Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO

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2022 Population
140,461
22.9% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29.4
7.84% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.3%
27% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,956
4.3% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$235,700
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
72,294
21.4% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO had a population of 140k people with a median age of 29.4 and a median household income of $59,956. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO declined from 182,170 to 140,461, a −22.9% decrease and its median household income declined from $62,653 to $59,956, a −4.3% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.97%), and White (Hispanic) (1.81%).

9.62% of the households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.1% of the residents in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are University of Missouri-Columbia (9,503 degrees awarded in 2022), Columbia College (177065) (2,294 degrees), and Stephens College (152 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was $235,700, and the homeownership rate was 50.4%.

Most people in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO is home to a population of 140k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.72% of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (10.8k people).

In 2022, there were 6.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (103k people) in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.73k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are Spanish (3,362 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,198 households), and Korean (970 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
73,828
Women
51.4%
69,906
Men
48.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 143,734 inhabitants, with 48.6% men, and 51.4% women.

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Citizenship

95.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.1% of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    103k ± 1.47k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.2k ± 911
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.73k ± 544
4.09%
Hispanic Population
5.75k people

In 2022, there were 6.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (103k people) in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.73k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.09% of the people in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are hispanic (5.75k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    2,026 ± 1,097 people
  2. Korea
    781 ± 684 people
  3. Mexico
    650 ± 625 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was China, the natal country of 2,026 Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO residents, followed by Korea with 781 and Mexico with 650.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.72%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.8k people
6.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.8k people

As of 2022, 7.72% of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO residents (10.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was 6.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,362 households (2.53%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,198 households (1.65%)
  3. Korean
    970 households (0.729%)

9.62% of the households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was Spanish. 2.53% of the households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,609 ± 283
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,550 ± 355
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    858 ± 251

Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO employs 72.3k people. The largest industries in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,528 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,663 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,533 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($118,875), Nondepository credit & related activities ($117,785), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($114,055).

Males in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,746. The income inequality in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
45,917
Women
50.5%
45,096
Men
49.5%

The workforce of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO in 2020 was 91,013 people, with 50.5% woman, and 49.5% men.

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Occupations

72.3k
2022 Value
−21.4%
1 Year decline
± −21.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −21.4%, from 92k employees to 72.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO, are Postsecondary teachers (2,406 people), Waiters & waitresses (2,024 people), and Registered nurses (1,984 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

72.3k
2022 Value
−21.4%
1 Year decline
± −21.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO declined at a rate of −21.4%, from 92k employees to 72.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,528 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,663 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,533 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,503
Median earning men ± $1,103
$34,010
Median earning women ± $1,541

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,635), Manufacturing ($57,727), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,142).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($49,788), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,759), and Public Administration ($48,993).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO awarded 12,048 degrees. The student population of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 16,229 male students and 21,854 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are White (8,755 and 75.7%), followed by Black or African American (1,099 and 9.5%), Hispanic or Latino (691 and 5.97%), and Two or More Races (493 and 4.26%).

The largest universities in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are University of Missouri-Columbia (9,503 and 78.9%), Columbia College (177065) (2,294 and 19%), and Stephens College (152 and 1.26%).

The most popular majors in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are General Business (1,175 and 9.75%), General Studies (652 and 5.41%), and Accounting (475 and 3.94%).

The median tuition costs in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO are $18,363 for private four year colleges, and $10,452 and $30,441 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 38,083 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 38,083 students enrolled in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 27,717 records, of which 57.5% were women and 42.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 891 degrees awarded
  2. 441 degrees awarded
  3. 373 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was General Business with 891 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,503 degrees awarded
  2. 2,294 degrees awarded
  3. 152 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Missouri-Columbia with 9,503 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,740 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO, which is 0.649 times less than the 7,308 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 8,755 degrees mean that there were 7.97 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,099 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,363) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,529) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,740) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.228% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO in 2022 were Some college (33.7k), Bachelors Degree (27.6k), and High School or Equivalent (21.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was $235,700 in 2022, which is 0.836 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $204,000 to $235,700, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO is 50.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 16.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO is $59,956. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

Property

$235,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,085
$28,648
Median Property Taxes
±$1,385

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Rent vs Own

50.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.4% of the housing units in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (West) PUMA, MO with a value of $140,323, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Southwest) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $112,925 and $111,870.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,956
Median Household Income
± $2,185
56.8k
Number of Households
± 2,092

In 2022, the median household income of the 56.8k households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO declined from $59,956 from the previous year's value of $62,653.

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Wage Distribution

0.486
2022 Wage GINI in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO
0.491
2021 Wage GINI in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO

In 2022, the income inequality in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was 0.486 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.03% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.65%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.45%)

In 2022, 76.3% of workers in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.65%) and those who worked at home (7.45%).

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Commute Time

16.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (16.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.971% of the workforce in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO (28k out of 131k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93% of the population of Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 58.8% on employee plans, 10% on Medicaid, 8.6% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 1.85% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.6% under 18 years, 36.6% between 18 and 34 years, 30.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.97%
Uninsured
58.8%
Employer Coverage
10%
Medicaid
8.6%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
1.85%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boone County--Columbia City PUMA, MO declined by 4.14% from 7.27% to 6.97%.

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