Columbia, MO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Columbia, Missouri Info Snack

Population
122,659
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
20.2%
Median Home
$208,300
Median Income
$53,447
Median Rent
$890

Columbia SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Columbia, MO Crime Report

3,878
Total Crimes
3,106.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
32.42%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Columbia
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,878 3,106.6 3,073.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 552 442.2 542.7 387.8
Murder 13 10.4 11.8 6.5
Robbery 58 46.5 74.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 392 314.0 413.3 279.7
Property Crime 3,326 2,664.4 2,531.0 1,958.2
Burglary 404 323.6 378.8 314.2
Larceny 2,478 1,985.1 1,759.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 444 355.7 393.2 246.0

Columbia, MO Cost Of Living

95
Columbia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Columbia Missouri National Average
Overall 95 89 100
Services 99 95 100
Groceries 98 96 100
Health 101 96 100
Housing 91 77 100
Transportation 91 91 100
Utilities 97 97 100

Columbia, MO Photos

Boone County Courthouse In Columbiac Missouri
Source: Public Domain
Muhospital
Source: Public Domain
Comopano
Source: Public Domain
Comobroadway
Source: Wikipedia
Tiger Hotel
Source: Public Domain
The Blue Note
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Columbia in Missouri

Map Of Columbia, MO

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3

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4

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5

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Population over time in Columbia

Year Population % Change
2020 122,659 2.0%
2019 120,248 1.4%
2018 118,620 1.2%
2017 117,165 1.5%
2016 115,391 2.0%
2015 113,155 1.8%
2014 111,145 2.0%
2013 109,008 2.2%
2012 106,658 1.9%
2011 104,620 -

Race / Ethnicity in Columbia

White
73.7% (90,459)
African American
11.1% (13,597)
American Indian
0.3% (408)
Asian
6.1% (7,453)
Hawaiian
0.1% (140)
Other
0.2% (220)
Two Or More
5.1% (6,209)
Hispanic
3.4% (4,173)
Race Columbia MO USA
White 73.7% 78.8% 60.1%
African American 11.1% 11.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 6.1% 2.0% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.1% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.4% 4.3% 18.2%

Gender in Columbia

Female
51.7% (63,448)
Male
48.3% (59,211)
Gender Columbia MO USA
Female 51.7% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Columbia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,453)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (3,679)
High School / GED
17.0% (20,852)
Some College
18.0% (22,078)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (8,586)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (34,344)
Master's Degree
15.0% (18,398)
Professional Degree
5.0% (6,132)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (6,132)
Education Columbia MO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Columbia, Missouri

Less than $10,000
9.0% (1,107,063)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (564,215)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (1,343,830)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (1,214,888)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (1,633,515)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (2,046,179)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (1,338,861)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (1,505,815)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (607,195)
$200,000 or more
7.4% (904,334)
Income Columbia MO USA
Less than $10,000 9.0% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 9.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.7% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 18.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 13.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 14.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.4% 5.2% 8.3%

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