City of Columbia, MO
Columbia is located in Boone County in Missouri. The median income is $43,084 and the median home value is $168,100. The unemployment rate is 6.78% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 16.6 minutes to work each day. The population is 78% White, 11% Black, 5% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 6% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Columbia, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Columbia has a Walk Score® of 26.
Median Household Income$43,084
Median Home Price$168,100
If you can’t find anything to do recreation-wise in Columbia, you just aren’t looking hard enough. For example, there are more than 75 parks including popular venues such as Kiwanis Park, Lake of the Woods Recreation Area and Stephens Lake Park. Here are more highlights:
Columbia deserves rave reviews for its diverse cultural scene, and recent surveys rank Columbia among the top cities in America for cultural opportunities. Here are some reasons why: Encore, Encore
Dinner is solved – and so are breakfasts and lunches – at several interesting restaurants and cafes throughout the city of Columbia. Hope you’re hungry: Coffee Shops
SchoolsIn Columbia, Missouri Presented by:
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Columbia’s schools rate.
BusinessIn Columbia, Missouri Presented by:
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Columbia.
HealthIn Columbia, Missouri Presented by:
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Columbia.