ZIP Code 29842 - Beech Island Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameBeech Island
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Aiken
Area Code803
Current Population:7675
Racial Majority:White 61.36%
Public School Racial Majority:White 43.3%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$40304
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48130
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range135 - 377 ft.
Area46 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.44405300, -81.86734600

Map of ZIP Code 29842 Border

Zip Code 29842 Description

Zip Code 29842 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Augusta metro area. Zip code 29842 is primarily located in Aiken County. The official US Postal Service name for 29842 is BEECH ISLAND, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29842 are contained within or border the city limits of Clearwater, SC, North Augusta, SC, Burnettown, SC, and Augusta-Richmond County, GA. The area code for zip code 29842 is 803. 29842 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29842 is 2.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29842 increased to 7675 from 6782 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29842 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29842 public schools is White. 79.3% of students in 29842 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5258 61.36% 4220 +25%
 Black Or African American 2734 31.91% 2696 +1%
 Hispanic 463 5.4% 546 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.25% 31 -32%
 Asian 37 0.43% 18 +106%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 160 0.65% 160 -65%

Zip Code 29842 Race/Ethnicity

 White 43.3%
 Black Or African American 25.2%
 Hispanic 26.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 29842 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population76756782
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households2966
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40304
Income Under $50K Per Year58.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.00%
29842 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 2Joe WilsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$266833
Average Real Estate Sale Price$78119
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65c - Sand Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 29842 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33354248586569686350413551
Avg Max Temp (°F)56616977849092908677685976
Avg Precip (In.)4.684.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC
CBSA Type29842
CBSA Population546909
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours