Zip Code 29455 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJohns Island
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charleston
Area Code843 / 854
Current Population:20478
Racial Majority:White 65.93%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 46%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$47147
Average Adjusted Gross Income$128820
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 30 ft.
Area122 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.69729800, -80.09072200

Zip Code 29455 Description

Zip Code 29455 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 29455 is primarily located in Charleston County. The official US Postal Service name for 29455 is JOHNS ISLAND, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29455 are contained within or border the city limits of Kiawah Island, SC, Charleston, SC, Seabrook Island, SC, Hollywood, SC, Folly Beach, SC, and Rockville, SC. The area code for zip code 29455 is 843. 29455 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29455 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 29455 increased to 20478 from 13684 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29455 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29455 public schools is Black. 77.8% of students in 29455 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14123 65.93% 13228 +7%
 Black Or African American 4919 22.96% 4998 -2%
 Hispanic 2042 9.53% 1841 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.04% 51 -84%
 Asian 235 1.1% 151 +56%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 14 0% 14 -100%
 Two Or More Races 190 0.44% 190 -51%

Zip Code 29455 Race/Ethnicity

 White 26.1%
 Black Or African American 46%
 Hispanic 24.7%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 29455 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2047813684
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households8394
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47147
Income Under $50K Per Year52.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.30%
29455 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$646284
Average Real Estate Sale Price$512123
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
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 DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 29455 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)39414755637174736958494157
Avg Max Temp (°F)58606774818689888476686074
Avg Precip (In.)3.962.954.092.683.145.365.566.625.763.242.563.1449.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
CBSA Type29455
CBSA Population671833
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Headquarters Island