Latest Data (2017)
Population 801
Nationwide Rank 11298

Quick Facts

Columbia, North Carolina is the 11,298th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Columbia, North Carolina is a town.

Columbia, North Carolina is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Columbia, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
11288 East Sparta, Ohio 803 -0.9%
11289 Emerson, Nebraska 803 -1.5%
11290 Forest Hill, Louisiana 803 75.7%
11291 Hills, Iowa 803 19.3%
11292 McLean, Illinois 803 -0.4%
11293 Minatare, Nebraska 803 -10.4%
11294 Morse, Louisiana 803 6.3%
11295 Aulander, North Carolina 802 -12.7%
11296 Escalante, Utah 802 -2.0%
11297 Truesdale, Missouri 802 101.0%
11298 Columbia, North Carolina 801 -9.5%
11299 Correctionville, Iowa 801 -5.9%
11300 Interlaken, New Jersey 801 -11.2%
11301 Lake Park, Minnesota 801 2.0%
11302 Mayfield, New York 801 0.2%
11303 Rutledge, Georgia 801 13.1%
11304 Dauphin, Pennsylvania 800 12.0%
11305 Gobles, Michigan 800 -1.7%
11306 La Jara, Colorado 800 -9.6%
11307 Pleasant Plains, Illinois 800 3.2%
11308 Richland, Michigan 800 33.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8501 Belhaven 1,580 -19.7%
8546 Dobson 1,556 6.2%
8563 East Spencer 1,550 -11.6%
8613 Jefferson 1,529 10.5%
8620 Snow Hill 1,526 -1.6%
8621 Weldon 1,526 -14.6%
8638 Kenly 1,519 -9.7%
8649 Stanfield 1,517 35.6%
8711 Atlantic Beach 1,494 -16.6%
8728 Pinebluff 1,487 28.9%
8751 Glen Alpine 1,478 32.9%
8815 Bryson City 1,455 2.9%
8864 Manteo 1,435 19.8%
8871 Pilot Mountain 1,433 11.6%
8897 Biltmore Forest 1,421 -1.4%
8934 Lake Waccamaw 1,408 -0.2%
8976 Claremont 1,398 31.3%
9051 Robersonville 1,374 -20.4%
9087 Walnut Cove 1,363 -6.9%
9105 Swepsonville 1,354 39.0%
9152 Princeton 1,333 20.9%
9155 Pine Knoll Shores 1,332 -12.0%
9165 Cedar Point 1,329 61.4%
9195 Beulaville 1,315 21.5%
9198 Rutherford College 1,314 0.4%
9222 Spring Hope 1,307 2.7%
9223 Youngsville 1,307 92.4%
9279 Elm City 1,292 -8.4%
9289 West Jefferson 1,290 10.1%
9319 Clyde 1,282 -4.3%
9347 Pinetops 1,273 -9.4%
9359 Fremont 1,267 -13.2%
9371 Blowing Rock 1,263 -10.8%
9374 Broadway 1,262 20.3%
9423 Stoneville 1,249 24.2%
9456 Bayboro 1,235 0.0%
9575 Robbins 1,201 0.3%
9585 Maggie Valley 1,199 30.8%
9655 Franklinville 1,175 -10.8%
9668 Roseboro 1,171 -7.5%
9682 Boonville 1,168 5.4%
9706 Mount Gilead 1,161 -17.0%
9748 Lake Lure 1,151 12.5%
9799 Lucama 1,137 29.7%
9821 Banner Elk 1,129 30.8%
10056 Norlina 1,063 -3.3%
10081 Stedman 1,056 52.8%
10107 Gaston 1,048 7.9%
10205 Rhodhiss 1,021 78.8%
10222 Alamance 1,015 200.2%
10233 Rowland 1,014 -11.3%
10272 Foxfire 1,005 116.1%
10340 Columbus 992 -2.2%
10379 Brunswick 981 172.5%
10386 Ellerbe 980 -6.1%
10388 Vanceboro 980 9.0%
10445 Faison 968 29.5%
10465 Cooleemee 965 6.3%
10492 Maysville 959 -4.1%
10533 Magnolia 949 1.7%
10555 Belwood 943 -3.4%
10556 Dortches 943 16.4%
10557 Garysburg 943 -24.1%
10581 Highlands 939 1.9%
10708 Old Fort 915 -4.8%
10757 Marshall 903 7.3%
10783 Fair Bluff 896 -24.0%
10866 Cleveland 875 8.1%
10922 Walnut Creek 865 0.9%
10946 Oriental 861 -2.2%
10974 Star 857 7.2%
