Sumter (zip 29153), South Carolina 

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Population

14,574

-4.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$37,718

Median Home Price

$122,700

Median Age

38

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.4 / 7.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Sumter (zip 29153), South Carolina

Military town - East-central South Carolina, 45 miles east of Columbia. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the 29153 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Sumter (zip 29153)
Cost of Living: -21.7% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

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Sumter, Sc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Cost of living
Central location
Cons
Crime
Economy
Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Sumter Metro Area

Sumter, in the center of the state, is a small typically Southern town and county seat. Shaw Air Force Base and agriculture are the economic mainstays, but recent employment statistics and projections are weak. Downtown is nondescript but tidy with small areas of attractive housing mainly to the north.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sumter (zip 29153) is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sumter (zip 29153) jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sumter (zip 29153)'s cost of living is 21.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sumter (zip 29153)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the 29153 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sumter county remained strongly Democratic, 56.0% to 42.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sumter (zip 29153)'s population is 14,574 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sumter (zip 29153) is Real Estate: $122,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.1%.

SCHOOLS
Sumter (zip 29153) public schools spend $9,137 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Sumter (zip 29153). More Education



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Housing Market in Sumter

It's a good time to buy in Sumter. Home Appreciation is up 11.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sumter is $122,700.
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