West Columbia employment information

IndexWest ColumbiaSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,937$24,222$28,555
Median household income$40,931$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,657$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,404$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$26,060$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$26,844$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.9%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Columbia is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Columbia is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Columbia is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Columbia is 28% higher than the national average.

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West Columbia median earnings by income bracket

West Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.5%1.4%
Manufacturing sector7.5%2.3%
Financial & insurance services3.5%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.5%9.1%
Public administration6.3%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%0.8%
Education, health & social services13.2%39.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Murray of Richland, SC5,475$104,74796%
Arcadia Lakes, SC876$70,62532%
Pine Ridge, SC2,142$66,56324%
Lexington, SC19,007$61,16614%
Pelion, SC754$58,92910%
West Columbia, SC15,623$40,93123%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Siloam Springs, AR15,614$44,39017%
Grandville, MI15,613$53,4900%
New Haven, IN15,612$46,95212%
Alamo, CA15,639$163,151205%
New Territory, TX15,640$123,445131%
West Columbia, SC15,623$40,93123%
Source: The West Columbia, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.