Latest Data (2017)
Population 121,717
Nationwide Rank 229

Quick Facts

Columbia, Missouri is the 229th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Columbia, Missouri is a city.

Columbia, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Columbia had its largest population ever.

Columbia, Missouri is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 81% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Columbia, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo, California 122,105 4.0%
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,283 13.7%
232 Pearland, Texas 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 119,114 4.9%
234 Wilmington, North Carolina 119,045 32.6%
235 Evansville, Indiana 118,930 -1.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 118,807 16.1%
237 Provo, Utah 117,335 11.0%
238 Independence, Missouri 117,306 3.2%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,986 -1.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
155 Springfield 167,376 9.9%
229 Columbia 121,717 41.5%
238 Independence 117,306 3.2%
318 Lee's Summit 97,290 37.0%
378 O'Fallon 87,597 72.0%
457 St. Joseph 76,442 3.1%
511 St. Charles 70,329 15.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 121,717 229
2016 120,612 230
2015 119,108 229
2014 116,906 232
2013 115,276 235
2012 113,225 236
2011 111,123 237
2010 108,500 240
2009 102,324 265
2008 100,976 265
2007 99,405 266
2006 97,202 273
2005 94,211 280
2004 91,712 291
2003 89,913 294
2002 88,328 297
2001 87,145 300
2000 85,986 298
1990 69,831 334