Advertising in Columbia


Columbia is the capital and largest city in South Carolina. The population was 129,272 in 2010. The city is central to the metropolitan statistical area, which is the second largest in the state, totaling 784,745. Christopher Columbus named it “Columbia” as a poetic expression. Historically, it was the location for the Secession Convention, beginning its withdrawal from the Union leading up to the Civil War.

  • Estimated Population: 133,114
  • Foreign born: 5.40%
  • Language other than English spoken at home: 8.00%
  • High school graduates: 87.60%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.60%
  • Median Household income : $42,875
  • Per Capita income: : $25,990
  • Population per sq. mile: 978
  • White – 51.90%, Black or African – 41.10%, American Indian – 0.10%, Asian – 2.50%, Others – 4.40%

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Events in Columbia


January
  • Polar Bear Plunge
  • The Great 48 Hour Bluegrass Jam
February
  • Whiskey Flat Days (Kernville
  • CA)
March
  • Amestoy's Chile Verde Cookoff
  • Bakersfield Fiesta/ United Square Dancers
  • CIF State Wrestling Championships
  • March Meet
April
  • Bakersfield Jazz Festival
  • Garden Fest
  • Jewish Food Festival
  • Macaroni and Cheese Festival
May
  • Basque Festival
  • Cherry Festival
  • Menudo Cook-off
  • Stampede Days Rodeo
August
  • Fake-A-Palooza
  • Tehachapi Mountain Festival (Tehachapi
  • CA)
September
  • Bakersfield Village Fest
  • Kern County Fair
  • Women's Business Conference
October
  • Bakersfield Halloween Town
  • Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival
November
  • Bakersfield Bacon and Craft Beer Festival
  • Bakersfield Uncorked Wine Fest
December
  • Bakersfield Christmas Parade
  • Bakersfield Christmas Town

Business & Education in Columbia


  • Companies headquartered in Columbia include Denny’s, Direct Air, FATZ, Gretsch Drums, Hooters Air, and Phoenix Racing.