Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,941
Nationwide Rank 4289

Quick Facts

Columbia, Mississippi is the 4,289th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Columbia, Mississippi is a city.

Columbia, Mississippi is currently 17.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Columbia, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Columbia, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4279 Margate City, New Jersey 5,959 -27.3%
4280 Geneva, Ohio 5,955 -9.6%
4281 Countryside, Illinois 5,954 -1.8%
4282 Luling, Texas 5,954 16.7%
4283 Progreso, Texas 5,953 22.3%
4284 Jamesburg, New Jersey 5,951 -1.8%
4285 Steelton, Pennsylvania 5,949 1.7%
4286 Old Tappan, New Jersey 5,946 8.0%
4287 Yoakum, Texas 5,944 4.0%
4288 Oelwein, Iowa 5,942 -11.0%
4289 Columbia, Mississippi 5,941 -10.1%
4290 Roanoke, Alabama 5,933 -9.6%
4291 International Falls, Minnesota 5,930 -11.1%
4292 Union, Kentucky 5,930 102.8%
4293 Darlington, South Carolina 5,928 -12.7%
4294 Port Clinton, Ohio 5,928 -7.1%
4295 Elburn, Illinois 5,926 109.1%
4296 Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 5,926 10.3%
4297 Taylor, Pennsylvania 5,926 -8.2%
4298 Lake Mills, Wisconsin 5,923 21.6%
4299 Morris Plains, New Jersey 5,912 5.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2762 Byram 11,655
2789 Cleveland 11,501 -16.4%
2872 Picayune 11,008 4.4%
2903 Yazoo City 10,825 -10.9%
2931 Petal 10,674 8.2%
2961 West Point 10,520 -13.2%
3225 Indianola 9,252 -22.9%
3230 Flowood 9,219 65.5%
3349 New Albany 8,761 13.8%
3352 Booneville 8,740 1.2%
3581 Diamondhead 8,044
3591 Senatobia 8,010 14.1%
3710 Holly Springs 7,652 -3.9%
3835 Batesville 7,257 -2.7%
3859 Richland 7,187 15.0%
3861 Philadelphia 7,172 -2.8%
3959 Amory 6,871 -9.4%
3964 Kosciusko 6,837 -7.1%
4160 Waveland 6,322 -20.6%
4193 Louisville 6,227 -11.0%
4220 Pontotoc 6,144 13.9%
4245 Pass Christian 6,075 -7.7%
4289 Columbia 5,941 -10.1%
4434 Forest 5,608 -6.1%
4593 Aberdeen 5,265 -17.8%
4595 Ripley 5,264 -4.0%
4721 Saltillo 5,019 47.8%
4781 Ellisville 4,914 18.1%
4820 Waynesboro 4,872 -15.4%
4844 Crystal Springs 4,838 -17.5%
4852 Carthage 4,816 4.0%
4971 Wiggins 4,595 18.8%
5058 Florence 4,460 75.1%
5235 Magee 4,210 0.3%
5272 Winona 4,146 -23.5%
5358 Fulton 4,033 3.4%
5479 Leland 3,863 -29.5%
5495 Hazlehurst 3,838 -12.6%
5650 Morton 3,630 4.1%
5793 Houston 3,459 -14.8%
5822 Tutwiler 3,433 152.9%
5887 Water Valley 3,339 -9.8%
5937 Baldwyn 3,293 -0.9%
5991 Verona 3,235 -3.1%
6008 Newton 3,223 -12.7%
6109 Lucedale 3,134 26.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,941 4,289
2017 6,037 4,247
2016 6,143 4,190
2015 6,229 4,143
2014 6,319 4,100
2013 6,406 4,050
2012 6,466 4,008
2011 6,496 3,982
2010 6,582 3,937
2009 6,520 3,904
2008 6,524 3,888
2007 6,509 3,872
2006 6,497 3,856
2005 6,377 3,883
2004 6,395 3,847
2003 6,412 3,834
2002 6,405 3,817
2001 6,444 3,790
2000 6,610 3,694
1990 7,159 3,191