Real Estate Market Update for Columbia, SC
Map Information for Columbia, SC
Area Information for Columbia, SC
  • Population: 132,474
  • Median Age: 28.36 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 15.21 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 1,002/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 7.48%
  • Closest Airport: Columbia Metropolitan
  • Closest College: South University Columbia
  • Closest Jr. College: Midlands Technical College-northeast
  • Median Household Income: $38,995
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.81%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.85 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $135,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Panthers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 21%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Columbia, SC
Median Age: 28.36 Married: 18% Number of Households: 47,222 Households with Children: 11,606
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Columbia, SC

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      C. A. Johnson High School 0.1 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Watkins-nance Elementary School 0.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Carver-lyon Elementary School 0.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      W. A. Perry Middle School 0.4 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      St John Baptist Preschool 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Midlands Math And Business Academy Charter 0.7 mi Public 4-8 1 5
      Hall Institute 0.7 mi Public K-12 0 0
      St. Martin De Porres School 1.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 2
      A. C. Flora High School 1.1 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Bradley Elementary School 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Covenant Classical Christian School 1.5 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Burton Pack Elementary School 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Hyatt Park Elementary School 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Arden Elementary School 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Eastminster Day School 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      South Carolina Calvert Academy 1.8 mi Public K-8 1 4
      Logan Elementary School 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      St. Peters Catholic School 1.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-4 0 4
      Trinity Learning Center 1.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Bethel Learning Center 1.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-4 0 5
      W.j. Keenan High School 1.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Shandon Presbyterian Cdc 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Alcorn Middle School 2.1 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Harmony School 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Hand Middle School 2.1 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      Eau Claire High School 2.1 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Dreher High School 2.2 mi Public 9-12 3-5 4
      Heyward Gibbes Middle School 2.4 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Shandon United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten 2.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Brockman Elementary School 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Pendergrass Fairwold School 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      E.e. Taylor Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      St. Joseph School 2.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      A. C. Moore Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      J. P. Thomas Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Cardinal Newman School 2.7 mi Catholic 7-12 0 5
      Kilbourne Park Baptist Church Weekday Preschool 2.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Crayton Middle School 2.8 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Satchel Ford Elementary School 2.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Montessori School Of Columbia 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Rosewood Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      W. G. Sanders Middle School 2.9 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Brennen Elementary School 3.0 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Provost Academy South Carolina 3.0 mi Public 9-12 2 0
      Vv Reid School 3.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 3
      Columbia Jewish Day School 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Sc Virtual Charter School 3.2 mi Public K-12 1 5
      Richland One Charter Middle College 3.3 mi Public 11-12 1 5
      Northminster Ecdc 3.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      A. J. Lewis Greenview Elementary School 3.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Sc Connections Academy 3.5 mi Public K-12 2-5 5
      Montessori Early Learning Center 3.6 mi Private - 0 4
      St. Andrews Middle School 3.9 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      South Kilbourne Elementary School 4.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Forest Lake Elementary School 4.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Carolina School For Inquiry 4.5 mi Public K-6 2-5 5
      Dent Middle School 4.5 mi Public 6-8 2-5 3
      Columbia High School 4.6 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Ben Lippen School 4.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Joseph Keels Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Sandel Elementary School 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Meadowfield Elementary School 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Richland Northeast High School 5.0 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Heathwood Hall Episcopal School 5.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Hammond School 5.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Forest Heights Elementary School 5.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool 5.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      L. W. Conder Elementary School 5.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      Charles Coteworths Pinckney Elementary School 5.7 mi Public 3-6 0 3
      Annie Burnside Elementary School 6.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Pine Grove Elementary School 6.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Seven Oaks Elementary School 6.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      E. L. Wright Middle School 6.6 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Caughman Road Elementary School 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Windsor Elementary School 7.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Birchwood School 7.2 mi Public 4-12 0 0
      Mill Creek Elementary School 7.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Leaphart Elementary School 8.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Polo Road Elementary School 8.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      St. John Neumann Catholic Elementary School 8.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      L. B. Nelson Elementary School 9.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 5
      Killian Elementary School 9.3 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Richland 2 Child Dev 9.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Irmo High School 9.3 mi Public 9-12 2-5 4
      Full Gospel Christian Academy 9.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 5
      Harbison West Elementary School 9.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 3
      Irmo Middle School 9.6 mi Public 7-8 3-5 4
      Crossroads Middle School 9.7 mi Public 6-6 4 4
      Spring Valley High School 9.9 mi Public 9-12 3-5 4
      Longleaf Middle School 9.9 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      Nursery Road Elementary School 10.3 mi Public K-5 3 5
      Chesterbrook Academy 10.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Sandlapper Elementary School 10.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 3
      Rice Creek Elementary School 10.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Ridge View High School 11.0 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Family Christian Academy 11.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 0
      North Springs Elementary School 11.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Richland Two Charter High School 11.1 mi Public 11-12 2 0
      Parkway Academy 11.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Summit Parkway Middle School 11.7 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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