Zip Code 29379 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameUnion
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Area Code864
Current Population:19186
Racial Majority:White 62.5%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$37639
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40900
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range358 - 643 ft.
Area270 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.67543100, -81.61628000

Zip Code 29379 Description

Zip Code 29379 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Greenville Spartanburg Asheville Area metro area. Zip code 29379 is primarily located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 29379 is UNION, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29379 are contained within or border the city limits of Union, SC, Monarch Mill, SC, Lockhart, SC, and Buffalo, SC. Zip code 29379 is within area code 864 and area code 803. 29379 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29379 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29379 decreased to 19186 from 19874 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29379 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29379 public schools is White. 69.5% of students in 29379 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11633 62.5% 12355 -6%
 Black Or African American 6349 34.11% 6270 +1%
 Hispanic 243 1.31% 207 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.08% 43 -65%
 Asian 49 0.26% 66 -26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 17 0.11% 17 +24%
 Two Or More Races 220 1.62% 220 +37%

Zip Code 29379 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55%
 Black Or African American 41.6%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 29379 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1918619874
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households7965
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37639
Income Under $50K Per Year64.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
29379 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$218264
Average Real Estate Sale Price$46912
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 29379 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30323946556368676047393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)53576674818791898373645573
Avg Precip (In.)4.884.135.123.243.4544.014.114.043.783.563.7148.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Union, SC
CBSA Type29379
CBSA Population28233
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours