29706 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to CHESTER, SC 29706

29706 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Chester, South Carolina. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $83,400 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Chester area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $43,672/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 29706 is $37,514.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 29706 earn an average of $28,842/year. Women earn only $18,186/year.

9,030 people in 29706 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 29706? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 26.5 minutes.

The median age here is 40. There are 9,510 men and 10,337 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 41.

To give you a sense of the community, 13,039 people (out of the 19,847 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 8,005 homes, and 439 businesses every day. 128 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

29706 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Osaka, Japan!) and -81 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 523 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 19,847
  • White Population: 10,777
  • Black Population: 8,968
  • Hispanic Population: 257
  • Asian Population: 99
  • Hawaiian Population: 7
  • Indian Population: 187
  • Male Population: 9,510
  • Female Population: 10,337
  • Median Age: 40
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 41
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: South Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Chester SC
  • County: Chester
  • City: Chester
  • Longitude: -81.2
  • Latitude: 34.7
  • Elevation: 523 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 803
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 8,961
  • Drive alone: 6,984
  • Carpool: 1,696
  • Public transit: 33
  • Ride bikes or walk: 128

  • Average commute time: 26.5 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 200
  •    5 - 9: 1,031
  •    10 - 14: 1,640
  •    15 - 19: 1,365
  •    20 - 24: 1,037
  •    25 - 29: 370
  •    30 - 34: 943
  •    35 - 39: 253
  •    40 - 44: 311
  •    45 - 59: 940
  •    60 - 89: 666
  •    90 plus: 205
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $83,400
  • Average Annual Household Income: $31,749
  • Businesses: 353
  • Employees: 3,913
  • Annual Payroll: $121,338,000
  • Average Family Income: $43,672
  • Median Family Income: $31,880
  • Average Income for Men: $28,842
  • Average Income for Women: $18,186
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 023
  • State FIPS Code: 45

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Schools in 29706 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Chester Park Elementary Of Fine Arts
835 Lancaster Highway
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 581-7279
Chester Park Elementary Of Inquiry
835 Lancaster Hwy
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 581-7275
Chester Park Elementary Of Literacy
835 Lancaster Highway
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 581-7275
Middle Schools
Chester Middle School
1014 Mccandless Road
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 377-8192
High Schools
Chester County Career Center
1324 J. A. Cochran By Pass
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 377-1991
Chester Senior High School
1330 J. A. Cochran By Pass
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 377-3161
Other Schools
The Academy For Teaching And Learning
109 Hinton Street
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 385-6334

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 29706 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://services.sled.sc.gov/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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