West Columbia SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

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West Columbia, South Carolina Info Snack

West Columbia is a city and commuter town in the suburban eastern sections of Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population was 14,988. It is a part of the greater Columbia, SC metropolitan statistical area.
Population
17,296
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
17.4%
Median Home
$133,900
Median Income
$45,082
Median Rent
$874

Rankings for West Columbia in South Carolina

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of West Columbia, SC

Population over time in West Columbia

Year Population % Change
2017 17,296 1.4%
2016 17,056 7.0%
2015 15,947 1.2%
2014 15,757 0.9%
2013 15,623 0.9%
2012 15,489 1.9%
2011 15,194 1.7%
2010 14,937 1.8%
2009 14,668 -
Crime/100k West Columbia SC USA
Violent Crime 1042.1 488.3 368.9
Murder 17.3 7.7 5.0
Robbery 201.5 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 650.6 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 7439.0 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 616.1 579.7 376.0
Larceny 6120.5 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 702.4 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in West Columbia

White
65.2% (11,284)
African American
17.1% (2,959)
American Indian
0.1% (25)
Asian
1.7% (298)
Hawaiian
0.2% (38)
Other
0.3% (53)
Two Or More
3.3% (571)
Hispanic
12.0% (2,068)
Race West Columbia SC USA
White 65.2% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 17.1% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.0% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For West Columbia, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.6% (114,176)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (92,070)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (236,722)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (217,836)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.6% (303,897)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (303,897)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (236,937)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.6% (131,345)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (49,576)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (43,138)
Income West Columbia SC USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 767.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 552.1% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 1089.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 1098.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.6% 1400.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 1840.2% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 1210.8% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.6% 1206.9% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 428.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 404.4% 697.9%

Gender in West Columbia

Female
51.0% (8,822)
Male
49.0% (8,474)
Gender West Columbia SC USA
Female 51.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,210)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (864)
High School / GED
27.0% (4,669)
Some College
24.0% (4,151)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,210)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (3,113)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,383)
Professional Degree
2.0% (345)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (345)
Education West Columbia SC USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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