Columbia, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Columbia Boone County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 115,276 174,717 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 26.43% 19.6% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 26.6 29.9 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 60.23 999 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 93.3% 93.2% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 55.9% 47.7% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 65,343 100,486 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 3% 3.2% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 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