Columbia, SC 29209 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbia, SC 29209

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bluff Estates, SC 29209
Capitol View, SC 29209
Cedar Terrace, SC 29209
Eastmont, SC 29209
Galaxy, SC 29209
Hazelwood Acres, SC 29209
Leesburg, SC 29209
Mountain Brook, SC 29209
Twin Lake Hill, SC 29209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Richland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.967, Longitude -80.934
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 802
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,071
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,931
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,140

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 29209 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 29209 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. South Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Columbia, SC 29209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 36,356
Population in Households 34,916
Population in Familes 27,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,440
Population Density2 975
Diversity Index3 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,233
Average Household Income $76,696
Per Capita Income $31,198

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,709 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,678 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,505 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $148,416
Average Home Value $211,178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,387
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 8,929
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.87%
Households 0.82% 0.89%
Families 0.47% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Columbia, SC 29209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29209 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 # 33 92nd
Population Density # 55 86th
Diversity Index # 45 89th
Median Household Income # 101 75th
Per Capita Income # 64 84th

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