Latest Data (2016)
Population 46,850
Nationwide Rank 820

Quick Facts

Columbus, Indiana is the 820th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Columbus, Indiana is a city.

Columbus, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
810 Apex, North Carolina 47,349 122.9%
811 East Providence, Rhode Island 47,337 -2.9%
812 Salina, Kansas 47,336 3.3%
813 Draper, Utah 47,328 85.4%
814 Jeffersonville, Indiana 47,124 57.3%
815 Bentonville, Arkansas 47,093 131.8%
816 Lincoln, California 47,030 300.4%
817 Hattiesburg, Mississippi 46,926 1.7%
818 Charlottesville, Virginia 46,912 16.9%
819 Maricopa, Arizona 46,903 2583.2%
820 Columbus, Indiana 46,850 19.1%
821 Mentor, Ohio 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield, Ohio 46,678 -9.7%
823 Keller, Texas 46,646 66.6%
824 Middletown, Connecticut 46,544 1.8%
825 Elmhurst, Illinois 46,387 7.6%
826 Beavercreek, Ohio 46,376 20.7%
827 Everett, Massachusetts 46,340 21.0%
828 Littleton, Colorado 46,333 14.5%
829 Titusville, Florida 46,019 12.2%
830 Biloxi, Mississippi 45,975 -9.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
353 Carmel 91,065 70.0%
355 Fishers 90,127 130.8%
391 Bloomington 84,465 18.8%
444 Hammond 77,134 -6.8%
451 Gary 76,424 -25.4%
490 Lafayette 71,782 16.8%
510 Muncie 69,010 -2.5%
604 Terre Haute 60,852 2.2%
614 Noblesville 60,183 100.2%
650 Kokomo 57,799 23.2%
664 Greenwood 56,545 53.9%
680 Anderson 55,130 -7.5%
730 Elkhart 52,221 -0.7%
784 Mishawaka 48,679 3.5%
797 Lawrence 47,866 22.4%
814 Jeffersonville 47,124 57.3%
820 Columbus 46,850 19.1%
831 West Lafayette 45,872 59.8%
1028 Westfield 37,221 140.7%
1041 New Albany 36,670 -3.0%
1045 Portage 36,505 8.6%
1073 Richmond 35,664 -8.7%
1088 Merrillville 34,994 14.5%
1150 Valparaiso 33,104 17.1%
1155 Goshen 33,034 10.6%
1204 Plainfield 31,409 53.0%
1214 Michigan City 31,157 -5.2%
1284 Crown Point 29,176 47.0%
1306 Schererville 28,701 14.9%
1310 Marion 28,592 -11.5%
1320 East Chicago 28,418 -12.1%
1328 Hobart 28,248 10.8%
1394 Zionsville 26,784 154.3%
1466 Brownsburg 25,408 68.4%
1503 Franklin 24,867 26.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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