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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Columbia Area is $27,098, which is about the same as the state average of $26,006 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Columbia Area median household income is $49,059. On average Columbia Area residents spend 17.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 22.8 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #184

Columbia Area
27,098 USD
Missouri
26,006 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Columbia Area
25,219 USD
Missouri
28,460 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Columbia Area
29,350 USD
Missouri
33,503 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Columbia Area
21,416 USD
Missouri
23,943 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #301
Columbia Area
49,059 USD
Missouri
47,764 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Columbia Area
67,746 USD
Missouri
64,703 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Columbia Area
10.13%
Missouri
25.91%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Columbia Area median household income growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Missouri and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income23.03%$11,221, see rank20.61%$13,16921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income21.53%$17,127, see rank31.38%$17,36429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.39%$2,315, see rank2.43%$3,0062.82%$3,720
Retirement Income14.52%$27,305, see rank18.89%$21,06517.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Columbia Area
72,517 USD
Missouri
60,414 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Columbia Area
90,557 USD
Missouri
77,368 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
White$51,468, see rank$50,655$56,900
Black$29,219, see rank$31,831$35,600
Hispanic$48,100, see rank$38,431$42,396
Asian$38,864, see rank$61,162$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$30,839, see rank$35,855$37,170
One Race, Other$46,339, see rank$31,350$40,300
Two or More Races$34,306, see rank$37,293$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
less than 25$14,867, see rank$23,579$25,788
25 to 44$53,569, see rank$53,109$58,398
45 to 64$68,537, see rank$57,978$65,027
65 or over$44,286, see rank$34,776$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over137,079, see rank4,781,853248,775,628
Male165,346, 47.67%, see rank48.46%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:247,544, 72.76%, see rank68.27%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces275, 0.11%, see rank0.72%0.73%
Male, Civilian247,469, 72.64%, see rank67.56%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed344,847, 94.48%, see rank90.97%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed32,622, 5.52%, see rank9.03%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force217,802, 27.24%, see rank31.73%30.72%
Female171,733, 52.33%, see rank51.54%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:246,953, 65.46%, see rank59.75%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces225, 0.03%, see rank0.14%0.11%
Female, Civilian246,928, 65.42%, see rank59.61%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed344,271, 94.34%, see rank92.29%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed32,657, 5.66%, see rank7.71%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force224,780, 34.54%, see rank40.25%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over86,280, 100%2,747,017141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone67,669, 78.43%, see rank81.59%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled8,946, 10.37%, see rank9.42%9.59%
Public Transportation680, 0.79%, see rank1.48%5.06%
Walked4,026, 4.67%, see rank1.97%2.78%
Other Means1,651, 1.91%, see rank1.28%1.79%
Worked at Home3,308, 3.83%, see rank4.26%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Columbia Area
17.7 minutes
Missouri
22.8 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over89,1182,779,991143,435,233
Male144,847, 50.32%, see rank51.22%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations219,237, 42.89%, see rank30.89%33.12%
Service Occupations27,000, 15.61%, see rank14.94%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations28,611, 19.20%, see rank17.69%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2351, 0.78%, see rank0.99%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,365, 5.27%, see rank9.07%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations25,487, 12.23%, see rank20.09%17.94%
Female144,271, 49.68%, see rank48.78%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations221,718, 49.06%, see rank39.21%40.04%
Service Occupations28,022, 18.12%, see rank21.41%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations213,068, 29.52%, see rank32.75%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations281, 0.18%, see rank0.16%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations254, 0.12%, see rank0.26%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,285, 2.90%, see rank5.97%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Columbia AreaMissouriU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over89,118, 100%2,779,991143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining781, 0.88%, see rank1.76%1.96%
Construction3,123, 3.50%, see rank5.92%6.17%
Manufacturing4,041, 4.53%, see rank11.35%10.43%
Wholesale Trade1,826, 2.05%, see rank2.73%2.75%
Retail Trade11,762, 13.20%, see rank12.05%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities2,997, 3.36%, see rank5.01%4.93%
Information1,995, 2.24%, see rank2.10%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing6,556, 7.36%, see rank6.85%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
6,681, 7.50%, see rank9.23%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance32,782, 36.78%, see rank24.35%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
9,663, 10.84%, see rank9.26%9.49%
Public Administration3,952, 4.43%, see rank4.57%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration2,959, 3.32%, see rank4.82%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Columbia Area%MissouriU.S.
Population in Poverty31,95820.12%, see rank15.60%15.59%
Family in Poverty3,5509.31%, see rank11.14%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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