Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,317
Nationwide Rank 4569

Quick Facts

Colby, Kansas is the 4,569th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Colby, Kansas is a city.

Colby, Kansas is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Colby, Kansas's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Colby, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4559 Fairport, New York 5,336 -6.9%
4560 Red Oak, Iowa 5,333 -14.2%
4561 Shillington, Pennsylvania 5,333 5.3%
4562 Lehighton, Pennsylvania 5,329 -3.6%
4563 Uhrichsville, Ohio 5,327 -5.7%
4564 Williams, California 5,324 44.4%
4565 Peculiar, Missouri 5,323 92.8%
4566 Calistoga, California 5,322 2.5%
4567 Moab, Utah 5,322 10.7%
4568 Winterset, Iowa 5,318 11.7%
4569 Colby, Kansas 5,317 -2.3%
4570 Glenwood, Iowa 5,316 -1.4%
4571 Hightstown, New Jersey 5,315 1.7%
4572 Iola, Kansas 5,312 -15.6%
4573 Tillamook, Oregon 5,311 16.0%
4574 Brady, Texas 5,309 -3.4%
4575 St. Clair, Michigan 5,306 -8.4%
4576 Mount Carmel, Tennessee 5,305 9.9%
4577 Adel, Georgia 5,298 -0.4%
4578 Mocksville, North Carolina 5,291 24.4%
4579 Fruitland, Maryland 5,289 39.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2948 Atchison 10,560 -1.0%
3154 Parsons 9,665 -15.7%
3199 Mission 9,373 -6.4%
3200 Coffeyville 9,366 -15.1%
3205 Augusta 9,342 9.8%
3272 Chanute 9,018 -4.0%
3397 Independence 8,598 -12.5%
3567 Bel Aire 8,073 33.1%
3670 Bonner Springs 7,804 15.1%
3679 Fort Scott 7,765 -6.4%
3684 Wellington 7,748 -10.5%
3686 Park City 7,730 24.2%
3813 Valley Center 7,313 30.4%
3928 Spring Hill 6,967 137.3%
3993 Roeland Park 6,758 -6.1%
4046 Pratt 6,630 1.1%
4111 De Soto 6,443 40.0%
4122 Mulvane 6,416 23.1%
4133 Eudora 6,384 46.4%
4170 Abilene 6,300 -3.9%
4203 Basehor 6,194 164.5%
4378 Ulysses 5,756 -3.3%
4410 Paola 5,670 12.2%
4470 Tonganoxie 5,524 97.5%
4569 Colby 5,317 -2.3%
4572 Iola 5,312 -15.6%
4758 Concordia 4,956 -12.8%
4880 Wamego 4,762 11.7%
4900 Goddard 4,724 122.9%
4923 Baldwin City 4,691 33.2%
4938 Maize 4,662 89.7%
5020 Louisburg 4,508 70.8%
5029 Edwardsville 4,494 7.1%
5054 Russell 4,463 -4.7%
5108 Goodland 4,386 -11.1%
5194 Osawatomie 4,266 -9.9%
5390 Clay Center 3,989 -12.5%
5402 Fairway 3,966 0.4%
5404 Rose Hill 3,965 13.9%
5424 Baxter Springs 3,944 -13.9%
5528 Scott City 3,803 -2.2%
5535 Hugoton 3,794 2.6%
5555 Larned 3,772 -10.5%
5576 Hesston 3,734 3.9%
5584 Beloit 3,726 -6.9%
5700 Mission Hills 3,576 -0.4%
5750 Lyons 3,511 -5.5%
5834 Frontenac 3,410 13.3%
5940 Lindsborg 3,288 -1.1%
5958 Marysville 3,268 -2.5%
5967 Garnett 3,262 -3.0%
5979 Holton 3,248 -2.9%
6108 Hiawatha 3,134 -9.2%
6168 Columbus 3,070 -9.4%
6233 Ellsworth 2,999 1.2%
6319 Kingman 2,906 -14.8%
6353 Galena 2,875 -12.2%
6397 Hillsboro 2,834 -1.1%
6407 Osage City 2,821 -6.2%
6460 Norton 2,768 -7.9%
6563 Girard 2,702 -3.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,317 4,569
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