Columbia Real Estate Market Overview

Could Columbia, SC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Columbia. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Columbia such as Elgin... and Irmo. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,838 resale and new homes in Columbia lined up for you, including 15 open houses, and 1,315 home in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$136,900

Median Sales Price

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$81

Price Per Sqft

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$1,175

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Columbia show a -2% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Columbia for Apr 21 to Jul 20 was $136,900 based on 1 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Columbia was $81, an increase of 4% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Columbia for Jun 21 to Jul 21 was $1,175.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Columbia can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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306

Counts of Theft

158

Counts of Assault

127

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Columbia

There are 85 schools in Columbia.

Elementary Schools
10

Brockman Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

9

Rosewood Elementary School

Public, K - 5

9

Satchel Ford Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
8

Crayton Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

8

E. L. Wright Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

8

Crossroads Middle School

Public, 6

High Schools
7

Dreher High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Richland One Charter Middle College

Public, 11 - 12

6

Spring Valley High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Columbia by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
39%
Single residents
Home owners
62%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$44,381
Median household income
College educated
44%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Columbia commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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