What is the current population of Columbus?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Columbus is 3,052. Columbus, Kansas is the 6,189th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Columbus?

The peak population of Columbus was in 2000, when its population was 3,390. In 2000, Columbus was the 5,511th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,189th largest city in the US. Columbus is currently 10.0% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Columbus shrinking?

Columbus has shrunk 9.9% since the year 2000. Columbus, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 3,052 6,189
2018 3,070 6,168
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6179 Brightwaters, New York 3,059 -5.9%
6180 Kingwood, West Virginia 3,057 0.2%
6181 Bishop, Texas 3,056 -7.3%
6182 Brazoria, Texas 3,056 6.4%
6183 Corning, Arkansas 3,056 -16.7%
6184 Wilder, Kentucky 3,056 16.7%
6185 Leesburg, Georgia 3,055 28.3%
6186 Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 3,054 -0.9%
6187 Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania 3,054 17.3%
6188 Dadeville, Alabama 3,053 -4.7%
6189 Columbus, Kansas 3,052 -9.9%
6190 Abingdon, Illinois 3,051 -15.3%
6191 Montgomery, Minnesota 3,050 8.9%
6192 Loxley, Alabama 3,049 92.2%
6193 Algoma, Wisconsin 3,048 -8.9%
6194 Sheridan, Indiana 3,048 19.5%
6195 Wildwood Crest, New Jersey 3,048 -23.3%
6196 Sherwood, Wisconsin 3,047 93.2%
6197 Johnson Creek, Wisconsin 3,046 83.0%
6198 Wellton, Arizona 3,044 62.7%
6199 Benson, Minnesota 3,043 -10.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
4403 Paola 5,719 13.2%
4447 Ulysses 5,604 -5.9%
4454 Tonganoxie 5,583 99.6%
4555 Colby 5,370 -1.3%
4610 Iola 5,266 -16.4%
4754 Concordia 4,987 -12.3%
4785 Maize 4,934 100.8%
4868 Goddard 4,796 126.3%
4903 Wamego 4,732 11.0%
4922 Baldwin City 4,700 33.4%
4998 Louisburg 4,562 72.9%
5047 Edwardsville 4,495 7.2%
5089 Russell 4,423 -5.5%
5103 Goodland 4,406 -10.7%
5198 Osawatomie 4,284 -9.5%
5416 Clay Center 3,983 -12.7%
5427 Rose Hill 3,968 14.0%
5435 Fairway 3,960 0.2%
5440 Baxter Springs 3,948 -13.8%
5572 Scott City 3,748 -3.6%
5575 Hugoton 3,745 1.3%
5579 Hesston 3,742 4.1%
5625 Larned 3,671 -12.9%
5667 Beloit 3,625 -9.4%
5729 Mission Hills 3,547 -1.2%
5767 Lyons 3,504 -5.7%
5854 Frontenac 3,388 12.6%
5945 Lindsborg 3,290 -1.0%
5965 Marysville 3,269 -2.4%
6006 Garnett 3,235 -3.8%
6028 Holton 3,208 -4.1%
6131 Hiawatha 3,118 -9.7%
6189 Columbus 3,052 -9.9%
6277 Ellsworth 2,961 0.0%
6381 Galena 2,858 -12.8%
6395 Kingman 2,842 -16.6%
6423 Hillsboro 2,816 -1.8%
6432 Osage City 2,809 -6.6%
6538 Norton 2,722 -9.4%
6616 Girard 2,671 -5.0%
6636 St. Marys 2,658 20.2%
6712 Sabetha 2,583 -0.1%
6763 Clearwater 2,552 15.0%
6773 Burlington 2,543 -8.4%
6826 South Hutchinson 2,488 -1.8%
6863 Hoisington 2,470 -16.4%
6899 Phillipsburg 2,445 -9.3%
7036 Eureka 2,346 -19.2%
7143 Herington 2,268 -11.4%
7152 Neodesha 2,262 -20.3%
7208 Fredonia 2,225 -14.0%
7241 Sterling 2,209 -17.4%
7256 Cimarron 2,201 11.8%
7295 Cheney 2,167 19.5%
7346 Lakin 2,141 -7.3%
7354 Cherryvale 2,138 -10.5%
7385 Council Grove 2,121 -9.0%
7479 Oakley 2,075 -4.5%
7480 Seneca 2,075 -1.4%
7484 Holcomb 2,073 4.1%
7491 Anthony 2,070 -16.9%
7550 Halstead 2,041 8.9%
7601 Ellis 2,011 6.9%
7613 Kechi 2,005 39.2%
7678 Caney 1,968 -5.6%
7695 Ogden 1,958 9.2%
7721 Ellinwood 1,943 -9.7%
7797 Minneapolis 1,900 -7.5%
7849 Belleville 1,879 -15.5%
7865 Moundridge 1,869 12.0%
7949 Medicine Lodge 1,835 -15.9%
8012 Plainville 1,804 -10.1%
8048 Edgerton 1,784 22.7%
8057 Wellsville 1,781 10.2%
8067 Marion 1,775 -15.8%
8080 Humboldt 1,769 -11.5%
8091 WaKeeney 1,764 -9.5%
8096 North Newton 1,762 15.4%
8108 Elkhart 1,758 -21.7%
8224 Syracuse 1,706 -5.9%
8243 Oberlin 1,700 -14.3%
8277 Horton 1,685 -14.0%
8291 Oswego 1,680 -7.0%
8341 Douglass 1,658 -8.4%
8342 Sedgwick 1,658 6.4%
8384 Westwood 1,641 7.1%
8541 Smith Center 1,570 -18.3%
8564 Belle Plaine 1,556 -8.8%
8630 Grandview Plaza 1,528 31.6%

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