west columbia Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 825 8.3 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,687 27.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 2,630 26.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,446 24.7 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,322 13.3 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,433 85.1 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,231 32.6 % 32.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 15,757 - -
19 years old and under 2,894 18.4 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 6,014 38.2 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 3,906 24.8 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 2,943 18.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 12,720 87.9 % 84.6 %
Spanish 1,746 12.1 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 10 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,260 38.9 % 33.5 %
Married 2,460 42.3 % 50.5 %
Separated 173 3.0 % 2.6 %
Divorced 919 15.8 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,311 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,365 88.6 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 946 11.4 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,820 58.0 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 243 2.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 573 6.9 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 712 8.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 341 4.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 401 4.8 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 726 8.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 487 5.9 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 8 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 788 9.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 862 10.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,065 12.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,651 19.9 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,057 24.8 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 350 4.2 % 13.0 %
Electric 4,296 51.7 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 13 0.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 2,933 35.3 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 92 1.1 % 4.1 %
Wood 5 0.1 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 8 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 18 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 11,614 75.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 2,860 18.6 % 13.1 %
Asian 476 3.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 395 2.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 41,230 55,775
Median Family Income 50,714 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 26,571 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 48.39 %
  • Temperature 56.82 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.08 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 19.28
    [CDD] 0.13
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.18 %
6.0 0.04 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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