Columbia Information

Columbia Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Columbia, SC

General Columbia Information

State: South Carolina

County: Richland County

Close cities: St. Andrews, SC, Forest Acres, SC, Seven Oaks, SC, Woodfield, SC, Springdale, SC, Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC, Arcadia Lakes, SC, Cayce, SC, Oak Grove, SC, Dentsville, SC

Columbia Population (census data)
Total 124,818 (+6.3% since 2000)
Male 61,185 (49.0%)
Female 63,633 (51.0%)

Population Density: 997 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.5 (US Avg is 100)

Columbia Elevation: 314 feet above sea level

Land Area: 125.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,209

Zip Codes: 29208, 29211, 29240, 29214, 29223, 29290, 29229, 29217, 29226, 29250, 29220, 29292, 29216, 29230, 29205, 29218, 29219, 29204, 29222, 29206, 29203, 29260, 29227, 29215, 29210, 29212, 29224, 29221, 29201, 29225, 29207, 29209, 29228, and 29202.

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Columbia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.2%)
  • Black (46.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (8.3%)
  • English (7.7%)
  • Irish (6.2%)
  • United States (5.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.3%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)
Foriegn Born: 4,783 people (3.8%)
  • Asia (40.5%)
  • Latin America (35.1%)
  • Europe (24.3%)

Local Columbia Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: , Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University

Columbia School Information

High Schools
A C Flora High (1 Falcon Drive, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Birchwood High School (5000 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Juvenile Justice District)
Columbia High School (1701 Westchester Drive, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Columbia High School AOF (1701 Westchester Drive, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Richland County School District One District)
Dreher High School (701 Adger Road, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Dreher High School AOF (701 Adger Road, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District One District)
Eau Claire High School (4800 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Irmo High School (6671 Street Andrews Road, Columbia, SC, 29212 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Richland Northeast High School (7500 Brookfield, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Ridge View High School (4801 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Spring Valley High School (120 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
W J Keenan High School (3455 Pine Belt Road, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Middle Schools
Alcorn Middle School (5125 Fairfield Road, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Crayton Middle School (5000 Clemson Avenue, Columbia, SC, 29206 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Cross Roads Middle (6949 Street Andrews Road, Columbia, SC, 29212 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Dent Middle School (2719 Decker Boulevard, Columbia, SC, 29206 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Edward L Wright Middle School (2740 Alpine Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Gibbes Middle School (500 Summerlea Drive, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Hand Middle School (2600 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Irmo Middle (6051 Wescott Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Richland One Middle College At Midlands Technical School (316 South Boulevard, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
St. Andrews Middle School (1231 Bluefield Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Summit Parkway Middle School (200 Summit Parkway, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
W A Perry Middle School (2600 Barhamville Road, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
W. G. Sanders Middle School (6000 Alida Street, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Elementary Schools
A C Moore Elementary (333 Etiwan Avenue, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
A. J. Lewis Greenview Elementary (726 Easter Street, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Annie Burnside Elementary (7300 Patterson Road, Columbia, SC, 29209 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Arden Elementary (1300 Ashley Street, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Bradley Elementary (3032 Pinebelt Road, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Brennen Elementary (4438 Devereaux Road, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Burton-Pack Elementary School (195 Garden Drive, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Carver-Lyon Elementary School (2100 Waverly Street, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Caughman Road Elementary (7725 Caughman Road, Columbia, SC, 29209 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Forest Heights Elementary (2500 Blue Ridge Terrace, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Forest Lake Elementary School (6801 Brookfield Road, Columbia, SC, 29206 - Richland County School District 02 District)
H. B. Rhame Elementary School (1300 Arrowwood Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Harbison West Elementary School (257 Crossbow Drive, Columbia, SC, 29212 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Hyatt Park Elementary School (4200 Main Street, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
John P Thomas Elementary (6001 Weston Avenue, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Joseph Keels Elementary School (7801 Springcrest Drive, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Killian Elementary School (2621 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC, 29229 - Richland County School District 02 District)
L B Nelson Elementary (225 N Brickyard Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
L W Conder Elementary School (8040 Hunt Club Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Leaphart Elementary School (120 Piney Grove Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Logan Elementary (3501 Lyles Street, Columbia, SC, 29201 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Meadowfield Elementary (525 Galway Lane, Columbia, SC, 29209 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Mill Creek Elementary (925 Universal Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209 - Richland County School District 01 District)
North Springs Elementary (1300 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Nursery Road Elementary School (6706 Nursery Road, Columbia, SC, 29212 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Pine Grove Elementary School (3495 London Avenue, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Polo Road Elementary (1250 Polo Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland 2 District)
Rice Creek Elementary (4751 Hardscrabble Road, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Rosewood Elementary School (3300 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
S Kilbourne Elementary (1400 South Kilbourne Road, Columbia, SC, 29205 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Satchel Ford Road Elementary (5901 Satchel Ford Road, Columbia, SC, 29206 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Seven Oaks Elementary (2800 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Lexington County School District 05 District)
Watkins-Nance Elementary (2525 Barhamville Road, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
William S. Sandel Elementary (2700 Seminole Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Windsor Elementary (9800 Dunbarton Drive, Columbia, SC, 29223 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Other/Private Schools
Anna Boyd Child Development Center (7900 Brookmont Lane, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 02 District)
Brockman School (2245 Montclair Drive, Columbia, SC, 29206 - Richland County School District 01 District)
C A Johnson Preparatory Academy (2219 Barhamville Road, Columbia, SC, 29204 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Carolina School For Inquiry (7405-A Fairfield Road, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland 1 District)
Edward E. Taylor (Mcrae Street, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Evaluation And Detention Center (3200 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Juvenile Justice District)
Hall Institute (1800 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC, 29202 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Midlands Math And Business Academy (2638 Two Notch Road, Suite 204, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Pendergrass Fairwold Center (5935 Token Street, Columbia, SC, 29203 - Richland County School District 01 District)
Willow Lane School (4650 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC, 29210 - Juvenile Justice District)

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