ZIP Code 29403 - Charleston Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameCharleston
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charleston
Area Code843 / 854
Current Population:20818
Racial Majority:African American 49.36%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 96.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.1%
Median Household Income$21108
Average Adjusted Gross Income$82600
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.79983700, -79.94479200

Map of ZIP Code 29403 Border

Zip Code 29403 Description

Zip Code 29403 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 29403 is primarily located in Charleston County. The official US Postal Service name for 29403 is CHARLESTON, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29403 are contained within or border the city limits of Charleston, SC, . The area code for zip code 29403 is 843. 29403 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29403 is 2.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 2.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29403 decreased to 20818 from 23464 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29403 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 29403 public schools is Black. 89.6% of students in 29403 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9883 45.12% 8882 +11%
 Black Or African American 10812 49.36% 11045 -2%
 Hispanic 555 2.53% 349 +59%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.1% 55 -60%
 Asian 203 0.93% 197 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.05% 8 +50%
 Other Race 20 0.17% 20 +85%
 Two Or More Races 262 1.73% 262 +45%

Zip Code 29403 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.6%
 Black Or African American 96.9%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 29403 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2081823464
Male Population46.70%
Female Population53.30%
Total Households9115
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$21108
Income Under $50K Per Year77.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
29403 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 6Jim ClyburnDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$380279
Average Real Estate Sale Price$259462
Current Unemployment Level 2.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
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 29403 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 Type29403
CBSA Population671833
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 29403
Burke High SchoolCharleston
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 29403
Simmons Pinckney Middle SchoolCharleston