REDI is Columbia/Boone County’s premier economic development organization.
REDI fact books showcase complete Columbia/Boone County demographic information.
- 2013 Fact Book
- 2012 Fact Book (pdf)
- 2011 Fact Book (pdf)
- 2010 Fact Book (pdf)
- 2009 Fact Book (pdf)
- 2008 Fact Book (pdf)
- 2007 Fact Book (pdf)
- For a review of the Boone County/Columbia Economy for 4th Quarter 2012 as compiled by Economic Modeling Specialists International: Economy_Overview Boone County 2012
MGT of America Workforce Development Technical Training Study (Full Report – pdf)
REDI Welcome to Columbia – A great place to call home – is your link to community information on line.
- Welcome to Columbia Missouri 2013 - A great place to call home – 2013 Reference Guide
Economic development and small business resource guide.
REDI compiles a collection of KUDOS as Columbia/Boone County is consistently ranked in national publications as a great place to live, work and do business.
Columbia/Boone County enjoys a quality public school system. The state of Missouri provides school reports for each district in the state. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Area School Reports
A labor availability analysis released in February 2008 identifies the Columbia labor shed as a nine-county region with a population of approximately 365,000 and a civilian labor pool of over 201,000. this study identified approximately 31,000 underemployed workers – those possessing skills and/or training exceeding current job responsibilities. Nearly 97% of Columbia’s available workforce has a high school diploma and almost 70% of the workforce has some college experience. 2007-2008 Labor Analysis (pdf)
Columbia’s daily newspapers produce annual publications which highlight life in Columbia/Boone County.
Our Town – Columbia Daily Tribune 2013
Progress Edition 2013 - The Missourian
REDI annual reports provide investors and residents an overview of the organization’s yearly events and financial information
- 2013 REDI Annual Report (pdf)
- 2012 REDI Annual Report (pdf)
- 2011 REDI Annual Report (pdf)
- 2010 REDI Annual Report (pdf)
- 2009 REDI Annual Report (pdf)
- 2008 REDI Annual Report (pdf)
- 2007 REDI Annual Report (pdf)