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Map of the Columbia Metropolitan Area

Common name: Columbia Metropolitan Area
Largest city Columbia
Other cities  - Ashland
 - Fayette
 - Centralia
 - Rocheport
Population  Ranked 236st in the U.S.
 - Total 164,283
 - Density /sq. mi. 
Area sq. mi.
State(s)   - Missouri
 - Highest point N/A feet (N/A m)
 - Lowest point 0 feet (0 m)

The Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties—Boone and Howard—in central Missouri, anchored by the city of Columbia. As of July 1, 2008, the MSA had an estimated population of 164,283.[1]



Cities and villages


Boone County

Howard County


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 145,666 people, 56,930 households, and 34,010 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 85.83% White, 8.42% African American, 0.41% Native American, 2.76% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $34,550, and the median income for a family was $45,689. Males had a median income of $29,837 versus $22,970 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,521.

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