Best Places to Live

Columbia, MO

Population: 115,391
LIV
SCORE
604
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The college town of Columbia houses the University of Missouri as well as Stephens College and Columbia College, and the city is also known for its public art, diverse neighborhoods and nighttime entertainment. A major sector of Columbia's economy is related to health care, with one of every six residents working in the health field thanks to six local hospitals.

Columbia, MO Ranking Data

Civic
71
Demographics
31
Economy
67
Education
79
Health
75
Housing
49
Infrastructure
37