What is the current population of Columbia?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Columbia is 126,853. Columbia, Missouri is the 218th largest city in the US.

Columbia Geography [top]

What county is Columbia, Missouri in?

Columbia is located entirely in Boone County.

What is the size of Columbia, Missouri in square miles?

Columbia has an area of 63.1 square miles. Columbia is the 7th largest city, by area, in Missouri.

Columbia Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Columbia?

The current population of Columbia (126,853) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Columbia growing?

Columbia has grown 47.5% since the 2000. Columbia, Missouri is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 81% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Columbia, Missouri?

Columbia has a population density of 1,720.1 people per square mile.

Columbia Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Columbia, Missouri?

The total voting age population of Columbia, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 92,678. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 10.6% of the residents of Columbia are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Columbia, Missouri?

The racial demographics of Columbia are 77.1% White, 10.9% Black, 6.2% Asian, 4.4% Two or more races, 0.9% Other, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri residents are below the poverty line?

In Columbia, 21.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.1%. On a per-household basis, 9.5% of families are below the poverty line in Columbia.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 66.4% of Columbia residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Columbia, Missouri residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.2% of Columbia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 52.2% have a bachelor's degree and 24.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Columbia residents aged 5 and older, 10.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.0% speak an Asian language.

Columbia Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Columbia, Missouri?

The unemployment rate in Columbia is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri residents work for the government?

In Columbia, 21.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Columbia, Missouri?

The median household income in Columbia is $51,276.

Columbia Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Columbia, Missouri?

In Columbia, 47.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Columbia, Missouri?

Renters occupy 52.6% of housing units in Columbia.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Columbia, 5.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Columbia, Missouri housing units were built after 2000?

In Columbia, 34.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 17,900 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Columbia, Missouri?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Columbia is $887.

What percentage of households in Columbia, Missouri have broadband internet?

In Columbia, 83.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Columbia Population By Year

Population Graph For Columbia
Year Population Rank in US
2021 126,853 218
2020 125,852 224
2019 123,195 227
2018 123,180 224
2017 121,717 229
2016 120,612 230
2015 119,108 229
2014 116,906 232
2013 115,276 235
2012 113,225 236
2011 111,123 237
2010 108,500 240
2000 85,986 298
1990 69,831 334

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
208 New Haven, Connecticut 135,081 9.1%
209 Miramar, Florida 135,077 81.1%
210 Kent, Washington 134,835 67.2%
211 Sterling Heights, Michigan 133,269 6.8%
212 Carrollton, Texas 133,251 20.8%
213 Coral Springs, Florida 132,822 10.9%
214 Midland, Texas 131,325 38.2%
215 Norman, Oklahoma 128,097 32.3%
216 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 127,358 26.4%
217 Santa Clara, California 127,151 24.1%
218 Columbia, Missouri 126,853 47.5%
219 Fargo, North Dakota 126,748 39.3%
220 Pearland, Texas 125,990 173.5%
221 Simi Valley, California 125,975 12.5%
222 Meridian, Idaho 125,963 242.9%
223 Topeka, Kansas 125,963 2.0%
224 Allentown, Pennsylvania 125,944 18.1%
225 Thousand Oaks, California 125,754 7.0%
226 Abilene, Texas 125,070 7.9%
227 Vallejo, California 124,886 6.4%
228 Concord, California 124,074 1.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
156 Springfield 169,724 11.4%
218 Columbia 126,853 47.5%
233 Independence 122,088 7.4%
311 Lee's Summit 102,781 44.7%
359 O'Fallon 93,644 83.9%
515 St. Joseph 71,602 -3.3%
529 St. Charles 70,820 16.7%

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