Columbia, Missouri 

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Economy in Columbia, Missouri

Columbia has an unemployment rate of 2.3%. The US average is 3.9%.

Columbia has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 26.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Columbia
- The Sales Tax Rate for Columbia is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Columbia is 5.9%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Columbia
- The average income of a Columbia resident is $26,203 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Columbia resident is $43,776 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYColumbia, MissouriUnited States
  2.3%3.9%
  0.3%1.6%
  26.8%33.5%
  8.0%7.3%
  5.9%4.6%
  $28,253$31,177
  $47,236$57,652
  $76,704$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.3%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  2.6%6.2%
  4.1%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  12.7%11.6%
  1.7%4.1%
  0.9%0.9%
  2.3%2.1%
  6.2%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  5.1%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  2.5%4.3%
  22.2%9.3%
  16.1%13.8%
  2.8%2.2%
  10.2%7.4%
  3.0%4.9%
  3.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Columbia    35 Reviews
    Columbia is Awful - 6/11/2019
    I lived in CoMo for three years. I've lived in several types of cities and small towns, including two other college towns. Columbia is the most horrible place that I... Read More

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    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

    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


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    ZIP CODES IN COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
    65203 65202 65201 65215

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