Columbia, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 115,276 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.4%
Males: 55,096  (47.8%)
Females: 60,180  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  27.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 65202, 65203, 65215.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,898 (it was $33,729 in 2000)
Columbia:

$42,898
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,994 (it was $19,507 in 2000)

Columbia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $173,200 (it was $110,700 in 2000)
Columbia:

$173,200
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $215,449; Detached houses: $221,949; Townhouses or other attached units: $220,701; In 2-unit structures: $242,614; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,679; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $229,587; Mobile homes: $27,232

Median gross rent in 2013: $767.

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  • Races in Columbia, MO (2013)

    Columbia races chart
    • 86,93676.8%White alone
    • 10,9279.7%Black alone
    • 6,3085.6%Asian alone
    • 4,5294.0%Two or more races
    • 4,0643.6%Hispanic
    • 3050.3%Other race alone
    • 1290.1%American Indian alone
    • 180.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Columbia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Columbia: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.4%), Irish (10.8%), English (10.0%), United States (3.9%), French (2.7%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1826

Elevation: 758 feet

Land area: 53.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,172 people per square mile   (low).

Columbia,MO real estate house value index trend

Columbia, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Columbia:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbia city:

  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

9,366 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 1.1% Africa, 1.0% Latin America).

This city:

8.1%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 292 registered sex offenders living in Columbia, Missouri as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Columbia to the number of sex offenders is 388 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,839 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,843 (1.0%)

Columbia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (114.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (316.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pierpont, MO (2.5 miles) , McBaine, MO (2.7 miles) , Huntsdale, MO (2.8 miles) , Lupus, MO (3.1 miles) , Wooldridge, MO (3.2 miles) , Rocheport, MO (3.5 miles ), Ashland, MO (3.6 miles ), Hallsville, MO (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 460 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1998: 645 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 1999: 593 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2000: 516 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2001: 640 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2002: 746 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2003: 926 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2004: 1245 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2005: 1231 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2006: 679 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2007: 653 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2008: 335 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2009: 380 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2010: 401 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2011: 316 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2012: 733 buildings, average cost: $137,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 92.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,701 (+18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 52,726 (85.0%)

Area code: 573

Columbia household income distribution Columbia home values distribution

Crime rates in Columbia by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 4221723533235
per 100,000 4.72.32.31.17.82.23.14.92.92.91.82.74.4
Rapes 16311717192330193237374167
per 100,000 18.836.219.419.021.024.931.418.831.235.834.037.158.5
Robberies 1409084106114113141138157131166162112
per 100,000 164.6105.096.0118.7126.2122.2147.5136.6153.0126.7152.4146.497.7
Assaults 279287319305337322443230309359377270232
per 100,000 328.0334.9364.7341.5373.2348.2463.4227.6301.2347.1346.2244.0202.5
Burglaries 455432459428506544594836692552798784703
per 100,000 535.0504.1524.8479.2560.3588.2621.4827.5674.5533.8732.8708.6613.5
Thefts 2,8222,8012,6322,4382,3862,3352,5092,9683,0823,1293,3233,2943,490
per 100,000 3,318.03,268.43,009.02,729.82,642.22,524.72,624.62,937.73,004.33,025.63,051.62,977.13,045.7
Auto thefts 181194175151173226220147132135142143166
per 100,000 212.8226.4200.1169.1191.6244.4230.1145.5128.7130.5130.4129.2144.9
Arson 32132082812710117161414
per 100,000 37.615.222.99.031.013.07.39.910.76.814.712.712.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 321.7311.4290.5273.4300.5287.8330.1294.0309.9306.0324.6302.2297.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Columbia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 185 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +14,498 (+20.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Columbia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Columbia, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Columbia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/27/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Columbia city center injured 3 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/1998, a category F3 tornado 0.2 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbia-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from Columbia center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 254.2 miles away from Columbia center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbia topographic map

Birthplace of: Norbert Wiener - (1894-1964), mathematician, Russ Carnahan - Politician, Jessica Capshaw - Film actor, Brett James - Country singer, Carlos Pena, Jr. - Black hair, Katherine Hanley - Politician, Judy Baker - Politician, Malcolm Thomas (basketball, born 1988) - Professional basketball player, Scott Murphy - Politician, Stan Kroenke - Billionaire.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Columbia: Leon W. Johnson.

