip Code 29209 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Columbia metro area. Zip code 29209 is primarily located in Richland County. The official US Postal Service name for 29209 is COLUMBIA, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29209 are contained within or border the city limits of Columbia, SC, Cayce, SC, . The area code for zip code 29209 is 803. 29209 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29209 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29209 increased to 33324 from 28022 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29209 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29209 public schools is Black. 75% of students in 29209 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14778 42.98% 14927 -1%
 Black Or African American 16604 48.29% 15832 +5%
 Hispanic 1585 4.61% 1239 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.03% 70 -83%
 Asian 749 2.18% 689 +9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.06% 25 -20%
 Other Race 44 0.26% 44 +102%
 Two Or More Races 498 1.6% 498 +10%

Zip Code 29209 Race/Ethnicity

 White 12.1%
 Black Or African American 77.6%
 Hispanic 4.9%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 5.1%

Zip Code 29209 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3332428022
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households13381
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48680
Income Under $50K Per Year51.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.30%
29209 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 6Jim ClyburnDemocrat
South Carolina District 2Joe WilsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$162678
Average Real Estate Sale Price$151441
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65l - Vidalia Upland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 29209 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35374451606771706552443753
Avg Max Temp (°F)56616978859093928677685976
Avg Precip (In.)4.643.754.5733.244.975.174.793.9233.093.4147.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Columbia, SC
CBSA Type29209
CBSA Population758492
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours