Zip Code 29401 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharleston
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charleston
Area Code843 / 854
Current Population:10895
Racial Majority:White 88.18%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 49.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$45623
Average Adjusted Gross Income$275780
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time15.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.77938600, -79.93464000

Zip Code 29401 Description

Zip Code 29401 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 29401 is primarily located in Charleston County. The official US Postal Service name for 29401 is CHARLESTON, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29401 are contained within or border the city limits of Charleston, SC, . The area code for zip code 29401 is 843. 29401 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29401 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29401 decreased to 10895 from 11250 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29401 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29401 public schools is Black. 44.2% of students in 29401 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9501 88.18% 9585 -1%
 Black Or African American 783 7.27% 853 -8%
 Hispanic 230 2.13% 204 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.07% 15 -47%
 Asian 89 0.83% 134 -34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.02% 3 -33%
 Other Race 10 0.02% 10 -80%
 Two Or More Races 91 1.48% 91 +76%

Zip Code 29401 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44.5%
 Black Or African American 49.3%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 3.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 29401 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1089511250
Male Population41.40%
Female Population58.60%
Total Households4533
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$45623
Income Under $50K Per Year52.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.60%
29401 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 1Joe CunninghamDemocrat
South Carolina District 6Jim ClyburnDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All South Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$1501349
Average Real Estate Sale Price$928170
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75j - Sea Islands/Coastal Marsh
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 29401 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)40424856657175747059504358
Avg Max Temp (°F)57606774818689888476686074
Avg Precip (In.)3.72.684.042.52.965.25.566.575.953.112.272.8347.37
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
CBSA Type29401
CBSA Population671833
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 29401
Burke High SchoolCharleston
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 29401
Simmons Pinckney Middle SchoolCharleston
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 29401
Memminger Elementary SchoolCharleston