Hospitals in Columbia:

  • BOONE HOSPITAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1600 E BROADWAY)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HS OF COLUMBIA (200 PORTLAND ST)
  • COLUMBIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 404 KEENE ST)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA - NORTH CENTRAL (800 HWY 63 NORTH, SUITE 100)
  • HEALTHCOR, INC (3215 LE MONE INDUSTRIAL BLVD STE 100)
  • HEART OF MISSOURI MENTAL HEALTH (provides emergency services, THREE HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • MISSOURI RIVER HOSPICE (1410 HERIFORD ROAD)
  • PREFERRED HOSPICE OF MISSOURI (CENTRAL) LLC (1900 NORTH PROVIDENCE ROAD SUITE 311)
  • REGIONAL HOSPICE OF CENTRAL MISSOURI (404 KEENE STREET)
  • RUSK REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (315 BUSINESS LOOP 70 W)

Airports and heliports located in Columbia:

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Colleges/Universities in Columbia:

  • University of Missouri-Columbia (Full-time enrollment: 29,599; Location: 105 Jesse Hall; Public; Website: missouri.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Columbia College (FT enrollment: 13,975; Location: 1001 Rogers Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ccis.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Stephens College (FT enrollment: 877; Location: 1200 E Broadway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stephens.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Bryan University (FT enrollment: 243; Location: 3215 LeMone Industrial Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryanu.edu)
  • Columbia Area Career Center (FT enrollment: 98; Location: 4203 S Providence Rd; Public; Website: www.career-center.org)
  • Cosmetology Concepts Institute (FT enrollment: 49; Location: 1611 Burlington Street Suite A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cosmetology-concepts.com)
  • University of Missouri-System Office (Location: 321 University Hall; Public; Website: www.umsystem.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Columbia:

  • Lincoln University (about 29 miles; Jefferson City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,348)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 34 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • State Fair Community College (about 54 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 76 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 77 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)
  • East Central College (about 82 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Truman State University (about 87 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)

Public high schools in Columbia:

Private high schools in Columbia:

  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 4600 CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COLUMBIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1200 E BROADWAY; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Columbia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Columbia:

  • COLUMBIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 817 BERNADETTE DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 179; Location: 3300 S PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 2201 W ROLLINS RD; Grades: KG - 7)
  • CHILDRENS HOUSE MONTESSORI OF COLUMBIA (Students: 72; Location: 915 MARYLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • APPLE SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 5155 PROVIDENCE RD S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ISLAMIC SCHOOL OF COLUMBIA-MISSOURI (Students: 50; Location: 408 LOCUST ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • COLUMBIA SDA JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 1114 COLLEGE PARK DR; Grades: KG - 9)
  • STEPHENS COLLEGE CHILDRENS SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 1400 WINDSOR ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Columbia, School District: COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Columbia:

  • DANIEL BOONE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,297,629; Location: 100 WEST BROADWAY; 469,663 books; 22,678 e-books; 39,949 audio materials; 16,435 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 925 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The library is no longer on Park Deville Drive; it returned to 100 West Broadway when construction was completed a few years ago.
  • FM Stations addition: KPOW 97.7 FM Sedalia, Mo Owner: Matthewson Broadcasting Sedalia Missouri genre: Classic Rock 100,000Watts

