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Richland County, South Carolina

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 320,677
  • Males: 154,634
  • Females: 166,043

Ethnicity:

  • White: 157,862
  • Black/African American: 143,696
  • Hispanic: 8,521
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,024
  • Asian: 5,547
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 162
  • Other: 345
  • 2 or more: 3,520

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (278,545)
  2. Spanish (10,495)
  3. French (2,225)
  4. German (1,990)
  5. Korean (1,225)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 12,646

  1. Germany (1,429)
  2. Mexico (1,422)
  3. Korea (1,082)
  4. India (932)
  5. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (716)
  6. Canada (564)
  7. United Kingdom (488)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (43,356)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (22,351)
  3. Catholic Church (12,681)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (9,888)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (8,612)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 97,969
    • Sensory: 9,403
    • Physical: 21,628
    • Mental: 13,944
    • Self-care: 7,939
    • Go outside home: 20,358
    • Employment: 25,089

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 3,533

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 120,101
    • Utility gas: 44,556
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,961
    • Electricity: 69,461
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,196
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 431
    • Solar Energy: 44
    • Other fuel: 103
    • No fuel used: 349

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 188,474
    • No vehicle: 13,699
    • 1 or more vehicle: 174,775

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,786
    • No High School: 7,427
    • Some High School: 20,293
    • High School: 45,375
    • Some College: 43,981
    • Associate's Degree: 15,289
    • College Degree: 40,915
    • Master's Degree: 15,949
    • Professional Degree: 4,934
    • Doctoral Degree: 2,754

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 120,101
    • Owners with phone: 73,104
    • Owners without phone: 655
    • Renters with phone: 44,313
    • Renters without phone: 2,029

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lexington County, South Carolina
    2. Fairfield County, South Carolina
    3. Calhoun County, South Carolina
    4. Kershaw County, South Carolina
    5. Orangeburg County, South Carolina
    6. Sumter County, South Carolina
    7. Newberry County, South Carolina
    8. Chester County, South Carolina
    9. Lancaster County, South Carolina
    10. Saluda County, South Carolina

    FBOs

    • SC Dept. Health and Envir. Control - CVH Program, Palmetto Project: Heart and Soul Initiative: 1751 Calhoun Street, Columbia - 843-577-4122 fax: 843-723-0521 |
      Audience targeted: African Americans and Blacks, approximately 8,000 served annually

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    29002, 29016, 29044, 29052, 29061, 29063, 29147, 29177, 29201, 29202, 29203, 29204, 29205, 29206, 29207, 29208, 29209, 29210, 29211, 29214, 29215, 29216, 29217, 29218, 29219, 29220, 29221, 29222, 29223, 29224, 29225, 29226, 29227, 29229, 29230, 29240, 29250, 29260, 29290, 29292

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WOLO-TV ( TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WRLK-TV ( TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WITV (174 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WIS (192 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WEBA-TV (470 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WJWJ-TV (482 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WLTX (500 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WHMC (524 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WRJA-TV (548 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WNTV (560 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WNSC-TV (566 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WJPM-TV (584 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WNEH (614 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WRET-TV (680 TV) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WLJK (89.1 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WSCI (89.3 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WMHK (89.7 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WEPR (90.1 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WLTR (91.3 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WRCM (91.9 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WALI (93.7 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WLXC (98.5 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WOMG (103.1 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WTCB (106.7 FM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WGTN (1400 AM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • WQXL (1470 AM) COLUMBIA, SC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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