west columbia Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 888 9.1 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 2,716 27.7 % 32.2 %
Some College 2,699 27.6 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,261 23.1 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,230 12.6 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,256 84.3 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,007 30.7 % 30.7 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 15,947 - -
19 years old and under 3,083 19.3 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 6,167 38.7 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 3,781 23.7 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 2,916 18.3 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 13,166 88.9 % 84.4 %
Spanish 1,640 11.1 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 10 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,331 42.3 % 33.6 %
Married 2,167 39.3 % 50.4 %
Separated 165 3.0 % 2.5 %
Divorced 848 15.4 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,142 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,377 90.6 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 765 9.4 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,786 58.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 131 1.6 % 5.9 %
2-Units 495 6.1 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 630 7.7 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 337 4.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 413 5.1 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 751 9.2 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 592 7.3 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 7 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 742 9.1 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 710 8.7 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,065 13.1 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,746 21.4 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,950 23.9 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 390 4.8 % 12.8 %
Electric 4,355 53.5 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 18 0.2 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 2,867 35.2 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 84 1.0 % 4.1 %
Wood 27 0.3 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 7 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 19 0.2 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 11,635 75.5 % 75.1 %
African-American 3,054 19.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 16 0.1 % 0.9 %
Asian 294 1.9 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 412 2.7 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 38,964 57,617
Median Family Income 50,206 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 26,381 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 63.33 %
  • Temperature 77.83 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.29 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 2.82
    [CDD] 3.12

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

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com