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Notable locations in Columbia: Sanborn Field and Soil Erosion Plots (A), Columbia Country Club (B), Columbia Plaza (C), Broadway Center (D), Crossroads West (E), Eastgate Plaza (F), Parkade Plaza (G), Columbia Fire Department Station 2 (H), Columbia Fire Department Station 3 (I), Columbia Fire Department Station 4 (J), Columbia Fire Department Station 5 (K), Columbia Fire Department Station 6 (L), Columbia Fire Department Station 7 (M), Columbia Fire Department Station 8 (N), Lenoir Home (O), Columbia Fire Department Headquarters (P), Department of Conservation Regional Fire Office Central (Q), Boone County Fire Protection District Station 14 (R), Columbia Fire Department Training Academy (S), Missouri University Fire and Rescue Training Institute (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Forum Shopping Center (1), Rock Bridge Shopping Center (2), Biscayne Mall (3), Columbia Mall (4), North County Shopping Center (5), Whitegate Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Columbia include: Emmanuel Church (A), Fairview Church (B), Sugar Grove Church (C), Broadway Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jewell Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Antioch Cemetery (3), Hinkson Creek Cemetery (4), Columbia Cemetery (5), Fairview Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Moores Lake (A), Shady Lake (B), Hulen Lake (C), Waters Edge Estates Lake (D), Stephens Lake (E), Lower Municipal Golf Course Lake (F), Fairview Lake (G), Cedar Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hinkson Creek (A), Hominy Branch (B), County House Branch (C), Goose Creek (D), Grindstone Creek (E), Goodin Branch (F), Merideth Branch (G), Flat Branch (H), Scotts Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Columbia include: Kiwanis Park (1), Cosmo Park (2), Stephens Park (3), Nickell Park (4), Memorial Stadium (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation (Historical Places & Services; 65 McReynolds Hall) (1), Historic Preservation Consulting (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 811 Cherry Street) (2), Brown Amusement & Vending Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4507 Interstate 70 Drive Southeast) (3), Amf Bowling Centers (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1508 North Providence Road) (4), Amf Town & Country Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1508 North Providence Road) (5), Fearfest (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6399 Highway 40 West) (6), Gunthers Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1106 East Broadway) (7), EZ Steel Buildings (4300 Chrstn Flwshp Road) (8), Balloon Stormers (4300 Christian Fellowship) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Churchill's (2200 Interstate 70 Drive Southwest) (1), Columbia Super 8 Motel (3216 Clark Ln) (2), Arrow Head Motel LLC (1411 Business Loop 70 East) (3), Atrium Lounge (2200 Interstate 70 Drive Southwest) (4), Motel 6 (1800 Interstate 70 Drive Southwest) (5), Deluxe Inn (2112 Business Loop 70 East) (6), Columbia Dome Hotel (1612 N Providence Rd) (7), Hampton Inn Columbia- MO (3410 Clark Lane) (8), Comfort Suites (1010 Business Loop 70 East) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service (601 Business Loop 70 West) (1), Boone County - Circuit Court Offices- Joint Communication (1 South 1st) (2), Boone County - Administrative Offices- Circuit Court Offices- Public Administrator Connie Hen (701 East Walnut Street) (3), Boone - Administrative Offices- Circuit Court Office- General Court Informa (705 East Walnut Street) (4), Boone County - Circuit Court Offices- Public Works- Administrative Off (701 East Walnut Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 94.7. This is worse than average.

City:

94.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 39.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia and their reported violations in the past:

COLUMBIA (Population served: 100,733, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2008)
BOONE CO PWSD 9 (Population served: 11,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Variance/Exemption issued (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2008)
BLUE ACRES MHP (Address: 4001 PONDEROSA LOT # 1 , Population served: 275, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2012)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
TARA CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbia that have no violations reported:

  • BOONE CO CONS PWSD 1 (Population served: 19,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.2%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.2% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents, 23.4% for other race residents, 40.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Columbia in 2010:

  • 7,387 people in college/university student housing
  • 624 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 136 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 93 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 79 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Columbia in 2000:

  • 7,467 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 549 people in nursing homes
  • 241 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 82 people in other group homes
  • 43 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 17 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Columbia, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Columbia compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Faurot Field. Capacity: 62,000. Missouri Tigers.
  • Mizzou Arena. University of Missouri.

Banks with most branches in Columbia (2011 data):

  • The Boone County National Bank of Columbia: 12 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,355.7 mil, Deposits: $1,121.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancompany
  • Commerce Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: University Of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia-Business Loop, Columbia East Broadway Branch, Columbia Forum Boulevard. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First State Community Bank: Columbia - Clark Lane Banking Center, Columbia - Bethel Banking Center, Columbia-Fifth Street Branch. Info updated 2011/01/03: Bank assets: $1,303.2 mil, Deposits: $1,092.4 mil, headquarters in Farmington, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Callaway Bank: Lake Of The Woods Branch, Broadway Branch, Chapel Hill Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $284.8 mil, Deposits: $235.7 mil, headquarters in Fulton, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Callaway Security Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Columbia Paris Road Branch, Providence Facility, Bernadette Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Facility Branch, Columbia West Facility Branch, Columbia Downtown Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Providence Bank: Columbia Branch at 8 North 5th Street, branch established on 2008/12/30; at 3855 Forum Boulevard, branch established on 1888/07/08. Info updated 2010/10/18: Bank assets: $670.4 mil, Deposits: $564.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Linco Bancshares, Inc.
  • 21 other banks with 21 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Columbia, Missouri:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1900 1-70 Dr SW, Columbia, MO 65203 , Phone: (573) 445-8511, Fax: (573) 445-7991
  • Ramada Inn-columbia, 1100 Vandiver Dr, Columbia, MO 65202 , Phone: (573) 449-0051, Fax: (573) 874-8963
  • Baymont Inn & Suites-columbia, 2500 I-70 Dr SW, Columbia, MO 65201 , Phone: (573) 445-1899
  • Campus Inn, 1112 Stadium Dr, Columbia, MO 65201 , Phone: (573) 449-2731, Fax: (573) 449-6691
  • Drury Inn Columbia, 1000 Knipp St, Columbia, MO 65203 , Phone: (573) 445-1800, Fax: (573) 445-1800
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 801 Keene St, Columbia, MO 65201 , Phone: (573) 449-4422, Fax: (573) 442-1110
  • Super 8, 3216 Clark Ln, Columbia, MO 65202 , Phone: (573) 474-8488, Fax: (573) 474-4180
  • The Gathering Place B&B, 606 S College Ave, Columbia, MO 65201 , Phone: (573) 815-0606
  • 29 other hotels and motels
All 37 fire-safe hotels and motels in Columbia, Missouri

