Columbia, SC 29223 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29223: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbia, SC 29223

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Pointe, SC 29223
Northeast, SC 29223

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,463
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,835
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,631
  • County: Richland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.088, Longitude -80.923
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Columbia, SC 29223 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,187
Daytime Population: Workers 23,243
Daytime Population: Residents 25,055
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 51,627
Population in Familes 40,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 560
Population Density2 1,911
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $53,377
Average Household Income $72,863
Per Capita Income $29,720


Total Housing Units 22,867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,961 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,124 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,782 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $153,445
Average Home Value $206,178


Total Households 21,085
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 13,517
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 0.76% 1.0%
Households 0.78% 1.01%
Families 0.53% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Columbia, SC 29223 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29223 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 # 8 98th
Population Density # 21 95th
Diversity Index # 12 97th
Median Household Income # 73 82nd
Per Capita Income # 65 84th

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