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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Columbia, Missouri is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Columbia, Missouri is more expensive.

Columbia, Missouri cost of living is 93.20.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGColumbia, MissouriUnited States
  Overall  93100
  Grocery  96.3100
  Health  99100
  Housing  83100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  95100
  Miscellaneous  102100

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  2/29/2016
A great place to live and raise a family

We have it all, location, culture/recreation, education, cost of living and a diverse population. The only drawback is the unpredictable winter weather or occasional... (Read More)

 97

 84

  6/12/2015
Came for College, Stayed 'til Retirement!

When I moved here to finish my education at the University of Missouri, it seemed a good place to remain to raise my young son as a single parent. It was very safe back... (Read More)

 118

 96

  3/19/2014
Housing

Columbia MO has a housing economy that is really growing. We saw the best numbers in 2012 that we have in a long time. I sell Real Estate here and it is very affordable... (Read More)

 83

 86


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