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Superior Rental Properties, LLC- Superior Rental Properties, LLC is a full-service property management company that offers leasing and property management services for residential properties in South Carolina. We were founded in... View full company profile
Columbia, SC 29229
Empire Property Management Group, LLC- Empire Property Management Group, LLC has been servicing home owners in the Columbia Area since 2007. We manage each and every house as if it was our own. Your house is our business. View full company profile
Columbia Management Companies
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Housing Market Stats
|Median Home Value||$132,800||$142,900||$192,400|
|Owner Costs > 30% Income||13.2%||13%||14.7%|
|Gross Rent > 30% Income||19.9%||18.8%||19.2%|
Columbia Housing Market Stats
As of 2008, the rental vacancy rate in Columbia stood at 9%, relatively high compared to the rest of the country. There are about 310,291 housing units, averaging $132,800 in value, 30% of which are occupied by renters. The rent to price ratio in Columbia is 0.5%, slightly higher than the South Carolina average. For 20% of Columbia tenants, 30% or more of their income goes to paying rent.
|Avg Commute Time (minutes)||23.6||20.8||25.3|
|Avg Household Size - Owners||2.52||2.49||2.7|
|Avg Household Size - Renters||2.3||2.35||2.42|
|Median Household Income||$49,031||$44,256||$52,175|
|Per Capita Income||$25,464||$24,664||$27,466|
Columbia Demographic Info
Columbia has a population of 715,552, comprised of 276,751 households, with on average 2 members per household. Out of approximately 366,156 people in the civilian workforce, 343,431 (94%) were employed in 2008. 87% of the population 25 and older has earned a high school diploma, with 30% holding a 4 year college degree.
Columbia Community Info
As the largest city in South Carolina, Columbia’s residents enjoy all the benefits that come from living in a large town. Citizens have access to performances by the city’s many orchestral ensembles, ballet troupes, as well as 10 professional-level theatre groups. Dozens of museums housing historic and modern art can be found in Columbia, and the city has a vibrant local music scene. Major music festivals include the Three Rivers Music Festival, Main Street Jazz, and the South Carolina State Fair.
The economy of Columbia is considered to be stable and diverse, with the majority of jobs revolving around the manufacturing, service, and government industries. The population of the city has a median household income of about $36,000 annually. Education also fuels Columbia’s economy. The University of South Carolina alone supplies the population with almost 8,000 jobs. Other major colleges and universities in the area include Columbia College, Benedict College, and Columbia International University. On the whole, Columbia is a very well educated city. Of the population who are 25 years of age or more, roughly 82% have a high school degree, and 35% hold a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Reliable annual rainfall combined with the city’s temperate climate serves to not only bolster Columbia’s agricultural industry, but also to afford residents an outdoor lifestyle. The city has an abundance of parks, including the renowned Finlay Park, Granby Park, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. The park system, coupled with Columbia’s location on the Congaree River, gives residents access to swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, biking, and hiking opportunities. Walking is a popular form of transit in Columbia, as are the city’s mass transit systems. Public transportation throughout the city is handled by the CMRTA. Columbia is easily accessed by automobile via I-26, I-20, I-77, and I-126. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport controls the majority of the area’s air traffic.
Current Mayor Bob Coble, along with the Columbia City Council, has focused heavily on improving the city’s economic climate, as well as reducing crime amongst the city’s diverse population. Columbia’s population is approximately 48% White, 46% African American, and 3% Hispanic or Latino. The city recently adopted a 10-year comprehensive plan called “The Columbia Plan, 2018,” which will serve to better manage the city’s ample growth and development. Columbia continues to enact its City Living Housing Initiative, which is a 5-year plan to meet the ever-present needs of the city’s disabled and elderly residents. Columbia also has a distinctive City Wellness Program in place.