West Columbia, SC 29169 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 29169: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Columbia, SC 29169

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cayce, SC 29169
Dixiana, SC 29169
Kathwood, SC 29169
Pineridge, SC 29169
Saluda Gardens, SC 29169
Saluda Terrace, SC 29169
South Congaree, SC 29169
Springdale, SC 29169
Westover Acres, SC 29169

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lexington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.989, Longitude -81.1
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,365
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,995
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,229
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,766

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 29169 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 29169 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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West Columbia, SC 29169 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,678
Population in Households 24,133
Population in Familes 16,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 545
Population Density2 2,120
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $44,182
Average Household Income $61,619
Per Capita Income $27,531


Total Housing Units 12,516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,341 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,457 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,718 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $142,381
Average Home Value $166,612


Total Households 10,798
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 5,428
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.36% 1.47%
Households 1.23% 1.47%
Families 0.9% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

West Columbia, SC 29169 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29169 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 75 81st
Population Density # 16 96th
Diversity Index # 16 96th
Median Household Income # 166 58th
Per Capita Income # 96 76th

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