In 2020, Columbia, SC had a population of 134k people with a median age of 28.2 and a median household income of $47,416. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Columbia, SC grew from 133,273 to 134,057, a 0.588% increase and its median household income grew from $47,286 to $47,416, a 0.275% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Columbia, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (48.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.64%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%).
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.
96.7% 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), Columbia College (217934) (387 degrees), and Columbia International University (381 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Columbia, SC was $186,000, and the homeownership rate was 47%.
Most people in Columbia, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Columbia, SC was 2 cars per household.