ZIP Code 29720 - Lancaster Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameLancaster
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lancaster
Secondary County: Chester
Area Code803
Current Population:46041
Racial Majority:White 64.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 51.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$41643
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49260
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range407 - 679 ft.
Area290 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.74428300, -80.73789500

Zip Code 29720 Profile

ZIP Code 29720 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. ZIP code 29720 is primarily located in Lancaster County. Portions of 29720 are also located in Chester County. The official US Postal Service name for 29720 is LANCASTER, South Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 29720 are contained within or border the city limits of Lancaster, SC, Elgin, SC, Springdale, SC, Irwin, SC, and Lancaster Mill, SC. ZIP code 29720 is within area code 803 and area code 843. 29720 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29720 is 3.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29720 increased to 46041 from 44070 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29720 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29720 public schools is White. 66.5% of students in 29720 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 29540 64.06% 29566 +-0%
 Black Or African American 13929 30.21% 13522 +3%
 Hispanic 1829 3.97% 2131 -14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 273 0.59% 106 +158%
 Asian 227 0.49% 188 +21%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 51 0.11% 7 +629%
 Other Race 66 0.06% 66 -58%
 Two Or More Races 455 0.51% 455 -49%

Zip Code 29720 Race/Ethnicity

 White 51.6%
 Black Or African American 37.4%
 Hispanic 8.2%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 29720 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4604144070
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households17876
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
92.3%
Median Household Income$41643
Income Under $50K Per Year59.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.80%
29720 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 5Ralph NormanRepublican
South Carolina District 9
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29720 South Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
43Randy LigonRepublican
44Mandy Powers NorrellDemocrat
45Brandon Michael NewtonRepublican
53Richie YowRepublican
65James H. "Jay" LucasRepublican
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29720 South Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
16Greg GregoryRepublican
17Mike FanningDemocrat
27Vincent A. SheheenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$166404
Average Real Estate Sale Price$95349
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45c - Carolina Slate Belt
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 29720 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334047576569686249403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)52576574808790888373645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.543.714.693.083.354.114.574.294.033.523.333.3846.61
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lancaster, SC
CBSA Type29720
CBSA Population76643
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours