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Columbia (zip 29205), South Carolina   Add Favorite    1 Reviews | Review This Place

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-College-town amenities
-Historic interest
-Cost of living


-Hot, humid summers
-Air service
-Crime rates

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Columbia is the capital, the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and educational hub for the state. The city is laid out in a traditional grid along the Congaree River with a number of historic buildings, although many of the older ones were destroyed in Sherman’s famous march. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, whose attractive and historic campus is in the south part of the downtown area adds a dose of college town feel, a few amenities, and sports-related entertainment to the area. The downtown is clean and attractive, with entertainment near the campus and in a restored waterfront area. Beautiful older residential areas extend east with a clear antebellum imprint and good home values, but this isn’t the part of town with the best reputation for education and safety.


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City: Columbia
Zip Codes: Columbia (zip 29205)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Columbia

    The unemployment rate in Columbia (zip 29205) is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbia (zip 29205) jobs have Increased by 2.17 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia (zip 29205)'s cost of living is 0.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Columbia (zip 29205)'s population is 26,529 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.61 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Columbia (zip 29205) is $179,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.88%.
    Columbia (zip 29205) public schools spend $14,728 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Columbia (zip 29205).

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With a state university, a couple of of private colleges and a quaint local shopping district all within walking distance, the Five Points area is a great place to life.... (Read More)



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