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, 2016)


Total Population 36,328
Population in Households 35,058
Population in Familes 23,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,270
Population Density1 2,423
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 16,523
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 7,995
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,019 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,504 (54.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,768 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $124,846
Average Home Value $136,248


Median Household Income $39,401
Average Household Income $51,447
Per Capita Income $23,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.69%
Households 0.3% 0.61%
Families -0.09% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Columbia, SC 29210 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29210 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 31 92nd
Population Density1 # 12 97th
Diversity Index2 # 53 87th
Median Household Income # 182 54th
Per Capita Income # 115 71st

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