ZIP Code 29212 - Columbia Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameColumbia
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lexington
Secondary County: Richland
Area Code803
Current Population:28798
Racial Majority:White 71.09%
Public School Racial Majority:White 44.1%
Unemployment Rate:2.5%
Median Household Income$74304
Average Adjusted Gross Income$75340
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range207 - 387 ft.
Area31 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.07892100, -81.19635800

Map of ZIP Code 29212 Border

Zip Code 29212 Description

Zip Code 29212 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Columbia metro area. Zip code 29212 is primarily located in Lexington County. Portions of 29212 are also located in Richland County. The official US Postal Service name for 29212 is COLUMBIA, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29212 are contained within or border the city limits of Columbia, SC, Seven Oaks, SC, St. Andrews, SC, Irmo, SC, and Lake Murray of Richland, SC. The area code for zip code 29212 is 803. 29212 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29212 is 2.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 29212 increased to 28798 from 28029 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 29212 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29212 public schools is White. 50.5% of students in 29212 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 20653 71.09% 20189 +2%
 Black Or African American 5833 20.08% 6156 -5%
 Hispanic 877 3.02% 904 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.13% 84 -55%
 Asian 630 2.17% 813 -23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 40 -100%
 Other Race 67 0.47% 67 +104%
 Two Or More Races 545 3.04% 545 +62%

Zip Code 29212 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44.1%
 Black Or African American 44%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 3.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.4%

Zip Code 29212 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2879828029
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households11877
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$74304
Income Under $50K Per Year29.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year32.00%
29212 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Carolina District 2Joe WilsonRepublican
South Carolina District 6Jim ClyburnDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$195115
Average Real Estate Sale Price$144892
Current Unemployment Level 2.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 29212 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33354249586670696350423551
Avg Max Temp (°F)55606876838992908576675875
Avg Precip (In.)4.753.864.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Columbia, SC
CBSA Type29212
CBSA Population758492
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Columbiana Ridge