10985 Rich Square 855 -21.7%
11036 Warrenton 845 -8.1%
11065 Kenansville 840 -26.8%
11103 Ellenboro 834 17.9%
11109 Dobbins Heights 833 -10.5%
11127 Taylortown 830 -2.8%
11132 Candor 828 -2.0%
11166 Middlesex 823 -2.0%
11295 Aulander 802 -12.7%
11298 Columbia 801 -9.5%
11331 Faith 796 10.8%
11361 Chocowinity 790 7.9%
11383 Wagram 787 -1.8%
11417 Stantonsburg 781 4.6%
11437 Northwest 778 14.5%
11453 Vass 774 0.2%
11460 Black Creek 772 7.8%
11497 White Lake 766 23.1%
11519 Clarkton 762 8.3%
11531 Montreat 760 20.4%
11550 Alliance 756 -3.5%
11591 Conway 749 2.3%
11597 Red Cross 749 -3.7%
11665 High Shoals 737 -3.6%
11668 Winton 737 -23.2%
11742 North Topsail Beach 726 -13.5%
11782 Woodland 720 -14.8%
11826 Whitakers 712 -10.7%
11897 Bogue 700 19.2%
11902 Grover 699 -1.1%
11914 Saluda 697 15.2%
11987 Newland 685 -2.6%
12037 Pikeville 677 -7.8%
12044 Misenheimer 676 8.3%
12072 Kingstown 672 -20.6%
12082 Sedalia 671 8.5%
12088 Peletier 670 22.7%
12158 McAdenville 660 6.9%
12199 Grantsboro 652 -13.6%
12212 Bolton 650 28.4%
12290 Greenevers 638 13.9%
12292 Holden Beach 638 -19.3%
12380 Catawba 623 -15.8%
12398 Whitsett 621 -5.9%
12403 Garland 619 -23.7%
12414 Patterson Springs 617 -0.1%
12450 Ocean Isle Beach 612 40.0%
12453 Richfield 612 18.6%
12460 New London 611 -6.4%
12479 Littleton 609 -11.8%
12525 Robbinsville 604 -19.1%
12532 Rosman 603 1.1%
12554 Winfall 601 7.5%
12582 Fallston 597 -1.8%
12636 Lawndale 589 -8.3%
12679 Ansonville 583 -8.3%
12708 East Bend 578 -12.4%
12718 Varnamtown 577 19.4%
12738 Hot Springs 574 -11.1%
12750 Wade 573 4.1%
12753 Harmony 572 5.5%
12756 Ossipee 572 25.4%
12813 Bailey 563 -16.0%
12822 Newton Grove 563 -7.0%
12826 Hoffman 562 -9.2%
12832 Roper 562 -8.0%
12855 Stem 560 108.9%
12884 Seaboard 555 -18.9%
12989 Calypso 540 18.9%
12999 Polkville 540 0.7%
13060 Arapahoe 531 21.7%
13182 Pink Hill 518 -7.8%
13221 Aurora 512 -12.4%
13265 Gibson 507 -11.3%
13286 Micro 505 10.9%
13343 Lewiston Woodville 499 -18.3%
13453 Lilesville 486 6.1%
13490 Simpson 483 3.8%
13580 East Arcadia 473 -9.7%
13630 Morven 468 -17.7%
13650 Jackson 466 -32.7%
13760 Jamesville 454 -9.3%
13831 Lattimore 447 6.6%
13839 Bakersville 445 25.3%
13853 Elk Park 444 -3.2%
13885 Bridgeton 441 17.6%
13920 Grimesland 438 -5.8%
13921 Macclesfield 438 -3.5%
13942 Fountain 436 -18.3%
13978 Hayesville 432 -5.6%
13980 Washington Park 432 -0.6%
13989 Sandyfield 431 26.0%
13990 Teachey 431 55.0%
14055 St. Helena 424 7.0%
14076 Caswell Beach 421 11.6%
14079 Minnesott Beach 421 12.5%
14081 Parkton 421 -1.6%
14084 Topsail Beach 420 -11.2%
14122 Salemburg 416 -7.1%
14156 Ruth 413 20.7%
14158 Stovall 413 9.8%
14166 Ronda 412 -10.6%
14231 Saratoga 406 7.4%
14247 Peachland 404 -28.6%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 801 11,298
2016 801 11,303
2015 832 11,104
2014 843 11,054
2013 850 11,015
2012 863 10,942
2011 868 10,920
2010 891 10,785
2009 799 11,208
2008 806 11,171
2007 814 11,121
2006 823 11,072
2005 817 11,084
2004 832 10,999
2003 858 10,877
2002 859 10,874
2001 863 10,856
2000 886 10,743
1990 907 10,226