In 2017, Columbia, SC had a population of 825k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $54,480. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Columbia, SC grew from 816,450 to 825,004, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $52,247 to $54,480, a 4.27% increase.
The population of Columbia, SC is 56.2% White Alone, 33.7% Black or African American Alone, and 5.75% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Columbia, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbia, SC are University of South Carolina-Columbia (8,921 degrees awarded in 2016), Midlands Technical College (1,977 degrees), and Columbia International University (395 degrees).
The median property value in Columbia, SC is $156,600, and the homeownership rate is 67.7%. Most people in Columbia, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbia, SC is 2 cars per household.