Latest Data (2017)
Population 47,143
Nationwide Rank 824

Quick Facts

Columbus, Indiana is the 824th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Columbus, Indiana is a city.

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

Columbus, Indiana is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Columbus, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
814 Dublin, Ohio 47,619 50.3%
815 East Providence, Rhode Island 47,600 -2.4%
816 Chesterfield, Missouri 47,588 1.5%
817 San Luis Obispo, California 47,541 7.1%
818 Newark, California 47,531 11.4%
819 Roseville, Michigan 47,501 -1.1%
820 Jeffersonville, Indiana 47,383 58.2%
821 Alexandria, Louisiana 47,334 1.7%
822 Keller, Texas 47,266 68.9%
823 Euclid, Ohio 47,201 -10.2%
824 Columbus, Indiana 47,143 19.9%
825 Mentor, Ohio 47,121 -6.3%
826 Huntington, West Virginia 47,079 -9.0%
827 Salina, Kansas 46,994 2.6%
828 Beaumont, California 46,967 311.3%
829 Beavercreek, Ohio 46,948 22.2%
830 Elmhurst, Illinois 46,662 8.3%
831 Bozeman, Montana 46,596 65.9%
832 Little Elm, Texas 46,548 931.1%
833 Middletown, Connecticut 46,478 1.7%
834 Ocoee, Florida 46,402 87.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
348 Carmel 92,198 72.1%
354 Fishers 91,832 135.2%
393 Bloomington 85,071 19.7%
455 Hammond 76,618 -7.4%
459 Gary 76,008 -25.8%
491 Lafayette 72,390 17.8%
522 Muncie 68,625 -3.1%
602 Noblesville 61,882 105.8%
616 Terre Haute 60,774 2.1%
652 Kokomo 57,836 23.3%
657 Greenwood 57,375 56.1%
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%
783 Mishawaka 49,177 4.6%
794 Lawrence 48,704 24.5%
820 Jeffersonville 47,383 58.2%
824 Columbus 47,143 19.9%
837 West Lafayette 46,269 61.2%
970 Westfield 39,493 155.4%
1049 Portage 36,672 9.1%
1054 New Albany 36,461 -3.6%
1085 Richmond 35,455 -9.3%
1102 Merrillville 34,871 14.1%
1146 Valparaiso 33,376 18.1%
1153 Goshen 33,220 11.2%
1163 Plainfield 32,865 60.0%
1226 Michigan City 31,056 -5.5%
1278 Crown Point 29,625 49.2%
1320 Schererville 28,633 14.6%
1335 Marion 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart 28,255 10.8%
1338 East Chicago 28,215 -12.7%
1402 Zionsville 26,710 153.6%
1445 Brownsburg 25,911 71.7%
1498 Franklin 25,089 27.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 47,143 824
2016 46,850 820
2015 46,690 815
2014 46,124 815
2013 45,775 813
2012 45,429 811
2011 44,664 815
2010 44,061 814
2009 40,308 874
2008 40,106 869
2007 39,810 867
2006 39,593 862
2005 39,331 852
2004 39,139 848
2003 39,015 851
2002 38,945 849
2001 39,277 832
2000 39,315 816
1990 34,250 802