City At A Glance

#46 LivScore 604
"People" by Don Bartlett

Quick Facts:

Population: 112,963
Median Household Income: $42,320
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes
Median Home Price: $158,000

About Columbia, MO

Columbia, MO, is known for having excellent schools, including the University of Missouri, which landed the city a spot on Livability's Top 10 College Towns list. Columbia also features state-of-the-art health-care facilities, family-friendly attractionsoutdoor activities and affordable neighborhoods. Residents enjoy easy access to major cities, such as St. Louis and Kansas City, and have a broad selection of restaurants and eateries to choose from.