Columbia, MO: What you need to know

Ranked among the Top 10 College Town, the University of Missouri plays a major role in Columbia’s economy and culture and is a big reason why the city has repeated appearances on the Top 100 Best Places to Live. Well-manicured parks, good cuisine, shopping choices and nightspots help give Columbia a distinct vibe and sophistication, and luxuries include a strong healthcare system, thriving downtown and an award-winning MKT Trail for hiking and biking.

 

 


Columbia, MO City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 115,391
Median Age 27
Median Household Income $44,907
Median Home Price $176,900
Walkscore 26

Columbia, MO Rankings

Columbia , MO Real Estate

Excellent educational opportunities, strong business climate make Columbia an attractive city to young families

Columbia, MO Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 47.8%
  Female 52.2%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 138
In Columbia , MO

 
5.6% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Columbia , MO

Median Population

Median Age 26.9%
Age 18 Over 81.2%
Age 21 Over 69.3%
Age 62 Over 11%
Age 65 Over 8.9%

Race

  Ethnicity White 78.7%
  Ethnicity Black 10%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1%

Economics

  Median Household Income $44,907
  Median Home Price $176,900
  Homes Owned 52.3%
  Homes Rent 47.7%
  Median Property Rent $799

Language

  English Only 90.3%
  English Other 9.7%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 16.8 MINUTES
in Columbia , MO

Commute Types

  Walked 5.8%
  Worked at Home 4%
  Public Transportation 1.4%
  Other Means 2.4%
  Drove Alone 77.1%
  Carpooled 9.2%

26/100
WALK SCORE
for Columbia , MO