The unemployment rate in Columbia is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbia jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia's cost of living is 12.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Boone county remained strongly Democratic, 54.8% to 42.3%. More Voting Stats
Columbia's population is 124,769 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbia is Real Estate: $229,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%.
Columbia public schools spend $12,556 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Columbia. More Education