Columbia, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Columbia Boone County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2017 120,612 176,594 2,128,912
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 17.6% 13.4% 7.47%
Median Age, 2016 26.9 30.1 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 60.23 999 7,950
High School Grads, 2016 93.8% 93.4% 91.4%
College Grads, 2016 55.5% 47.3% 35%
Labor Force, 2017 68,037 99,871 1,128,859
Unemployment Rate, 2017 2.7% 2.7% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Contact Information

University of Missouri

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum