Columbia, Missouri 

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Cost of Living in Columbia, Missouri

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

Columbia cost of living is 93.9

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGColumbiaMissouriUSA
  Overall9493100
  Grocery90.499.1100
  Health100102100
  Housing9581100
  Median Home Cost$177,000$150,500$216,200
  Utilities9799100
  Transportation8498100
  Miscellaneous9995100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Columbia    34 Reviews
    A great place to live and raise a family - 2/29/2016
    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

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

    Housing - 3/19/2014
    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


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