West Columbia, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,540 housing units in West Columbia. This represents a 28.2% growth from 5,101 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,540 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Columbia is about 53.6%. West Columbia's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.4%. Average household size is 2.13 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Columbia were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom10.30%
Two Bedrooms45.10%
Three Bedrooms34.80%
Four Bedrooms7%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$81,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$69,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.21
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$423

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.60%
Home Equity Loan7.80%
Simple Mortgage40.30%
Debt Free43.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.9%