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About Columbia

Columbia is the seat of Richland County and the capital of South Carolina. It is situated on the Congaree River. The city has a land area of 132 square miles. Columbia was incorporated as a city in 1854.

Columbia has a population of 133,000 people. The average age is 28 years old. Among residents age 25 or older, 88% have a high school degree, and 42% have a bachelor’s degree. Roughly 8,100 military veterans live in the city.

The racial composition of Columbia is 48% white, 41% black, 6% Hispanic, and 3% Asian. Roughly 5% of people in the city were born in a foreign country. Eight percent of residents have a native language that is not English. Columbia is home to 5,300 Spanish speakers.

People in Columbia earn an average annual salary of $26,000. The median household income is $42,900. Around 23% of Columbia residents live in poverty. (The state-wide poverty rate is 15%.)

Mental Health in Columbia

The Columbia Area Mental Health Center provides outpatient mental health care to Columbia residents. Care is offered to adults, adolescents, children, and families. The center serves more than 7,000 people each year.

The primary goals of the Columbia Area Mental Health Center are to enhance recovery from mental health issues and to increase quality of life. However, some people in Columbia may have limited access to mental health care. An estimated 13% of Columbia residents do not have medical insurance.   


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