West Columbia, SC
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West 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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

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

West Columbia Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
17,821

Age

PEOPLE OF South Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.97
5 To 17 9.64
18 To 24 9.53
25 To 34 18.47
35 To 54 22.53
55 To 64 14.00
65 Years And Over 19.86

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 87.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 29.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
West Columbia 29295 25056.30657215255 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
West Columbia 45082 20851.94983695275 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.4%

Employment Industries in West Columbia

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 13.5
Construction 13.1
Retail 10.7
Accommodation 10.3
Education 6.7
Manufacturing 6.1
Finance 6.1
Administration 5.6
Other 5.0
Public Service 4.8
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.4
Transportation 4.1
Wholesale 2.8

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 65.2
Black Or African American 17.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 1.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.2
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 12.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 14.0
Irish 10.1
English 9.3
Scots-Irish 3.5
Scottish 3.5
Italian 2.2
African 2.0
French 1.7
European 1.5
Dutch 1.4
Polish 1.3
Welsh 0.8
Norwegian 0.5
Greek 0.5
Eastern European 0.3
Swedish 0.3
British 0.3
French Canadian 0.2
Canadian 0.2
Haitian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 88.6
Spanish 9.6
Langs. of India 0.4
Chinese 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
French 0.2
Arabic 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.1
Laotian 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
African languages 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Thai 0.0
Miao/Hmong 0.0
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) 0.0

Foreign Born West Columbia Residents:
9.9%