Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,096
Nationwide Rank 6129

Quick Facts

Columbus, Kansas is the 6,129th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Columbus, Kansas is a city.

Columbus, Kansas is currently 8.7% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Columbus, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6119 Greenwood Lake, New York 3,106 -9.0%
6120 Hogansville, Georgia 3,105 12.1%
6121 Barbourville, Kentucky 3,104 -13.4%
6122 Chattahoochee, Florida 3,104 -5.4%
6123 Wallburg, North Carolina 3,104 8.0%
6124 Mansfield, Pennsylvania 3,102 -9.1%
6125 Olney, Texas 3,102 -8.3%
6126 Brazoria, Texas 3,099 7.9%
6127 Jones, Oklahoma 3,098 22.9%
6128 Licking, Missouri 3,098 110.0%
6129 Columbus, Kansas 3,096 -8.6%
6130 Kingstree, South Carolina 3,096 -14.0%
6131 Orchard City, Colorado 3,096 7.0%
6132 Elma, Washington 3,092 -0.6%
6133 Atoka, Oklahoma 3,091 3.7%
6134 Benson, Minnesota 3,091 -8.7%
6135 Annetta, Texas 3,090 177.3%
6136 Emmitsburg, Maryland 3,090 37.6%
6137 Pine City, Minnesota 3,090 0.1%
6138 Carrollton, Ohio 3,089 -3.2%
6139 Doylestown, Ohio 3,086 9.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4212 De Soto 6,107 32.7%
4254 Basehor 6,015 156.9%
4303 Ulysses 5,912 -0.7%
4432 Paola 5,580 10.4%
4494 Tonganoxie 5,444 94.7%
4532 Colby 5,361 -1.5%
4535 Iola 5,354 -15.0%
4666 Concordia 5,099 -10.3%
4867 Goddard 4,746 123.9%
4897 Wamego 4,703 10.3%
4930 Baldwin City 4,644 31.8%
4976 Maize 4,557 85.4%
5012 Edwardsville 4,498 7.2%
5022 Louisburg 4,487 70.0%
5037 Russell 4,463 -4.7%
5074 Goodland 4,411 -10.6%
5156 Osawatomie 4,298 -9.2%
5385 Clay Center 3,980 -12.7%
5386 Rose Hill 3,980 14.3%
5402 Baxter Springs 3,958 -13.6%
5403 Fairway 3,957 0.1%
5475 Larned 3,855 -8.6%
5478 Scott City 3,851 -1.0%
5493 Hugoton 3,831 3.6%
5532 Hesston 3,782 5.2%
5580 Beloit 3,710 -7.3%
5690 Mission Hills 3,573 -0.5%
5698 Lyons 3,565 -4.1%
5814 Frontenac 3,413 13.4%
5952 Marysville 3,271 -2.4%
5954 Lindsborg 3,268 -1.7%
5958 Holton 3,266 -2.4%
5972 Garnett 3,253 -3.2%
6068 Hiawatha 3,147 -8.8%
6129 Columbus 3,096 -8.6%
6183 Ellsworth 3,054 3.0%
6293 Kingman 2,929 -14.1%
6327 Galena 2,900 -11.5%
6371 Hillsboro 2,850 -0.6%
6424 Osage City 2,796 -7.0%
6451 Norton 2,775 -7.7%
6545 Girard 2,706 -3.7%
6625 St. Marys 2,645 19.6%
6710 Sabetha 2,569 -0.6%
6719 Hoisington 2,559 -13.4%
6729 Burlington 2,553 -8.1%
6766 Clearwater 2,524 13.7%
6777 Phillipsburg 2,512 -6.8%
6784 South Hutchinson 2,507 -1.1%
6927 Eureka 2,401 -17.4%
7024 Herington 2,332 -8.9%
7053 Neodesha 2,315 -18.4%
7136 Fredonia 2,270 -12.2%
7193 Sterling 2,230 -16.6%
7225 Lakin 2,205 -4.5%
7244 Cimarron 2,190 11.2%
7260 Cherryvale 2,180 -8.7%
7277 Cheney 2,170 19.6%
7336 Anthony 2,132 -14.4%
7373 Holcomb 2,112 6.0%
7410 Oakley 2,096 -3.5%
7490 Halstead 2,054 9.6%
7499 Council Grove 2,051 -12.0%
7524 Seneca 2,039 -3.1%
7547 Caney 2,026 -2.8%
7581 Ellinwood 2,009 -6.7%
7584 Kechi 2,007 39.3%
7627 Ogden 1,985 10.7%
7631 Ellis 1,982 5.3%
7673 Minneapolis 1,960 -4.6%
7788 Medicine Lodge 1,901 -12.8%
7798 Belleville 1,895 -14.7%
7848 Moundridge 1,874 12.3%
7856 Elkhart 1,869 -16.7%
7917 Plainville 1,840 -8.3%
7985 Wellsville 1,809 12.0%
7998 Humboldt 1,802 -9.8%
8001 Marion 1,801 -14.6%
8021 WaKeeney 1,792 -8.1%
8062 North Newton 1,773 16.1%
8066 Edgerton 1,771 21.8%
8078 Syracuse 1,769 -2.4%
8153 Oberlin 1,736 -12.5%
8195 Oswego 1,719 -4.9%
8245 Horton 1,696 -13.5%
8282 Douglass 1,681 -7.2%
8311 Sedgwick 1,665 6.9%
8333 Westwood 1,655 8.0%
8346 Grandview Plaza 1,645 41.6%
8404 Meade 1,624 -3.6%
8432 Smith Center 1,610 -16.3%
8498 Belle Plaine 1,581 -7.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 3,096 6,129
2016 3,104 6,111
2015 3,146 6,057
2014 3,186 5,996
2013 3,223 5,950
2012 3,250 5,918
2011 3,281 5,882
2010 3,312 5,831
2009 3,177 5,883
2008 3,194 5,847
2007 3,228 5,803
2006 3,233 5,761
2005 3,231 5,739
2004 3,293 5,659
2003 3,301 5,641
2002 3,315 5,618
2001 3,347 5,566
2000 3,390 5,511
1990 3,385 5,140