Real Estate Market Update for West Columbia, SC
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Map Information for West Columbia, SC
Area Information for West Columbia, SC
  • Population: 15,707
  • Median Age: 37.16 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16.28 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 2,246/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 11.76%
  • Closest Airport: Columbia Metropolitan
  • Closest College: University Of South Carolina-columbia
  • Closest Jr. College: Midlands Technical Cllg-airport Campus
  • Median Household Income: $42,620
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 14.41%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.21 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $94,269
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Panthers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 30%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for West Columbia, SC
Median Age: 37.16 Married: 28% Number of Households: 6,765 Households with Children: 1,540
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 West Columbia, SC

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Airport High School 0.0 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      R. H. Fulmer Middle School 0.4 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      Wil Lou Gray Opportun School 0.6 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Midlands Middle College 0.7 mi Public 11-12 0 0
      Covenant Christian Academy 0.9 mi Private K-5 0 4
      Springdale Elementary School 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 5
      R. Earle Davis Early Childhood Center For Technolo 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 5
      Abundant Life Outreach Ministries 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 0
      Holy Trinity Lutheran School 2.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy 2.3 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      Brookland Cayce No. 1 Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Claude A. Taylor Elementary School 2.3 mi Public 3-5 1 3
      East Point Academy 2.5 mi Public - 0 0
      Herbert A. Wood Elementary School 2.9 mi Public 2-5 1 3
      Congaree/wood Early Childhood Center 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 5
      Pine Ridge Middle School 2.9 mi Public 6-8 2 5
      Colonial Christian Academy 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 3
      Congaree Elementary School 3.2 mi Public 2-5 2 4
      Glenforest School 3.2 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Northside Middle School 3.4 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Pineview Elementary School 3.4 mi Public K-5 3 5
      Brookland-cayce Senior High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Saluda River Academy For The Arts 3.5 mi Public K-5 2-5 5
      White Knoll Middle School 4.9 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      White Knoll Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      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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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.