Latest Data (2017)
Population 133,114
Nationwide Rank 204

Quick Facts

Columbia, South Carolina is the 204th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Columbia, South Carolina is a city.

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

Columbia, South Carolina's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Columbia, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
194 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 136,372 92.4%
195 Denton, Texas 136,268 62.9%
196 West Valley City, Utah 136,170 24.6%
197 Midland, Texas 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%
200 Warren, Michigan 135,022 -2.2%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 134,875 36.2%
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%
204 Columbia, South Carolina 133,114 11.5%
205 Coral Springs, Florida 133,037 11.1%
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
201 Charleston 134,875 36.2%
204 Columbia 133,114 11.5%
266 North Charleston 110,861 35.7%
383 Mount Pleasant 86,668 77.3%
485 Rock Hill 73,068 43.9%
529 Greenville 68,219 20.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 133,114 204
2016 134,309 199
2015 133,803 195
2014 132,067 195
2013 133,358 192
2012 131,686 190
2011 130,799 190
2010 129,272 191
2009 129,333 187
2008 127,849 187
2007 125,963 187
2006 123,511 191
2005 123,856 189
2004 126,529 185
2003 123,257 185
2002 121,400 190
2001 122,073 186
2000 119,370 186
1990 114,462 161
1840 4,340 95