West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC

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2020 Population
130,548
1.41% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lindsey Graham
Republican Party
US Senator
Tim Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.6
0.246% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
12.8%
0.843% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$57,868
0.633% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$160,100
4.03% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
59,844
0.368% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC had a population of 131k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $57,868. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC grew from 128,739 to 130,548, a 1.41% increase and its median household income grew from $57,504 to $57,868, a 0.633% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.29%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.21%).

7.84% of the households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, 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 West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are Midlands Technical College (2,141 degrees awarded in 2020) and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia (47 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was $160,100, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%. Most people in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC is home to a population of 131k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.71% of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (7.46k people).

In 2020, there were 3.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.3k people) in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.37k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are Spanish (5,365 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (758 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (474 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.3k ± 2.37k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    24.5k ± 1.1k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.37k ± 879
6.2%
Hispanic Population
8.1k people

In 2020, there were 3.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.3k people) in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.37k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.2% of the people in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are hispanic (8.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,365 households (4.34%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    758 households (0.613%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    474 households (0.384%)

7.84% of the households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was Spanish. 4.34% of the households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.71%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.46k people
5.12%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.59k people

As of 2020, 5.71% of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC residents (7.46k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was 5.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.1
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.7

In 2020, the median age of all people in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,064 ± 1,107 people
  2. China
    535 ± 567 people
  3. England
    477 ± 535 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was Mexico, the natal country of 2,064 West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC residents, followed by China with 535 and England with 477.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2020 Citizenship
96.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.7% of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,700 ± 321
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,270 ± 398
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,313 ± 252

West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in South Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in South Carolina.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of South Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC is $57,868. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $80,467, followed by Charleston City PUMA, SC and York County (West & Outside Rock Hill City) PUMA, SC, with respective values of $72,562 and $72,224.

Males in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,609. The income inequality in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC employs 59.8k people. The largest industries in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are Construction (4,052 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,982 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,328 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($187,021), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($145,629), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($132,056).

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,868
2020 value
± $2,238
0.633%
1 Year Growth
± 4.85%

Households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC have a median annual income of $57,868, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,504 in 2019, which represents a 0.633% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$63,306
Average Male Salary in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC
± $8,905
$46,609
Average Female Salary in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC
± $6,218

In 2020, full-time male employees in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC
  1. White
    $54,870 ± $6,429
  2. American Indian
    $50,133 ± $64,123
  3. Other
    $46,665 ± $71,924

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC.

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Wage Distribution

0.43
2020 Wage GINI in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC
0.433
2019 Wage GINI in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC

In 2020, the income inequality in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.767% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $80,467, followed by Charleston City PUMA, SC and York County (West & Outside Rock Hill City) PUMA, SC, with respective values of $72,562 and $72,224.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC (16.5k out of 129k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    9,447 ± 841
  2. Black
    5,448 ± 564
  3. Hispanic
    2,484 ± 431

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

59.8k
2020 Value
−0.368%
1 Year decline
± −0.368%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC declined at a rate of −0.368%, from 60.1k employees to 59.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,900 people), Registered nurses (1,847 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,642 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,900 people), Registered nurses (1,847 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,642 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Emergency medical technicians (4.82 times higher than expected), Pharmacists (3.76 times), and Nonfarm animal caretakers (3.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Physicians ($233,038), Industrial production managers ($202,618), and Chief executives & legislators ($166,186).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

59.8k
2020 Value
−0.368%
1 Year decline
± −0.368%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC declined at a rate of −0.368%, from 60.1k employees to 59.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, are Construction (4,052 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,982 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,328 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Construction (4,052 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,982 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,328 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (17 times higher than expected), Tire manufacturing (11.8 times), and Electric & gas, and other combinations (4.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Air transportation ($187,021), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($145,629), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($132,056).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $38.2B
  2. $32.1B
  3. $26.9B

In 2020, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $38.2B, followed by Plastics/rubber ($32.1B) and Machinery ($26.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$285B
2020 Value in South Carolina
$613B
Projected 2050 Value in South Carolina
115% growth

In 2020, total outbound South Carolina trade was $285B. This is expected to increase 115% to $613B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $30.1B
  2. $22.4B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $30.1B, followed by Georgia with $22.4B and Texas and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in South Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 55.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%). The most partisan county was Allendale County, SC with 75.6% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing the state of South Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for South Carolina
55.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in South Carolina
  1. 75.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 73% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in South Carolina was Allendale County, SC with 75.6% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in South Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from South Carolina

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Lindsey Graham
Senator from South Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Tim Scott
Senator from South Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jim DeMint.

Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are the senators currently representing South Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in South Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Carolina

South Carolina is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for South Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC awarded 2,188 degrees. The student population of Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC is skewed towards women, with 3,244 male students and 5,663 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are White (1,246 and 56.9%), followed by Black or African American (604 and 27.6%), Hispanic or Latino (129 and 5.9%), and Two or More Races (94 and 4.3%).

The largest universities in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC by number of degrees awarded are Midlands Technical College (2,141 and 97.9%) and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia (47 and 2.15%).

The most popular majors in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (640 and 29.3%), Pre-Nursing Studies (206 and 9.41%), and Registered Nursing (188 and 8.59%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 575 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 188 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 66 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 575 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,141 degrees awarded
  2. 47 degrees awarded

In 2020, the Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Midlands Technical College with 2,141 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

782
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,406
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 782 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC, which is 0.556 times less than the 1,406 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,246 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    604 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    129 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Lexington County (North & East)--West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was White students. These 1,246 degrees mean that there were 2.06 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 604 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC was $160,100 in 2020, which is 0.697 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $153,900 to $160,100, a 4.03% increase. The homeownership rate in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC is 69.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$160,100
2020 Median
± $3,220
$153,900
2019 Median
± $2,124

In 2020, the median property value in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC grew to to $160,100 from the previous year's value of $153,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,868
Median Household Income
± $2,238
54.7k
Number of Households
± 1,761

In 2020, the median household income of the 54.7k households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC grew to $57,868 from the previous year's value of $57,504.

The following chart displays the households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
2020 Homeownership
67.7%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 69.5% of the housing units in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% of the workforce in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.97%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.88%)

In 2020, 83.5% of workers in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.97%) and those who worked at home (5.88%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

89.8% of the population of West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC has health coverage, with 46.1% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 2.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in South Carolina was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see 1494 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.267% decrease from the previous year (1498 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1767 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Williamsburg County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.4%). Additionally, Union County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.
1,494 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Carolina

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,494 patients per year. This represents a 0.267% decrease from the previous year (1,498 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in South Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for South Carolina.
$7,311
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in South Carolina
$4,235
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,491
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,298
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.2%
Uninsured
46.1%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
2.78%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC grew by 6.34% from 9.62% to 10.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in West Columbia, Cayce Cities, Irmo Town & Seven Oaks PUMA, SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 23.4% prevalence
  2. 22.3% prevalence
  3. 21.4% prevalence

Williamsburg County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 23.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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