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Columbia Missouri Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Columbia Missouri metro area was $54,356 in 2018, the latest figures available. Columbia median household income is $122 lower than the median Missouri household income and $7,581 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Columbia median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Columbia are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Columbia Missouri

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Missouri $54,478 -0.74% +2.31%
Columbia $54,356 +3.36% +1.51%

Trends in Columbia, MO Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Columbia is $54,356. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $55,200 and is now $844 (1.53%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Columbia, Missouri, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Columbia

Date US Missouri Columbia
2018 $61,937 $54,478 $54,356
2017 $61,807 $54,884 $52,591
2016 $60,291 $54,148 $55,200
2015 $59,116 $53,247 $53,546
2014 $56,969 $51,348 $53,177
2013 $56,415 $50,672 $52,855
2012 $56,288 $49,659 $47,304
2011 $56,507 $50,627 $52,257
2010 $57,762 $51,131 $47,151
2009 $58,921 $53,064 $54,457
2008 $60,829 $54,794 $54,689
2007 $61,601 $54,770 $54,428

Columbia Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Columbia was $78,831 in 2018. Compared to the median Missouri family income, Columbia median family income is $9,643 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Columbia will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Columbia Missouri

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Missouri $69,188 +0.33% +3.63%
Columbia $78,831 +4.88% +2.66%

Trends in Columbia, MO Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $78,831, the median family income for Columbia was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Columbia, Missouri, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Columbia

Date US Missouri Columbia
2018 $76,401 $69,188 $78,831
2017 $75,692 $68,958 $75,165
2016 $74,360 $68,077 $78,140
2015 $72,348 $66,762 $76,785
2014 $69,978 $65,083 $77,414
2013 $69,134 $63,437 $73,202
2012 $68,512 $62,756 $75,586
2011 $68,763 $63,348 $73,683
2010 $69,953 $64,881 $70,932
2009 $71,663 $66,074 $74,633
2008 $74,083 $67,913 $70,789
2007 $74,267 $67,922 $75,500

Columbia Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Columbia was $29,965 in 2018. Compared to the median Missouri per capita income, Columbia median per capita income is $533 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Columbia will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Columbia Missouri

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Missouri $30,498 +1.13% +5.08%
Columbia $29,965 +0.60% +6.25%

Trends in Columbia, MO Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Columbia is $29,965. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $30,467 and is now $502 (1.65%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Columbia, Missouri, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Columbia

Date US Missouri Columbia
2018 $33,831 $30,498 $29,965
2017 $33,187 $30,156 $29,787
2016 $32,573 $29,724 $30,467
2015 $31,775 $29,024 $28,203
2014 $30,672 $27,739 $27,528
2013 $30,431 $27,407 $28,744
2012 $29,934 $27,061 $29,113
2011 $29,884 $27,563 $28,377
2010 $30,077 $27,608 $28,038
2009 $30,984 $28,152 $28,655
2008 $32,255 $29,237 $29,218
2007 $32,400 $29,034 $29,402