Richland County, South Carolina 

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Population

404,869

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$48,674

Median Home Price

$143,600

United States / South Carolina / No Metro Area / Richland County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Richland County, South Carolina

College town/Capital city - Central South Carolina
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Air service
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Richland, County, SC
 $139,000 
208 Great North Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1685 SqFt
 $139,000 
208 Great North Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1685 SqFt
 $140,000 
1511 Carter St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1479 SqFt
 $171,900 
105 Windfall Rd # MVA4NK
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 | 1785 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Columbia Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: South Carolina
County: Richland County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Columbia, St. Andrews, 12 total
Zip Codes: 29223, 29229, 29210, 29203, 29063, 29209, 29205, 29016, 29201, 29206, 19 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richland County is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Richland County jobs have decreased by 0.16%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Richland County's cost of living is 8.40% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Richland County's Cost of Living

VOTING
Richland county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Richland County's population is 404,869 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.66%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Richland County is $143,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.25%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Richland County

SCHOOLS
Richland County public schools spend $14,526 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Richland County. More Education


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Housing Market in Richland

It's a good time to buy in Richland. Home Appreciation is up 4.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Richland Real Estate or Find top agents in Richland

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ZIP CODES IN RICHLAND COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA
29223, 29229, 29210, 29203, 29063, 29209, 29205, 29016, 29201, 29206, 19 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN RICHLAND COUNTY SC
$139,000
208 Great North Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$140,000
1511 Carter St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$171,900
105 Windfall Rd # MVA4NK
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$161,990
159 Beacons Field Rd # 1ADNDU
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$170,990
233 Alexander Pointe Dr # 5TF8
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$155,000
398 Eagle Feather Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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