West Columbia Information

West Columbia Information

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

General West Columbia Information

State: South Carolina

County: Lexington County

Close cities: Irmo, SC, Pine Ridge, SC, Springdale, SC, South Congaree, SC, Cayce, SC, Oak Grove, SC, Forest Acres, SC, Columbia, SC, Seven Oaks, SC, St. Andrews, SC

West Columbia Population (census data)
Total 13,907 (+4.3% since 2000)
Male 6,530 (47.0%)
Female 7,377 (53.0%)

Population Density: 2,289 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.8 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 6.07 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,287

Zip Codes: 29169, 29171, 29170, 29172, and 29033.

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West Columbia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (72.6%)
  • Black (19.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.2%)
  • German (10.5%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • Irish (9.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.8%)
  • Subsaharan African (2.5%)
Foriegn Born: 920 people (6.6%)
  • Latin America (74.1%)
  • Asia (25.9%)

Local West Columbia Sports Teams

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

West Columbia School Information

High Schools
Airport High School (1315 Boston Avenue, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Middle Schools
Northside Middle (157 Cougar Crive, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Pine Ridge Middle School (735 Pine Ridge Drive, West Columbia, SC, 29172 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
R H Fulmer Middle School (1614 Walterboro Street, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Elementary Schools
Congaree Elementary School (1221 Ramblin Road, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
George I Pair Jr. Elementary (2325 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Pineview Elementary (3035 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Saluda River Elementary (1520 Duke Avenue, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Springdale Elementary School (361 Wattling Road, West Columbia, SC, 29170 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
White Knoll Elementary School (132 White Knoll Way, West Columbia, SC, 29170 - Lexington County School District 01 District)
Other/Private Schools
B C Grammar School No. 1 (114 Hook Avenue, West Columbia, SC, 29169 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Congaree/Wood Early Childhood Center (737 Pineridge Drive, West Columbia, SC, 29172 - Lexington County School District 02 District)
Herbert A Wood Elememtary School (737 Pine Ridge Drive, West Columbia, SC, 29172 - Lexington County School District 02 District)

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