Latest Data (2015)
Population 133,803
Nationwide Rank 195

Quick Facts

Columbia, South Carolina is the 195th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Columbia, South Carolina is a city.

Columbia, South Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Columbia had its largest population ever.

Columbia, South Carolina's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Columbia, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
189 Bellevue, Washington 24.3%
190 Miramar, Florida 83.9%
191 Hampton, Virginia -6.8%
192 West Valley City, Utah 24.6%
193 Warren, Michigan -1.9%
194 Olathe, Kansas 43.0%
195 Columbia, South Carolina 12.0%
196 Thornton, Colorado 60.2%
197 Carrollton, Texas 20.7%
198 Midland, Texas 39.9%
199 Charleston, South Carolina 33.9%
200 Waco, Texas 15.4%
201 Sterling Heights, Michigan 5.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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