Latest Data (2017)
Population 194,058
Nationwide Rank 124

Quick Facts

Columbus, Georgia is the 124th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Columbus, Georgia is a city.

Columbus, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Columbus had its largest population ever.

Columbus, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Columbus, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
114 Huntington Beach, California 201,874 6.2%
115 Aurora, Illinois 200,965 39.0%
116 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,544 10.3%
117 Amarillo, Texas 199,826 14.8%
118 Montgomery, Alabama 199,518 -1.0%
119 Grand Rapids, Michigan 198,829 0.4%
120 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,606 8.3%
121 Akron, Ohio 197,846 -8.7%
122 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,166 1.0%
123 Huntsville, Alabama 194,585 21.5%
124 Columbus, Georgia 194,058 4.0%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 193,837 51.3%
126 Shreveport, Louisiana 192,036 -4.2%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 191,278 26.0%
128 Tallahassee, Florida 191,049 24.8%
129 Mobile, Alabama 190,265 -4.2%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 189,344 112.3%
131 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,347 6.2%
132 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,677 7.6%
133 Tempe, Arizona 185,038 16.4%
134 Cape Coral, Florida 183,365 77.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
122 Augusta-Richmond County 197,166 1.0%
124 Columbus 194,058 4.0%
172 Macon-Bibb County 152,663
180 Savannah 146,444 10.3%
220 Athens-Clarke County 125,691 24.7%
284 Sandy Springs 106,739 25.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 194,058 124
2016 197,485 119
2015 200,579 116
2014 200,887 111
2013 202,824 110
2012 198,413 116
2011 193,932 119
2010 189,885 122
2009 190,414 121
2008 186,646 123
2007 186,613 120
2006 191,528 117
2005 188,485 116
2004 186,691 116
2003 182,788 117
2002 185,894 115
2001 186,609 113
2000 186,505 110
1990 178,685 96
1980 169,441 88
1970 154,168 89
1860 9,621 97