Zip Code 29692 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWare Shoals
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Laurens
Secondary County: Greenwood
Area Code864
Current Population:4856
Racial Majority:White 74.79%
Public School Racial Majority:White 74.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$36567
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39860
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range564 - 712 ft.
Area46 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.41653700, -82.22065700

Zip Code 29692 Description

Zip Code 29692 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Greenville Spartanburg Asheville Area metro area. Zip code 29692 is primarily located in Laurens County. Portions of 29692 are also located in Greenwood County. The official US Postal Service name for 29692 is WARE SHOALS, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29692 are contained within or border the city limits of Ware Shoals, SC, . The area code for zip code 29692 is 864. 29692 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29692 is 4.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% 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 29692 decreased to 4856 from 4940 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29692 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29692 public schools is White. 68.3% of students in 29692 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3361 74.79% 4030 -17%
 Black Or African American 849 18.89% 694 +22%
 Hispanic 200 4.45% 70 +186%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 10 -100%
 Asian 9 0.2% 3 +200%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.67% 42 +79%

Zip Code 29692 Race/Ethnicity

 White 74.6%
 Black Or African American 17.5%
 Hispanic 3.8%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 29692 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population48564940
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households1976
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
68.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$36567
Income Under $50K Per Year62.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
29692 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 3Jeff DuncanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All South Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$144448
Average Real Estate Sale Price$98115
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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 1 - 10

Zip Code 29692 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30313946556368676047383248
Avg Max Temp (°F)52576574818891898374645573
Avg Precip (In.)5.114.165.043.34.063.573.513.463.623.743.563.7446.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Greenwood, SC
CBSA Type29692
CBSA Population70122
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours