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Overview
Population:108,500
Pop. Change:20%
State: Missouri
Metro Area: Columbia Metro Area
County: Boone County
City:Columbia
Zip Code:65203, 65202, ... 8 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Columbia's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Columbia, Missouri

As of 2012, Columbia's population is 108,500 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.18 percent.

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The median home cost in Columbia is $167,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.40 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia's cost of living is 5.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Columbia public schools spend $5,263 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15 students per teacher in Columbia.

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The unemployment rate in Columbia is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbia jobs have Increased by 2.33 percent.


Ranked #52 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #103 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #118 Best Green Cities
Ranked #189 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Columbia

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Columbia's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes