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West Columbia, South Carolina
Burlington, Iowa
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
West Columbia is 28% more densely populated than Burlington.
People are 5% less likely to be married in Burlington.
The Median Age is 1.9 years younger in West Columbia.

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PEOPLE
 West Columbia, SCBurlington, IAUnited States
 Population16,06025,410321,418,820
 Population - 201014,66825,604308,745,538
 Population - 200013,06426,839285,036,114
 Population - 199010,58827,208251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now51.68%-6.61%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now22.93%-5.32%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,2381,75491
 Land Area7143,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age3839.937.4
 Female Population47.66%52.97%50.81%
 Male Population52.34%47.03%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 West Columbia, SCBurlington, IAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.92%6.03%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.58%6.75%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.24%6.35%6.59%
 Age 15 to 171.76%4.45%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.14%3.64%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.77%4.37%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.72%11.39%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.71%12.48%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.72%13.90%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.32%5.99%6.57%
 Age 60 to 647.03%6.53%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.57%8.90%7.64%
 Age 75 to 846.53%5.38%4.26%
 Age 85 and over3.00%3.84%1.85%
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 RACE
 West Columbia, SCBurlington, IAUnited States
 White65.19%85.32%62.77%
 Black15.59%8.25%12.24%
 Asian2.45%0.27%4.95%
 Native American0.09%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.06%0.04%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.46%2.43%2.13%
 Hispanic14.15%3.44%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic85.85%96.56%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 West Columbia, SCBurlington, IAUnited States
 Households7,24710,882116,211,000
 Family Households3,3236,80176,958,100
 Non Family Households3,9244,08139,253,000
 Household Size2.122.32.63
 Married Population43.26%48.20%50.58%
 Single Population56.74%51.80%49.42%
 Now Married40.05%47.05%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.21%1.15%2.17%
 Never Married36.25%28.20%32.55%
 Widowed10.24%8.59%5.95%
 Divorced10.25%15.01%10.92%
 Married, w/children26.33%24.76%31.68%
 Married, no children44.24%42.99%41.44%
 Single, w/children14.26%23.92%16.94%
 Single, no children15.17%8.32%9.95%
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