City of Columbia
A VIBRANT, DIVERSE METROPOLIS
As the state’s capital city and home to the University of South Carolina, Columbia is the economic and educational hub of the state. In recent years, the city has transformed from its deep roots in textile manufacturing to a vibrant metropolis with a diverse economy and a unique character of life. A hotbed of millennial talent, the city is home to innovative entrepreneurs, progressive start-ups, and creative makers, alongside well-known global brands. With more than 1.5 million people within 60 miles, Columbia’s talent pool is deep, driven, and ready to make great things happen.Watch Video
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Top 5city for millennial migration
#4 for Top Moving Destinations in the U.S.
Finance & Insurance Industry 2.6 X more concentrated than the national average
Top 5market for up-and-coming tech talent
Nearly 50,000employed in manufacturing within 60-minutes
Employers That Call City of Columbia Home
With three rivers convening, miles of greenways, a weekly farmer's market, unique restaurants and breweries, independent and affordable neighborhoods, collegiate and semi-professional sports, ethnic festivals and celebrations, and acclaimed art and music scenes, the City of Columbia is proving to be a place where businesses and employees love to live every day.