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Missouri average:

11.0

Columbia travel time to work - commute Columbia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Columbia city (based on Boone County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,18791
Mainline Protestant16,27339
Catholic10,6844
Other3,87323
Black Protestant7148
Orthodox2182
None98,693-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Boone County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Boone County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Boone County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 153
Here:

10.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

28.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 56$209,958$44,9916$11,595
Other Government Administration 148$714,887$57,96429$48,954
Judicial and Legal 23$92,576$48,3016$6,837
Police Protection - Officers 117$503,464$51,6374$5,480
Police - Other 17$53,417$37,7065$5,083
Firefighters 134$653,393$58,5130$0
Fire - Other 5$28,153$67,5670$0
Streets and Highways 37$115,856$37,5757$11,362
Airports 16$54,073$40,5551$861
Health 44$170,383$46,46827$37,988
Solid Waste Management 88$266,864$36,39141$51,878
Sewerage 81$287,638$42,6131$1,010
Parks and Recreation 75$345,563$55,290170$82,939
Housing and Community Development(Local) 37$149,399$48,4543$7,138
Water Supply 60$226,561$45,31211$21,899
Electric Power 145$616,911$51,05512$22,822
Transit 43$125,691$35,07756$99,254
Other and Unallocable 151$576,643$45,82651$44,601
Totals for Government 1,277$5,191,430$48,784430$459,701

Columbia government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $15,547,000 ($134.87)
    General - Other: $13,737,000 ($119.17)
    Sewerage: $6,693,000 ($58.06)
    Water Utilities: $2,679,000 ($23.24)
    Air Transportation: $1,216,000 ($10.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $896,000 ($7.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $289,000 ($2.51)
    Parking Facilities: $108,000 ($0.94)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $61,525,000 ($533.72)
    Police Protection: $16,171,000 ($140.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,595,000 ($91.91)
    Water Utilities: $10,592,000 ($91.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,839,000 ($85.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,661,000 ($83.81)
    General - Other: $8,663,000 ($75.15)
    Sewerage: $5,841,000 ($50.67)
    Regular Highways: $5,493,000 ($47.65)
    Health - Other: $4,369,000 ($37.90)
    Transit Utilities: $3,127,000 ($27.13)
    Central Staff Services: $2,866,000 ($24.86)
    Financial Administration: $2,780,000 ($24.12)
    Air Transportation: $1,269,000 ($11.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,168,000 ($10.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,036,000 ($8.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $903,000 ($7.83)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $813,000 ($7.05)
    Parking Facilities: $728,000 ($6.32)
    Gas Utilities: $313,000 ($2.72)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,980,000 ($17.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $70,708,000 ($613.38)
    Benefit Payments: $5,120,000 ($44.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,246,000 ($19.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $3,334,000 ($28.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $196,000 ($1.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,964,000 ($381.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,525,000 ($13.23)

Columbia government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,287,000 ($97.91)
    Sewerage: $8,596,000 ($74.57)
    All Other: $5,011,000 ($43.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,905,000 ($33.88)
    Parking Facilities: $1,642,000 ($14.24)
    Air Transportation: $588,000 ($5.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $6,596,000 ($57.22)
    From Parent Local Government: $4,049,000 ($35.12)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,288,000 ($11.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,854,000 ($16.08)
    Transit Utilities: $834,000 ($7.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,291,000 ($28.55)
    Highways: $1,239,000 ($10.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $9,259,000 ($80.32)
    Interest Earnings: $5,263,000 ($45.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,570,000 ($13.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,424,000 ($12.35)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $83,317,000 ($722.76)
    Water Utilities: $13,543,000 ($117.48)
    Transit Utilities: $799,000 ($6.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,532,000 ($30.64)
    All Other: $1,625,000 ($14.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $35,593,000 ($308.76)
    Property: $8,585,000 ($74.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,645,000 ($40.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,514,000 ($13.13)
    Other License: $766,000 ($6.64)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $698,000 ($6.06)

Columbia government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,274,000 ($1086.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,440,000 ($1070.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,464,000 ($281.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,630,000 ($265.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,206,000 ($27.81)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,875,000 ($24.94)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $331,000 ($2.87)

