Columbia employment information

Income per capita$26,203$26,006$28,555
Median household income$43,776$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$78,082$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,495$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$25,949$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$16,564$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level24.9%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbia is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbia is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbia is 60% higher than the national average.

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Columbia median earnings by income bracket

Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.5%
Manufacturing sector4.8%0.6%
Financial & insurance services4.6%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%13.4%
Public administration4.3%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.9%
Education, health & social services28.6%48.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Huntsdale, MO30$85,31360%
Pierpont, MO84$63,75019%
Ashland, MO3,796$61,73715%
Wooldridge, MO29$55,0003%
Hallsville, MO1,678$52,1323%
Columbia, MO113,155$43,77618%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Downey, CA113,082$60,37413%
Lansing, MI114,382$35,67533%
Murfreesboro, TN114,660$50,3376%
Costa Mesa, CA111,635$66,49124%
Provo, UT114,804$40,35925%
Columbia, MO113,155$43,77618%
Source: The Columbia, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.