Columbia is located close to the center of Missouri. Columbia is between the Boone, Callaway county. Columbia has 63.08 square miles of land area and 0.32 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Columbia population is 113,155, which has grown 33.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Columbia median household income is $43,776 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.79% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 25.91% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Columbia median house value is $175,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 52.06% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Columbia is much better than the state average in quality. The Columbia area code is 573.