29720 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to LANCASTER, SC 29720

29720 is a sparsely populated, rural zip code in Lancaster, South Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. At $111,900 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Lancaster area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $46,976/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 29720 is $40,155.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 29720 earn an average of $29,256/year. Women earn only $20,157/year.

20,209 people in 29720 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 29720? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 25.9 minutes.

The median age here is 39. There are 22,147 men and 23,894 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 40.

To give you a sense of the community, 25,391 people (out of the 46,041 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 18,068 homes, and 1,096 businesses every day. 228 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

29720 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Tokyo, Japan!) and -81 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 467 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 46,041
  • White Population: 30,657
  • Black Population: 13,929
  • Hispanic Population: 2,131
  • Asian Population: 228
  • Hawaiian Population: 22
  • Indian Population: 286
  • Male Population: 22,147
  • Female Population: 23,894
  • Median Age: 39
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 40
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: South Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Lancaster SC
  • County: Lancaster
  • City: Lancaster
  • Longitude: -80.8
  • Latitude: 34.7
  • Elevation: 468 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 803
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 20,014
  • Drive alone: 15,873
  • Carpool: 3,718
  • Public transit: 68
  • Ride bikes or walk: 228

  • Average commute time: 25.9 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 499
  •    5 - 9: 1,984
  •    10 - 14: 3,571
  •    15 - 19: 3,951
  •    20 - 24: 2,149
  •    25 - 29: 737
  •    30 - 34: 2,192
  •    35 - 39: 499
  •    40 - 44: 602
  •    45 - 59: 2,242
  •    60 - 89: 1,128
  •    90 plus: 460
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $111,900
  • Average Annual Household Income: $35,559
  • Businesses: 766
  • Employees: 8,311
  • Annual Payroll: $269,423,000
  • Average Family Income: $46,976
  • Median Family Income: $33,919
  • Average Income for Men: $29,256
  • Average Income for Women: $20,157
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 057
  • State FIPS Code: 45

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Schools in 29720 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Brooklyn Springs Elementary
1637 Billings Dr
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 283-8471
Buford Elementary School
1906 N. Rocky River Rd
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 286-0026
Clinton Elementary
110 Clinton School Rd
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-5395
Erwin Elementary School
1477 Locustwood Ave
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-8484
Mcdonald Green El
2763 Lynwood Dr
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-7416
North Elementary School
Roddey Drive
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 283-9918
South Side School
500 Hampton Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 283-3915
Middle Schools
A.R. Rucker Middle
610 E Meeting Street
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-1531
Buford Middle School
1890 N. Rocky River Rd
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 283-3967
South Middle School
1551 Billings Dr
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 283-8416
High Schools
Buford High School
4290 Tabernacle Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 286-7068
Lancaster High School
617 Normandy Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 283-2001
Other Schools
Lancaster A V C
625 Normandy Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-7404

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Sex Offender Information

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