Plan a night out on the town in East Columbia with its many clubs and bars. If nightlife is the determining factor in your search for a new place, East Columbia is for you. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Cayce and Downtown.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, Forest Dr and Two Notch Rd. are a couple popular streets in East Columbia with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in East Columbia at R & R Lounge. The cuisine offerings in East Columbia are as follows: beer and ale, barbecue, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Jungle Jim and Knock Knock Club are only a couple of the nearby options for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Wing Street and Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar are both located in the neighborhood.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in East Columbia.
Fantasy Island Food & Beverage and Conwell's Meat Market are a couple places to shop for groceries in the East Columbia area. Both of the stores are located on Two Notch Rd. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Odaly's Bakery is in the neighborhood on Decker Blvd. and Sam's Club Bakery is located on Forest Dr. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Publix Super Market and Kroger.
For greater selection and value when shopping, East Columbia has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Rags & Bags With Style and Esquire Limited. In addition to that, East Columbia has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Gibson's On Devine and Madison Hall. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Demographics and Cost of Living
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in East Columbia is more expensive than it is in Cayce. The average household spends $62.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to Cayce's $38.6K/year.
East Columbia is similar to Cayce in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 31, compared to a median age of 29 in Cayce. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.26 inhabitants per household in East Columbia and 2.7 in Cayce. By the percentage of households with children in East Columbia and Cayce, 24% and 21% have children, respectively.
At $84.9K, the average income level in East Columbia is significantly higher than that of Cayce's, which stands at $41.4K.