What is the current population of Columbus?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Columbus is 1,617. Columbus, New Mexico is the 8,431st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Columbus?

The peak population of Columbus was in 2000, when its population was 1,755. In 2000, Columbus was the 7,905th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,431st largest city in the US. Columbus is currently 7.9% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Columbus shrinking?

Columbus has shrunk 7.8% since the year 2000. Columbus, New Mexico's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,617 8,431
2018 1,629 8,383
2017 1,609 8,434
2016 1,623 8,395
2015 1,625 8,383
2014 1,634 8,356
2013 1,628 8,370
2012 1,662 8,284
2011 1,670 8,277
2010 1,664 8,277
2009 1,813 7,868
2008 1,823 7,827
2007 1,807 7,844
2006 1,808 7,823
2005 1,803 7,834
2004 1,786 7,859
2003 1,778 7,879
2002 1,761 7,897
2001 1,743 7,928
2000 1,755 7,905
1990 669 11,654

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8421 Mitchell, Nebraska 1,623 -11.3%
8422 Ridgely, Tennessee 1,623 -7.3%
8423 Chatham, New York 1,622 -7.5%
8424 Ainsworth, Nebraska 1,620 -12.8%
8425 Wellington, Utah 1,620 -2.5%
8426 Mount Ayr, Iowa 1,619 -13.9%
8427 Pinebluff, North Carolina 1,619 40.4%
8428 South Charleston, Ohio 1,619 -12.4%
8429 Chesilhurst, New Jersey 1,618 6.5%
8430 Rose Hill, North Carolina 1,618 21.4%
8431 Columbus, New Mexico 1,617 -7.8%
8432 Kensett, Arkansas 1,617 -10.0%
8433 Quincy, Michigan 1,617 -4.8%
8434 Remsen, Iowa 1,617 -8.1%
8435 Delavan, Illinois 1,616 -11.5%
8436 Elk Rapids, Michigan 1,615 -5.2%
8437 Lakefield, Minnesota 1,615 -6.1%
8438 Saratoga, Wyoming 1,615 -6.1%
8439 Tryon, North Carolina 1,615 -8.4%
8440 Gordo, Alabama 1,614 -3.3%
8441 Wolcott, New York 1,614 -5.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Mexico

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6204 Eunice 3,038 17.9%
6233 Tularosa 3,006 0.5%
6596 Clayton 2,681 6.5%
6662 Santa Rosa 2,636 -4.3%
6724 Ruidoso Downs 2,574 -2.8%
6963 Lordsburg 2,398 -26.8%
7381 Bayard 2,123 -15.9%
7392 Jal 2,117 5.5%
7888 Moriarty 1,860 -0.3%
7967 Mesilla 1,828 -26.6%
8100 Santa Clara 1,761 -9.1%
8113 Questa 1,755 -6.0%
8357 Hatch 1,650 0.8%
8431 Columbus 1,617 -7.8%
8539 Estancia 1,571 -0.8%
8894 Capitan 1,431 -1.7%
9012 Loving 1,393 4.0%
9194 Pecos 1,320 -8.3%
9219 Elephant Butte 1,310 -6.5%
9450 Dexter 1,243 0.0%
9521 Hagerman 1,220 4.5%
9669 Hurley 1,176 -19.3%
10033 Angel Fire 1,070 1.1%
10047 Texico 1,067 0.4%
10334 Chama 992 -17.6%
10394 Logan 979 -10.7%
10600 Carrizozo 935 -9.6%
10747 Springer 906 -29.4%
10786 Fort Sumner 897 -27.1%
10855 Cimarron 881 -4.0%
10869 Magdalena 878 -3.5%
10893 Mountainair 873 -21.9%
11139 Tatum 829 17.4%

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