In 2018, Columbia, SC had a population of 833k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $53,765. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Columbia, SC grew from 825,004 to 833,165, a 0.989% increase and its median household income declined from $54,480 to $53,765, a -1.31% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbia, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (32.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.05%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%). 0% of the people in Columbia, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbia, SC are University of South Carolina-Columbia (9,950 degrees awarded in 2019), Midlands Technical College (2,125 degrees), and Columbia College (217934) (543 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Columbia, SC was $156,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%. Most people in Columbia, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbia, SC was 2 cars per household.