In 2020, Columbia, SC had a population of 833k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $56,680. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Columbia, SC grew from 824,278 to 832,925, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $55,971 to $56,680, a 1.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbia, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.2%), White (Hispanic) (2.78%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.34%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%).
None of the households in Columbia, SC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.1% of the residents in Columbia, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Columbia, SC are University of South Carolina-Columbia (9,815 degrees awarded in 2020), Midlands Technical College (2,141 degrees), and Columbia College (217934) (387 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Columbia, SC was $159,700, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.
Most people in Columbia, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbia, SC was 2 cars per household.