Columbia Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Columbia Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 133,273 -0.1%
Male Population 67,638 -0.3%
Female Population 65,635 0.1%
Male Population 50.75 %
Female Population 49.25 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 28.5 0.7%
Citizen US Born 124,477 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 4,458 1.6%
Not Citizen 4,338 -11.2%
Citizen US Born 93.4 %
Citizen not US Born 3.35 %
Not Citizen 3.25 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,089 -22.3%
Moved from Same Country 15,314 -1.1%
Moved from Same State 11,060 -1.4%
Moved from Different State 19,779 3.4%
Same House as Last Year 84,698 -0.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.83 %
Moved from Same Country 11.61 %
Moved from Same State 8.38 %
Moved from Different State 14.99 %
Same House as Last Year 64.19 %

Occupational Employment in Columbia top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 51,120 -0.1%
Blue Collar 9,051 -2.8%
White Collar 84.96 %
Blue Collar 15.04 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,968 -1.7%
Private Companies 38,482 -0.7%
Governmental Workers 12,925 -1.0%
Not for Profit Companies 4,796 3.6%
Self Employees 6.59 %
Private Companies 63.95 %
Governmental Workers 21.48 %
Not for Profit Companies 7.97 %

Number of Households in Columbia top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 47,162 0.7%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.9%
Family Households 22,683 0.9%
Non-family Households 24,479 0.6%
Family Households 48.1 %
Non-family Households 51.9 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 11,432 0.0%
Households without Children 35,730 1.0%
Households with Children 24.24 %
Households without Children 75.76 %

Median and Average Income in Columbia top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $76,116.00 5.0%
Median Household Income $47,286.00 3.6%
People below Poverty Level 22,531 -3.4%
People above Poverty Level 81,184 0.4%

Housing in Columbia top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 55,155 1.1%
Median Year Built 1972 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 5,970 -0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6,173 9.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7,483 -0.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,560 1.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,578 -3.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 4,888 -6.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 6,398 7.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 8,736 -1.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 3,369 8.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 47,162 0.7%
Owner Occupied 21,692 2.7%
Renter Occupied 25,470 -0.9%
Owner Occupied 45.99 %
Renter Occupied 54.01 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 14,573 2.6%
Without Mortgage 7,119 2.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $188,600.00 4.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $161,500.00 1.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $959.00 2.2%
With Mortgage 67.18 %
Without Mortgage 32.82 %

Columbia Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,052 -10.9%
Some High School 34,020 -0.3%
Some College 19,454 -1.0%
Associate Degree 5,961 0.9%
Bachelor's Degree 21,880 1.6%
Graduate Degree 15,122 2.5%
No High School 1.84 %
Some High School 30.45 %
Some College 29.27 %
Associate Degree 5.33 %
Bachelor's Degree 19.58 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Columbia top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 64,266 -1.8%
Married 34,988 0.6%
Separated 3,014 0.1%
Widowed 5,092 4.3%
Divorced 10,844 2.2%
Never Married 55.79 %
Married 30.37 %
Separated 2.62 %
Widowed 4.42 %
Divorced 9.41 %

Means of Transport to Work in Columbia top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 47,734 0.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,202 7.2%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 8 N/A
Ferryboat 57 N/A
Bicycle 336 -9.9%
Motorcycle 112 -2.6%
TaxiCab 189 -7.8%
Walk 14,866 2.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 29147 29201 29202 29203 29204 29205 29206 29207 29208 29209 29210 29212 29223 29225 29229

Recently added listings in Columbia top

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Columbia is an area in Richland County,South Carolina with a population of 133,273. There are 67,638 male residents living in Columbia and 65,635 female residents. The total number of households is 47,162 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 28 with 34,988 people being married and 83,216 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 84.96% white collar employees and 15.04% blue collar employees in Columbia..
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