In 2020, Richland County, SC had a population of 415k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $54,441. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Richland County, SC grew from 411,357 to 414,660, a 0.803% increase and its median household income declined from $54,767 to $54,441, a −0.595% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Richland County, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (46.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%), and White (Hispanic) (2.27%).
None of the households in Richland County, 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.
96.9% of the residents in Richland County, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Richland County, 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 Richland County, SC was $167,500, and the homeownership rate was 59.8%.
Most people in Richland County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Richland County, SC was 2 cars per household.
Richland County, SC borders Calhoun County, SC, Fairfield County, SC, Kershaw County, SC, Lexington County, SC, Newberry County, SC, and Sumter County, SC.