Columbia, SC 29210 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29210: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbia, SC 29210

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dutch Fork, SC 29210

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,377
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,296
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,229
  • County: Richland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.041, Longitude -81.095
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29210 has segments in 2 Counties (Lexington, Richland).

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Columbia, SC 29210 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,671
Daytime Population: Workers 29,979
Daytime Population: Residents 15,979
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,958
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 35,516
Population in Familes 23,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,155
Population Density2 2,590
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $41,447
Average Household Income $53,909
Per Capita Income $22,485


Total Housing Units 19,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,346 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,455 (54.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,496 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $128,266
Average Home Value $139,974


Total Households 16,801
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 8,129
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.64%
Households 0.49% 0.68%
Families 0.15% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Columbia, SC 29210 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29210 to the other 395 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 95th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 67 84th
Median Household Income # 188 53rd
Per Capita Income # 168 58th

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