In 2018, Richland County, SC had a population of 415k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $52,159. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Richland County, SC grew from 411,592 to 414,576, a 0.725% increase and its median household income grew from $51,946 to $52,159, a 0.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Richland County, SC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (46%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.9%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.34%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%), and White (Hispanic) (2.36%). N/A% of the people in Richland County, SC speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Richland County, SC are University of South Carolina-Columbia (9,467 degrees awarded in 2017), Columbia College (217934) (419 degrees), and South University-Columbia (398 degrees).
The median property value in Richland County, SC is $163,600, and the homeownership rate is 58.1%. Most people in Richland County, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Richland County, SC is 2 cars per household.