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Cost of Living in Columbia, SC

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Columbia, SC?

Columbia, SC Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $1.3K $1.3K $1.3K $1.5K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $3.5K $3.5K $3.5K $3.8K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $1.8K $1.4K $1.4K $1.6K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $4.4K $3.3K $3.4K $3.8K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Columbia during rush hour?

West Columbia 8 minutes
Cayce 12 minutes
Irmo 18 minutes
Oak Grove 18 minutes
Lexington 21 minutes
Hopkins 25 minutes
Blythewood 27 minutes
Gaston 28 minutes
Chapin 28 minutes
Gilbert 32 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Columbia, SC?

Columbia, SC Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.748561 0.391261 0.498475 0.329786 0.364835

Other cities with five lowest crime rates within Richland County

Forest Acres

Places with similar population, living expense, crime rate and other characteristics to Columbia, SC

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