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29940 is the zip code for

Beaufort, SC

Total population
3,967
Housing units
1,770
Land area
(sq. miles)
57.12
Density
(people per sq. mile)
69.45
Water area
(sq. miles)
10.99

Demographic data for zip code 29940

Gender:

Male
1,869
Female
2,098
Median age
Male
38.70
Female
41.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,480
Family households
1,064
Nonfamily households
416
Average household size
2.68
Average family size
3.20
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,770
Occupied housing units
1,480
Owner-occupied
1,236
Renter-occupied
244
Vacant housing units
290
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
297
5 to 9 years
263
10 to 14 years
261
15 to 19 years
297
20 to 24 years
226
25 to 34 years
400
35 to 44 years
446
45 to 54 years
603
55 to 59 years
338
60 to 64 years
323
65 to 74 years
320
75 to 84 years
139
85 years and over
54
Median age
40.10
Age

Race:

White
1,294
Hispanic or Latino
103
Black or African American
2,501
Asian
8
American Indian & Alaska Native
4
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
1
Other (One Race)
6
Two or More Races
50
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 29940

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,118
Civilian labor force
1,705
Employed
1,400
Unemployed
305
Armed Forces
61
Not in labor force
1,352
Percent Unemployed
17.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,398
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,070
Carpooled
222
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
55
Other means
19
Worked at home
32
Mean travel time
26.6 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,400
Management / business / science / arts
282
Service
384
Sales / office
384
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
166
Production / transportation / material moving
184
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,400
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
11
Construction
153
Manufacturing
48
Wholesale trade
10
Retail trade
210
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
63
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
140
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
100
Educational services / health care / social assistance
414
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
48
Public administration
85
Other services
118
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,400
Private wage & salary workers
1,050
Government workers
247
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
103
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,603
Less than $10,000
226
$10,000 to $14,999
124
$15,000 to $24,999
233
$25,000 to $34,999
218
$35,000 to $49,999
224
$50,000 to $74,999
248
$75,000 to $99,999
142
$100,000 to $149,999
170
$150,000 to $199,999
0
$200,000 or more
18
Median household income
$35,029
Mean household income
$48,719
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
23.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 29940

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Whale Branch Elem
15 Stuart Point Rd
(843) 466-10003252417.5

Universities and Colleges around 29940

NameAddressPhone
Technical College of the Lowcountry
54 Tech Circle
Varnville, SC 29944
(803) 943-4262

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 29940

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Beaufort Memorial Hospital
955 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 522-5200179
Hampton Regional Med Ctr503 Carolina Avenue West
Varnville, SC 29944
(803) 943-277136
Hilton Head Med Ctr & Clinics
25 Hospital Center Boulevard
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 681-612279
Low Country General HospitalHighway 278
Ridgeland, SC 29936
(843) 717-330031
Naval Hospital1 Pinckney Boulevard
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 228-530120

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