Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,361
Nationwide Rank 4532

Quick Facts

Colby, Kansas is the 4,532nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Colby, Kansas is a city.

Colby, Kansas is currently 3.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Colby, Kansas's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Colby, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4522 Goshen, New York 5,383 -5.7%
4523 Macon, Missouri 5,382 -2.7%
4524 Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina 5,377 -2.8%
4525 Creswell, Oregon 5,375 46.5%
4526 McKenzie, Tennessee 5,375 1.2%
4527 Starke, Florida 5,370 -4.6%
4528 Coal City, Illinois 5,369 10.5%
4529 Weiser, Idaho 5,365 -1.0%
4530 Brush, Colorado 5,364 4.5%
4531 Media, Pennsylvania 5,362 -3.0%
4532 Colby, Kansas 5,361 -1.5%
4533 Columbia Falls, Montana 5,355 36.6%
4534 Mount Carmel, Tennessee 5,355 11.0%
4535 Iola, Kansas 5,354 -15.0%
4536 Uhrichsville, Ohio 5,351 -5.2%
4537 Williams, California 5,349 45.1%
4538 New Castle, Delaware 5,348 7.3%
4539 Kaser, New York 5,343 52.3%
4540 Ballston Spa, New York 5,340 -4.0%
4541 Willow Park, Texas 5,340 84.5%
4542 Carlisle, Ohio 5,336 3.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2925 Atchison 10,636 -0.3%
3120 Parsons 9,761 -14.9%
3167 Coffeyville 9,481 -14.0%
3180 Mission 9,409 -6.0%
3187 Augusta 9,389 10.4%
3253 Chanute 9,054 -3.6%
3347 Independence 8,729 -11.1%
3604 Bel Aire 7,914 30.4%
3633 Wellington 7,822 -9.6%
3638 Fort Scott 7,813 -5.8%
3651 Bonner Springs 7,784 14.8%
3670 Park City 7,729 24.2%
3812 Valley Center 7,300 30.1%
3978 Roeland Park 6,772 -5.9%
3986 Pratt 6,748 2.9%
4035 Spring Hill 6,618 125.4%
4123 Abilene 6,380 -2.6%
4130 Mulvane 6,359 22.1%
4148 Eudora 6,329 45.2%
4212 De Soto 6,107 32.7%
4254 Basehor 6,015 156.9%
4303 Ulysses 5,912 -0.7%
4432 Paola 5,580 10.4%
4494 Tonganoxie 5,444 94.7%
4532 Colby 5,361 -1.5%
4535 Iola 5,354 -15.0%
4666 Concordia 5,099 -10.3%
4867 Goddard 4,746 123.9%
4897 Wamego 4,703 10.3%
4930 Baldwin City 4,644 31.8%
4976 Maize 4,557 85.4%
5012 Edwardsville 4,498 7.2%
5022 Louisburg 4,487 70.0%
5037 Russell 4,463 -4.7%
5074 Goodland 4,411 -10.6%
5156 Osawatomie 4,298 -9.2%
5385 Clay Center 3,980 -12.7%
5386 Rose Hill 3,980 14.3%
5402 Baxter Springs 3,958 -13.6%
5403 Fairway 3,957 0.1%
5475 Larned 3,855 -8.6%
5478 Scott City 3,851 -1.0%
5493 Hugoton 3,831 3.6%
5532 Hesston 3,782 5.2%
5580 Beloit 3,710 -7.3%
5690 Mission Hills 3,573 -0.5%
5698 Lyons 3,565 -4.1%
5814 Frontenac 3,413 13.4%
5952 Marysville 3,271 -2.4%
5954 Lindsborg 3,268 -1.7%
5958 Holton 3,266 -2.4%
5972 Garnett 3,253 -3.2%
6068 Hiawatha 3,147 -8.8%
6129 Columbus 3,096 -8.6%
6183 Ellsworth 3,054 3.0%
6293 Kingman 2,929 -14.1%
6327 Galena 2,900 -11.5%
6371 Hillsboro 2,850 -0.6%
6424 Osage City 2,796 -7.0%
6451 Norton 2,775 -7.7%
6545 Girard 2,706 -3.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,361 4,532
2016 5,419 4,492
2015 5,417 4,485
2014 5,388 4,480
2013 5,416 4,459
2012 5,406 4,454
2011 5,416 4,441
2010 5,387 4,441
2009 4,834 4,685
2008 4,837 4,662
2007 4,867 4,625
2006 4,919 4,574
2005 4,972 4,520
2004 5,103 4,429
2003 5,221 4,353
2002 5,318 4,283
2001 5,392 4,233
2000 5,443 4,200
1990 5,540 3,785