Columbia, SC
Demographic Data



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Columbia Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Columbia Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
133,114

Age

PEOPLE OF South Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.06
5 To 17 11.16
18 To 24 26.96
25 To 34 17.21
35 To 54 20.49
55 To 64 9.41
65 Years And Over 9.71

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 15.9
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 88.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 42.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Columbia 27730 23717.746415626905 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Columbia 43650 20189.601401512522 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.3%

Employment Industries in Columbia

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Education 14.2
Healthcare 12.6
Retail 12.1
Accommodation 11.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.8
Public Service 6.8
Finance 6.1
Manufacturing 5.5
Other 4.5
Administration 4.5
Construction 3.6
Transportation 2.7
Arts 2.2
Real estate 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 48.1
Black Or African American 40.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 2.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.2
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 9.4
English 8.8
Irish 7.8
Italian 2.8
Scottish 2.4
European 2.3
African 2.3
Scots-Irish 2.2
French 2.0
Polish 1.4
Dutch 0.7
Welsh 0.7
British 0.6
Swedish 0.5
Norwegian 0.5
Russian 0.5
Greek 0.4
Swiss 0.3
French Canadian 0.3
Hungarian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.6
Spanish 4.2
Chinese 0.7
Langs. of India 0.7
French 0.4
Arabic 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.3
Vietnamese 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
African languages 0.2
Persian 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Russian 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Polish 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Greek 0.0

Foreign Born Columbia Residents:
5.6%