Latest Data (2012)
Population 809,798
Nationwide Rank 15

Quick Facts

Columbus, Ohio is the 15th largest city in the United States as of 2012.

Columbus, Ohio is a city.

Columbus, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2012 Columbus had its largest population ever.

Columbus, Ohio is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Columbus, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2012
9 Dallas, Texas 4.2%
10 San Jose, California 8.7%
11 Austin, Texas 25.3%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 13.5%
13 Indianapolis, Indiana 6.7%
14 San Francisco, California 6.2%
15 Columbus, Ohio 13.1%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 42.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 36.0%
18 Detroit, Michigan -25.7%
19 El Paso, Texas 19.0%
20 Memphis, Tennessee -5.0%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 7.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2012 809,798 15
2011 799,086 15
2010 787,033 15
2009 769,332 16
2008 759,360 16
2007 750,700 15
2006 744,473 15
2005 738,782 15
2004 735,971 15
2003 733,706 15
2002 727,909 15
2001 723,822 15
2000 715,971 15
1990 636,323 15
1980 564,871 19
1970 539,677 21
1960 471,316 28
1950 375,901 28
1940 306,087 26
1930 290,564 28
1920 237,031 28
1910 181,511 29
1900 125,560 28
1890 88,150 30
1880 51,647 33
1870 31,274 42
1860 18,554 49
1850 17,882 37
1840 6,048 70