ZIP Code 29706 - Chester Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameChester
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chester
Secondary County: York
Area Code803
Current Population:19847
Racial Majority:White 52.52%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 56.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$38000
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42390
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range381 - 646 ft.
Area275 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.71939000, -81.23124100

Zip Code 29706 Profile

ZIP Code 29706 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. ZIP code 29706 is primarily located in Chester County. Portions of 29706 are also located in York County. The official US Postal Service name for 29706 is CHESTER, South Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 29706 are contained within or border the city limits of Lowrys, SC, Chester, SC, Eureka Mill, SC, and Gayle Mill, SC. ZIP code 29706 is within area code 803 and area code 864. 29706 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29706 is 4.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29706 decreased to 19847 from 21194 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29706 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29706 public schools is Black. 72.7% of students in 29706 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10558 52.52% 10412 +1%
 Black Or African American 8769 43.62% 8744 +0%
 Hispanic 306 1.52% 257 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.11% 72 -68%
 Asian 56 0.28% 72 -22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.04% 4 +125%
 Other Race 30 0.04% 30 -70%
 Two Or More Races 256 1.85% 256 +45%

Zip Code 29706 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.9%
 Black Or African American 56.2%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 29706 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1984721194
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households7728
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38000
Income Under $50K Per Year63.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.40%
29706 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 5Ralph NormanRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$163656
Average Real Estate Sale Price$56333
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
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 DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 29706 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30323946566469676148393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)52576573808690888374645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.753.794.853.293.314.394.074.544.173.553.523.5147.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Chester, SC
CBSA Type29706
CBSA Population33146
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours