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Salt Lake City, UT vs Columbia, SC

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Highlights
- Household income in Columbia, is 19% less than it is in Salt Lake City and is 32% below the National Average.
- Salt Lake City unemployment rate is 2.90%.
- Columbia unemployment rate is 3.70%.


Economy
 Salt Lake City, UTColumbia, SCUnited States
 2.9%3.7%3.7%
 1.5%-0.2%1.6%
 39.9%27.4%33.5%
 7.6%8.0%6.2%
 5.0%7.0%4.6%
     $32,954$27,730$31,177
 $54,009$43,650$57,652
 $70,544$63,262$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Salt Lake City, UTColumbia, SCUnited States
 13.4%19.0%11.5%
 4.8%5.2%4.8%
 10.6%11.0%9.7%
 9.2%11.2%9.3%
 8.9%8.0%8.5%
 7.6%7.3%7.7%
 10.3%9.3%9.9%
 12.0%10.1%12.3%
 12.1%9.4%14.1%
 4.5%4.1%5.8%
 6.8%5.5%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Salt Lake City, UTColumbia, SCUnited States
 14.2%14.7%15.1%
 8.2%5.1%5.6%
 2.0%2.2%1.7%
 2.1%2.7%1.1%
 9.0%8.1%6.0%
 3.6%2.7%2.0%
 6.5%5.9%5.9%
 1.6%1.8%2.4%
 1.3%2.1%2.2%
 6.9%8.4%5.8%
 4.1%4.4%3.9%
 2.9%3.6%3.7%
 21.5%24.8%23.5%
 0.1%0.3%0.7%
 5.8%4.3%8.2%
 10.3%8.9%12.2%

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Reviews for Salt Lake City    89 Reviews
I wouldn't recommend - 9/30/2019
Nasty air, lots of Mormons and the church does rule the place, though people claim Salt Lake is "liberal." Nasty, tribal attitudes, finding friends, socializing is... Read More

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Keep Denver, SLC for me - 7/19/2019
I am a native Catholic Coloradan, however I lived for 13 years in SLC back in the 60s. It was a great childhood and I loved the fact that within 10 minutes I could ride... Read More

Air pollution and Ill-mannered people - 6/16/2019
Before moving to the Mormon Mecca, check crime stats and airnow.gov. You also better love loud aerial cake fireworks that bribe-taking Utah legislators permit. If you’re... Read More

Reviews for Columbia    45 Reviews
Good for Families - 12/4/2018
I am in high school in Columbia and I think that it is ok. I have lived in Forest Acres my whole life and I'm just ready to get out. It is not a bad city and there are... Read More

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Ideal city for vegans + great outdoor lifestyle - 6/30/2018
My expectation for Columbia were low after living in Seattle, NYC, the DC area and Raleigh NC. Fast forward 6 months and I absolutely love this pretty city called "Cola"... Read More

Local street and highway roads - 12/8/2016
I've travelled out of the country and within the U.S. To me, by far, Columbia, South Carolina roads are absolutely challenging to navigate for visitors as well as... Read More

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ZIPS IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
84106, 84116, 84104, 84105, 84103, 84108, 84102, 84111, 84101, 84112, 13 total
ZIPS IN COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA
29229, 29203, 29209, 29045, 29205, 29201, 29204, 29207, 29225, 29208, 12 total

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