In 2019, Columbia, SC had a population of 839k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $55,725. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Columbia, SC grew from 833,165 to 839,039, a 0.705% increase and its median household income grew from $53,765 to $55,725, a 3.65% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbia, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.1%), White (Hispanic) (2.98%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%). 0% of the households in Columbia, SC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.9% of the residents in Columbia, SC 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 2019, the median property value in Columbia, SC was $164,700, and the homeownership rate was 67.9%. Most people in Columbia, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbia, SC was 2 cars per household.