Columbia, Missouri Population 2018

Columbia, Missouri's estimated population is 121,717 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Columbia, Missouri is the 4th largest city in Missouri based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1864.13 people/mi² (719.74 people/km²), with a household density of 296.07 people/km² (766.82 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 27.4 years, 27 years for males, and 27.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 50,069 households in the city, with an average size of 2.34 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.8%, with a median rent of $803/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $178,600.

The median income for households in Columbia, Missouri is $45,221, while the mean household income is $67,875. The per capita income is $27,487, and 11% of families and 23.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 15.9% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 5.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017121,7171,3051.08%
2016120,4121,8471.56%
2015118,5651,5451.32%
2014117,0201,6051.39%
2013115,4151,9491.72%
2012113,4662,1111.90%
2011111,3551,9521.78%
2010109,40324,87229.42%
200084,53115,43022.33%
199069,1017,04011.34%
198062,0613,2495.52%
197058,81222,16260.47%
196036,6504,67614.62%
195031,97413,57573.78%
194018,3993,43222.93%
193014,9674,57544.02%
192010,3927307.56%
19109,6624,01170.98%
19005,6511,65141.27%
18904,00067420.26%
18803,3260.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White91,759
Black or African American11,388
Asian6,986
Two or More Races5,598
Some Other Race1,147
American Indian and Alaska Native227
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Columbia Mo Population Pyramid 2018

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Columbia Mo Median Age

27.4


Total

27


Male

27.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 99,199 adults in Columbia Mo.

Columbia Mo Age Dependency

38.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Mo Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
6,584
Houses With Mortgage
15,106
Vacancy Rate
7.8
Median Rent
803
Median Home Value
178,600
Renter-Occupied Units
24,494
Owner-Occupied Units
21,690
Total Housing Units
50,069

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Columbia Mo for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 2.9% and the labor force participation rate is 67.4%.

Columbia Mo Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.34
Average Family Size
2.97
Total Households
46184
Married Couple Households
17828
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1655
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3923
Non Family Households
22778
Total Families
23406
Households With Own Children
11335
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.6

Columbia Mo Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
6,172
$10,000 to $14,999
2,858
$15,000 to $24,999
4,863
$25,000 to $34,999
4,658
$35,000 to $49,999
5,955
$50,000 to $74,999
7,035
$75,000 to $99,999
4,839
$100,000 to $149,999
5,588
$150,000 to $199,999
2,203
Over $200,000
2,013

Columbia Mo Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Columbia Mo

Missouri

$45,221

$49,593

$67,875

$67,210

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Columbia Mo Education Data

Columbia Mo Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,3882.16%
9th to 12th Grade
2,3293.62%
High School Graduate
10,07115.67%
Some College
11,46517.83%
Associates Degree
3,8285.95%
Bachelors Degree
18,43528.68%
Graduate Degree
16,77126.09%