` Columbia BID Project

Our basic needs are met.

Affordable Housing

IndicatorRegionCategoryBaselineMost RecentTrend

Housing Cost Burden

City of ColumbiaTotal37.10% in 2012-201634.15% in 2017-2021
Boone CountyTotal32.40% in 2012-201630.12% in 2017-2021
State of MissouriTotal28.70% in 2012-201625.76% in 2017-2021--
IndicatorRegionCategoryBaselineMost RecentTrend

Home Ownership

City of ColumbiaTotal47.00% in 2012-201649.50% in 2017-2021
Boone CountyTotal54.60% in 2012-201658.10% in 2017-2021
State of MissouriTotal66.80% in 2012-201667.60% in 2017-2021--


IndicatorRegionCategoryBaselineMost RecentTrend

Child Poverty Rate

City of ColumbiaTotal15.90% in 2012-201614.90% in 2017-2021
Boone CountyTotal15.40% in 2012-201614.60% in 2017-2021
State of MissouriTotal21.10% in 2012-201616.90% in 2017-2021--
Equity Statement: In the City of Columbia, Black children have a poverty rate more than seven times higher than White children. In Boone County, Black children have a poverty rate more than five times higher than White children. [View more]