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West Columbia, SC

West Columbia, South Carolina is a town with approximately 17,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (19%) here than nationally (14%). Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 42, are older than most cities in South Carolina. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (51%) and renting (50%) their residence. At $977 per month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.

Fourteen percent of West Columbia residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. If you're looking for career options, West Columbia has them in spades. The four most common industries are construction, healthcare, entertainment, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of almost $55K, West Columbia workers bring in around $7,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

With an average commute time of about 21 minutes, faster than most cities in the state, West Columbia residents have found that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Many residents (45%) commute to work by car, while public transit isn't widely used. A small percentage of workers commute on foot.

Average Rent in West Columbia

Studio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Dec 19$1,150$1,287$795$1,035
Oct 191,1501,2541,5431,035
Sep 191,1509009351,035
Aug 191,1501,0089451,035
Jul 191,1501,009930975
Jun 191,1501,0099421,020
May 191,1501,0099301,020
Apr 191,1501,0099921,015
Mar 191,1508259331,015
Feb 191,1508259431,012
*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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