Columbia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,183,000 ($287.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $121,685,000 ($1055.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,253,000 ($62.92)

8.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($215 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.05%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MO  0.50% ($36,931 average AGI)
from Cole County, MO  0.34% ($35,437)
from Callaway County, MO  0.34% ($27,616)


7.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.07%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MO  0.50% ($33,897 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.39% ($41,612)
to Callaway County, MO  0.35% ($29,645)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbia:

  • KFRU (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA AM, INC.)
  • KTGR (1580 AM; 0 kW; COLUMBIA, MO)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KFAL (900 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KWRT (1370 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: BIG COUNTRY OF MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbia:

  • K280EJ (103.9 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: GOOD NEWS PUBLISHERS, INC.)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)
  • KWWC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: STEPHENS COLLEGE)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KBIA (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KCOU (88.1 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MI)
  • KCMQ (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • K276DI (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, ETC., MO; Owner: LIGHT WAVES, INC.)
  • KOQL (106.1 FM; ASHLAND, MO; Owner: MID-MISSOURI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KOPN (89.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: NEW WAVE CORPORATION)
  • KCLR-FM (99.3 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KWRT-FM (93.1 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: BIG COUNTRY OF MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KSSZ (93.9 FM; FAYETTE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMFC (92.1 FM; CENTRALIA, MO; Owner: THE CLAIR GROUP)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KBBM (100.1 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KJLU (88.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KATI (94.3 FM; CALIFORNIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbia:

  • K02NQ (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • K11SN (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: RICHARD E. KOENIG)
  • K56AU (Channel 56; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOMU-TV (Channel 8; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • K32FH (Channel 32; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • K43EU (Channel 43; ST LOUIS, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K41OI (Channel 41; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Columbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 121Number of bridges
  • 896m2,940ftTotal length
  • $8,687,000Total costs
  • 1,563,146Total average daily traffic
  • 279,959Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 51920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 231950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 261980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 22010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Columbia, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Columbia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 204 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Columbia, MO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 395 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Columbia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 146 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED336$139,447590$152,0562,000$152,40393$100,92210$1,033,019248$146,5807$36,084
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$109,79735$146,956125$153,17112$36,7170$08$132,7783$43,973
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$137,79952$117,163298$163,76630$54,6093$184,66731$138,6546$37,643
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$126,65167$151,638368$150,77215$86,8451$2,930,00024$119,6101$42,190
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$102,6654$143,54377$177,9422$28,6900$03$144,3130$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 21 tracts in Columbia, MO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED128$148,444126$168,3340$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$175,24128$169,3381$182,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$118,5319$163,2812$94,035
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$119,9946$153,6570$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$136,1033$100,4630$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 345
  • Hazardous Condition: 399
  • Service Call: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 35

Incident types - Columbia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbia, MO
Most common first names in Columbia, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary54180.1 years
William46474.4 years
James41371.6 years
John39673.6 years
Robert33972.2 years
Charles25375.4 years
Helen20879.9 years
Dorothy19978.4 years
George19377.2 years
Ruth17982.0 years
Most common last names in Columbia, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17975.3 years
Johnson15476.2 years
Brown13675.5 years
Williams13576.1 years
Jones12176.4 years
Turner10976.3 years
Miller9977.8 years
Davis9673.7 years
Martin8673.0 years
Nichols7974.5 years
Businesses in Columbia, MO
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T5Long John Silver's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware2Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets17
Applebee's2Maurices1
Arby's2Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's7
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Menards1
Barnes & Noble1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance7
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Big O Tires2Nike27
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Burger King3Office Depot1
Caribou Coffee2Old Navy1
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle2Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread3
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza2
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless2
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut4
DHL2Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen3Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry8Ramada2
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza4Red Roof Inn1
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday2
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Express1SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay America1SONIC Drive-In6
Fashion Bug1Sam's Club1
FedEx33Sears2
Finish Line1Sephora1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Slumberland1
Ford1Spencer Gifts1
GNC2Sprint Nextel4
GameStop2Staples1
Gap1Starbucks5
Goodwill2Steak 'n Shake2
Gymboree1Subaru1
H&R Block6Subway11
Hardee's3Super 83
Hilton2T-Mobile7
Hobby Lobby1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn4Taco Bell6
Hollister Co.1Talbots1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
Houlihan's1Travelodge1
Hyundai1U-Haul5
IHOP1U.S. Cellular3
JCPenney1UPS25
Jimmy John's2Vans2
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice1Waffle House2
KFC3Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart3
Kroger3Wendy's2
La Quinta1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy2White Castle1
Lane Bryant1Wingate1
LensCrafters1YMCA1

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