ZIP Code 29440 - Georgetown Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameGeorgetown
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Georgetown
Secondary County: Williamsburg
Area Code843 / 854
Current Population:28469
Racial Majority:African American 44.93%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 53%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$38976
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51380
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 39 ft.
Area595 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.39256100, -79.32413400

Map of ZIP Code 29440 Border

Zip Code 29440 Description

Zip Code 29440 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 29440 is primarily located in Georgetown County. Portions of 29440 are also located in Williamsburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 29440 is GEORGETOWN, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29440 are contained within or border the city limits of Georgetown, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, . The area code for zip code 29440 is 843. 29440 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29440 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is higher 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 29440 decreased to 28469 from 28875 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29440 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 29440 public schools is Black. 75.3% of students in 29440 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 13617 48.34% 13242 +3%
 Black Or African American 12655 44.93% 13586 -7%
 Hispanic 1416 5.03% 1216 +16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.12% 54 -35%
 Asian 192 0.68% 124 +55%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.05% 1 +1400%
 Other Race 19 0.07% 19 +0%
 Two Or More Races 227 0.78% 227 -4%

Zip Code 29440 Race/Ethnicity

 White 39.4%
 Black Or African American 53%
 Hispanic 6.1%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 29440 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2846928875
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households10808
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38976
Income Under $50K Per Year60.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
29440 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 7Tom RiceRepublican
South Carolina District 6Jim ClyburnDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$489079
Average Real Estate Sale Price$181411
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75j - Sea Islands/Coastal Marsh
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 29440 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)37384551606771706655463954
Avg Max Temp (°F)59626976838891898577706276
Avg Precip (In.)4.633.434.022.744.115.516.086.976.594.193.23.8955.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Georgetown, SC
CBSA Type29440
CBSA Population64020
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours