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About Pontiac

Pontiac is a suburb in the Columbia Metro Area and in the Richland County. It has a population of 81,426 and a population density of 1,604, which is 94% above the national average. It has a median age of 37, which is same as the Columbia Metro median age and 2 years below the national average.


Pontiac has a median home value of $251,600, which is 4% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,549 is 6% above the metro average rent and 26% below the national average rent. The average household income in Pontiac is $64,965 , which is 2% above the Metro average household income and 13% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Pontiac is 5. Pontiac also has a crime index 115 that is below the Metro average and above the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Columbia.


$251,600Median Home Value
$242,785 Columbia Metro Area
$1,549Median Rent
$1,463 Columbia Metro Area
2 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
115
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
2 hr 45 mins To Columbia Metro Area

Pontiac Zip Code

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Pontiac's population is made up of 49% married, 34% single, 11% divorced and 5% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 32%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 27%. Homeowners make up 68% of the population in Pontiac.

81,426Population
847,804 Columbia Metro Area
1,604Population Density
  • 45% Male
  • 55% Female
37 Median Age
37 Columbia Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Pontiac is $35,857. The Median Household Income is $64,965 and the Pontiac Unemployment Rate is 5%.

$35,857Income Per Capita
$35,792 Columbia Metro Area
$64,965Median Household Income
$63,933 Columbia Metro Area
11% Poverty Rate
14% Columbia Metro Area
5% Unemployment Rate
6% Columbia Metro Area
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Amenities in Pontiac
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$251,600Median Home Value
$242,785 Columbia Metro Area
$1,549Median Rent
$1,463 Columbia Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Columbia Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
32%
Home Owners
68%
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2 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Pontiac

Richland 01 School District
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2245 Montclair Drive, Columbia, SC, 29206
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Richland 02 School District
8
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1031 Muller Road, Blythewood, SC, 29016
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Richland 02 School District
8
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449 Rimer Pond Road, Blythewood, SC, 29016
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Richland 02 School District
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1261 Kelly Mill Road, Blythewood, SC, 29016
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Richland 02 School District
7
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4751 HardScrabble Road, Columbia, SC, 29229
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2 hr 45 mins
Columbia Metro Area
Commute To
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
2 hr 3 mins
Medical College of Georgia Hosp
1 hr 57 mins
Augusta University-Summerville Cmps
1 hr 58 mins
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Pontiac crime index is 115 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Pontiac.

115
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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