Latest Data (2016)
Population 120,612
Nationwide Rank 230

Quick Facts

Columbia, Missouri is the 230th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Columbia, Missouri is a city.

Columbia, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 123,371 22.4%
221 Hartford, Connecticut 123,243 -0.7%
222 Victorville, California 122,265 89.4%
223 Abilene, Texas 122,225 5.4%
224 Norman, Oklahoma 122,180 26.1%
225 Vallejo, California 121,299 3.3%
226 Berkeley, California 121,240 17.6%
227 Round Rock, Texas 120,892 99.2%
228 Ann Arbor, Michigan 120,782 5.3%
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%
230 Columbia, Missouri 120,612 40.2%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 120,443 12.9%
232 Evansville, Indiana 119,477 -1.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 118,299 4.2%
234 Odessa, Texas 117,871 30.2%
235 Wilmington, North Carolina 117,525 30.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 117,453 14.8%
237 Independence, Missouri 117,030 3.0%
238 Provo, Utah 116,868 10.6%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,020 -2.7%
240 El Monte, California 115,807 -0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
152 Springfield 167,319 9.9%
230 Columbia 120,612 40.2%
237 Independence 117,030 3.0%
320 Lee's Summit 96,076 35.3%
383 O'Fallon 86,274 69.4%
449 St. Joseph 76,472 3.2%
507 St. Charles 69,293 14.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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