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Buying Real Estate in Columbia, SC

Buying a home in the Columbia SC market? This map helps newcomers get acquainted with the areas of town and the school districts serving each area.

Areas of Columbia

Downtown

Older neighborhoods where homes with character are maintained by those who love older architecture stand beside buildings of modern design for those looking for an upscale stylish intown residence.
Richland School District One

Northeast

This area of the Midlands is popular with families for its excellent schools and its recreational resources. This area is near Fort Jackson and military families are fond of this area.
Richland School District Two

Lexington

This town just west of Columbia is the fastest developing area and is popular with families for its schools and small town charms.
Lexington School District One

Northwest

This area is comprised of places like Irmo, St Andrews, Harbison and Ballentine. Great schools and conveience to I-26.
Lexington & Richland School District Five

Lake Murray

50,000 acre Lake Murray reaches into four counties and is minutes from Chapin and Lexington. 8,000 homes front the lake.
Lexington School District One
Lexington & Richland School District Five

East - Southeast - Fort Jackson

Charming established neighborhoods with mature trees and winding lanes, this is Columbia's first suburban area. Shandon, Forest Acres, Rosewood and Lake Katherine are located here. Absolutely gorgeous in the spring.
Richland School District One

West Metro

Cayce, West Columbia and Springdalr make up this area across the river from downtown Columbia. Older neighborhoods built from the 1940's and new homes too.
Lexington School District Two

North

Home to Columbia College as well as older neighborhoods, this part of Columbia is undergoing renewal projects including beautification and park enhancements.
Richland School District One

Blythewood

Known for its horse famrs, rural beauty, good schools and convenience to I-77, Blythewood is popular with familes and those seeking an idyllic setting.
Richland School District Two

Average Pricing Information

Below is pricing information regarding real estate listings currently offered in Greater Columbia for areas of town:

Downtown: The median list price in April for single family homes in downtown and midtown Columbia is $222,231. This is a compilation of zip codes 29201, 29204 and 29205.

Northeast: The median list price in April for single family homes in Northeast Columbia is $193,302. This is a compilation of zip codes 29223 and 29229.

Lexington: The median list price in April for single family homes in Lexington is $193,982. This is a compilation of zip codes 29072 and 29073.

Northwest: The median list price in April for single family homes in Columbia is $193,380. This is a compilation of zip codes 29210, 29212 and 29063.

Lake Murray: Lake homes vary in price from the $183,279 to well over $1 million.

East - Southeast - Fort Jackson: The median list price in April for single family homes in East - Southeast Columbia is $186,174. This is a compilation of zip codes 29206 and 29209.



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