Latest Data (2018)
Population 47,543
Nationwide Rank 821

Quick Facts

Columbus, Indiana is the 821st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Columbus, Indiana is a city.

Columbus, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Columbus had its largest population ever.

Columbus, Indiana is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Columbus, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
811 Niagara Falls, New York 48,144 -13.2%
812 Charlottesville, Virginia 48,117 19.9%
813 Littleton, Colorado 48,007 18.6%
814 East Lansing, Michigan 47,988 3.0%
815 Lincoln, California 47,978 308.5%
816 Covina, California 47,963 2.2%
817 Monroe, Louisiana 47,877 -9.6%
818 Ocoee, Florida 47,720 92.3%
819 Chesterfield, Missouri 47,644 1.6%
820 Roswell, New Mexico 47,635 5.4%
821 Columbus, Indiana 47,543 20.9%
822 East Providence, Rhode Island 47,476 -2.6%
823 San Luis Obispo, California 47,446 6.9%
824 Jeffersonville, Indiana 47,432 58.3%
825 Beavercreek, Ohio 47,391 23.4%
826 Roseville, Michigan 47,377 -1.4%
827 Minot, North Dakota 47,370 29.4%
828 Keller, Texas 47,350 69.2%
829 Burleson, Texas 47,282 115.2%
830 Mentor, Ohio 47,273 -6.0%
831 Glenview, Illinois 47,258 9.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
348 Carmel 93,510 74.5%
349 Fishers 93,362 139.1%
399 Bloomington 84,981 19.5%
467 Hammond 75,795 -8.4%
470 Gary 75,282 -26.5%
499 Lafayette 72,168 17.5%
527 Muncie 68,529 -3.2%
595 Noblesville 63,133 110.0%
619 Terre Haute 60,753 2.0%
643 Greenwood 58,778 60.0%
657 Kokomo 57,869 23.4%
697 Anderson 55,037 -7.6%
743 Elkhart 52,367 -0.4%
777 Mishawaka 49,931 6.2%
793 Lawrence 49,046 25.4%
808 West Lafayette 48,308 68.3%
821 Columbus 47,543 20.9%
824 Jeffersonville 47,432 58.3%
928 Westfield 41,528 168.5%
1051 Portage 36,806 9.5%
1058 New Albany 36,604 -3.2%
1100 Richmond 35,353 -9.5%
1111 Merrillville 34,750 13.7%
1121 Plainfield 34,386 67.5%
1147 Valparaiso 33,729 19.3%
1153 Goshen 33,566 12.4%
1231 Michigan City 31,118 -5.3%
1271 Crown Point 30,059 51.4%
1330 Schererville 28,501 14.1%
1345 Marion 28,047 -13.2%
1346 Hobart 28,040 10.0%
1351 East Chicago 27,930 -13.6%
1389 Zionsville 27,153 157.8%
1442 Brownsburg 26,397 74.9%
1496 Franklin 25,248 28.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 47,543 821
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