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Richland County
  • County in South Carolina

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Richland County is located in South Carolina with a population of 414,660. Richland County is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. In Richland County, most residents own their homes. In Richland County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Richland County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Richland County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$998
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    460.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    48.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    185
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    732.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,938.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    532.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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