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MUCEP Research: Facts & Figures

A collection of resources for facts, figures and articles on community development, public health and social problems


Find population numbers for county, state or all US

Local & Missouri Poverty Statistics

National Poverty Statistics

Health Stats


School, Kids, & Work Stats

Sources for facts & figures on schools, employment, work injuries, etc.

Senior and Elderly Statistics

Columbia Public Schools

To obtain general information about the Columbia Public Schools, go to the homepage of the Columbia Public Schools  Under About Us, click District Details.  On the next screen, click District Profile. This takes you to a page where you can research many things about the public schools in this community. 

To find out about the lunch program, type free and reduced lunch in command box on the upper right of the page you reach after clicking on District Profie.  On the next screen, select frl-2014 which is currently the fifth option.  This will provide a file that you may open.  Scroll to the Columbia Schools and you can find the percentages for each school’s participation in the free and reduced lunch program.

Columbia, Missouri

To get statistical information about the City of Columbia, go to  Under Why Columbia, select Publications.  Select desired Fact Book. 

Additional information about the community is at  Under MAPS, click Use City View to see zoning and more.   You may also go under MAPS and click View the Community Dashboard.