Zip Code 29909 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOkatie
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Beaufort
Secondary County: Jasper
Area Code843 / 854
Alternate Zip Code NamesBLUFFTON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCALLAWASSIE ISLAND
SPRING ISLAND
SUN CITY
Current Population:16394
Racial Majority:White 92.46%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$70894
Average Adjusted Gross Income$102480
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 23 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.31592800, -80.89535500

Zip Code 29909 Description

Zip Code 29909 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Savannah metro area. Zip code 29909 is primarily located in Beaufort County. Portions of 29909 are also located in Jasper County. The official US Postal Service name for 29909 is OKATIE, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29909 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 29909 is 843. 29909 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29909 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 29909 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29909 public schools is White. 41.2% of students in 29909 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16930 92.46% 14858 +14%
 Black Or African American 543 2.97% 807 -33%
 Hispanic 652 3.56% 530 +23%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 22 -100%
 Asian 124 0.68% 97 +28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 72 0.33% 72 -15%

Zip Code 29909 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.8%
 Black Or African American 13.8%
 Hispanic 15.1%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.6%

Zip Code 29909 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population163940
Male Population46.70%
Female Population53.30%
Total Households8220
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
41.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$70894
Income Under $50K Per Year31.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.00%
29909 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$274929
Average Real Estate Sale Price$234014
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
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 DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 29909 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)38404653626973726757484055
Avg Max Temp (°F)59626976838790898477696175
Avg Precip (In.)4.233.173.913.043.295.645.777.365.433.172.633.250.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hilton Head Island-Beaufort, SC
CBSA Type29909
CBSA Population186450
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours