The unemployment rate in Columbia Metro Area is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Columbia Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia Metro Area's cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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The Columbia metro area voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats
Columbia Metro Area's population is 808,377 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Columbia Metro Area is Real Estate: $112,501
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.
Columbia Metro Area public schools spend $13,469 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Columbia Metro Area. More Education