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 1,595 resale and new homes in Columbia lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$150,000

Median Sales Price

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$89

Price Per Sqft

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$1,200

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% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Columbia for May 24 to Aug 23 was $150,000 based on 827 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Columbia was $89, an increase of 1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Columbia for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,200.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 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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2,541

Counts of Theft

1,626

Counts of Vandalism

1,492

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Columbia

There are 90 schools in Columbia.

Elementary Schools
10

Brockman Elementary School

Public, PK-5

9

Rosewood Elementary School

Public, PK-5

9

Oak Pointe Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
9

Crayton Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

Dutch Fork Middle School

Public, 7-8

7

Hand Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
6

Dutch Fork High School

Public, 9-12

6

Spring Valley High School

Public, 9-12

5

Dreher 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
37
Median age
Household income
$44,381
Median household income
College educated
43%
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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