Living in Columbia, SC
The rich history of Columbia dates to its origins as one of the American colonies in 1754 and establishment as the state’s capital city in 1786. Columbia played a prominent role in the Civil War and fascinating historical sites abound. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, the Ed Venture Children’s Museum, Finlay Park, arts and live music venues. Median income is $54,480 and if you’re looking to buy a home the median price is $164,200. Affordable homes, a strong job market and rich culture combine for a terrific place to raise a family.