Columbia employment information

Income per capita$35,855$30,019$28,555
Median household income$65,286$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,641$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$42,699$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$49,612$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$31,452$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbia is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbia is 22% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbia is 62% lower than the national average.

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Columbia median earnings by income bracket

Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.5%1.7%
Financial & insurance services4.5%10.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%14.3%
Public administration5.8%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%3.9%
Education, health & social services7.9%33.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ladue, MO8,549$179,464236%
Country Life Acres, MO128$174,583226%
Town and Country, MO10,890$162,500204%
Huntleigh, MO468$145,208172%
Westwood, MO327$131,250145%
Columbia, IL9,889$65,28622%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Salonga, NY9,895$121,888128%
Bloomingdale, TN9,882$31,95440%
Vernal, UT9,882$54,9473%
Milford, DE9,882$52,2742%
Friendly, MD9,881$99,06385%
Columbia, IL9,889$65,28622%
Source: The Columbia, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.