Latest Data (2018)
Population 23,853
Nationwide Rank 1586

Quick Facts

Columbus, Mississippi is the 1,586th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Columbus, Mississippi is a city.

Columbus, Mississippi is currently 14.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Columbus, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Columbus, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1576 Fort Dodge, Iowa 24,098 -8.3%
1577 Hialeah Gardens, Florida 24,043 24.4%
1578 Auburn Hills, Michigan 24,042 19.3%
1579 Ponca City, Oklahoma 24,033 -7.4%
1580 Moses Lake, Washington 24,009 55.4%
1581 Barstow, California 23,972 6.0%
1582 Calabasas, California 23,954 15.8%
1583 Kalispell, Montana 23,938 57.6%
1584 Freeport, Illinois 23,920 -9.3%
1585 Saginaw, Texas 23,871 87.9%
1586 Columbus, Mississippi 23,853 -7.8%
1587 Faribault, Minnesota 23,851 13.6%
1588 Camas, Washington 23,845 84.6%
1589 Newberg, Oregon 23,844 30.0%
1590 Cudahy, California 23,826 -2.0%
1591 Corsicana, Texas 23,825 -3.0%
1592 Muscatine, Iowa 23,817 4.9%
1593 North Platte, Nebraska 23,814 -0.4%
1594 Wadsworth, Ohio 23,781 27.8%
1595 Centerville, Ohio 23,772 3.1%
1596 Searcy, Arkansas 23,768 22.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
846 Biloxi 45,968 -9.3%
847 Hattiesburg 45,951 -0.3%
1016 Tupelo 38,206 11.4%
1019 Olive Branch 38,149 78.8%
1035 Meridian 37,325 -9.6%
1278 Greenville 29,898 -27.7%
1391 Horn Lake 27,127 34.5%
1434 Pearl 26,471 16.3%
1471 Madison 25,676 35.2%
1491 Starkville 25,309 15.0%
1503 Clinton 25,179 0.0%
1555 Oxford 24,528 79.3%
1569 Ridgeland 24,188 18.9%
1571 Brandon 24,156 36.4%
1586 Columbus 23,853 -7.8%
1683 Vicksburg 22,136 -15.9%
1716 Pascagoula 21,685 -17.1%
1950 Gautier 18,566 10.1%
1955 Laurel 18,478 1.1%
2009 Ocean Springs 17,809 3.1%
2150 Hernando 16,317 101.8%
2204 Long Beach 15,824 -8.3%
2255 Clarksdale 15,304 -25.6%
2283 Natchez 15,009 -18.3%
2334 Corinth 14,485 3.0%
2422 D'Iberville 13,831 74.8%
2428 Greenwood 13,790 -25.2%
2465 Bay St. Louis 13,515 18.3%
2484 Moss Point 13,378 -15.5%
2536 McComb 13,045 -2.1%
2618 Grenada 12,466 -15.9%
2661 Canton 12,232 -5.3%
2683 Brookhaven 12,089 -6.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 23,853 1,586
2017 24,041 1,570
2016 24,561 1,524
2015 23,168 1,591
2014 23,248 1,574
2013 23,518 1,550
2012 23,452 1,544
2011 23,547 1,522
2010 23,640 1,510
2009 23,818 1,478
2008 23,755 1,467
2007 23,929 1,428
2006 24,130 1,403
2005 24,222 1,385
2004 24,572 1,360
2003 24,888 1,325
2002 25,169 1,303
2001 25,427 1,272
2000 25,883 1,250
1990 28,042 995