Columbia (zip 29201), South Carolina 

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Population

20,895

+1.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$30,440

Median Home Price

$149,900

Best Places to Live in Columbia (zip 29201), South Carolina

College town/Capital city - Central South Carolina. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the 29201 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
College-town amenities
Historic interest
Cost of living
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Air service
Crime rates
 $130,000 
30 Burdock Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1078 SqFt
 $95,000 
705 Barnes St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1008 SqFt
 $127,200 
953 Texas St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1060 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.


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City: Columbia
Zip Codes: Columbia (zip 29201)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbia (zip 29201) is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Columbia (zip 29201) jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia (zip 29201)'s cost of living is 13.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbia (zip 29201)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the 29201 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Columbia (zip 29201)'s population is 20,895 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbia (zip 29201) is $149,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Columbia (zip 29201) 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 29201). More Education



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