Latest Data (2018)
Population 995
Nationwide Rank 10326

Quick Facts

Columbus, North Carolina is the 10,326th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Columbus, North Carolina is a town.

Columbus, North Carolina is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Columbus, North Carolina's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
10316 Montezuma, Indiana 997 -15.2%
10317 Silverhill, Alabama 997 60.8%
10318 Trappe, Maryland 997 -18.3%
10319 Edwards, Mississippi 996 -26.0%
10320 Martin's Additions, Maryland 996 13.5%
10321 North Randall, Ohio 996 10.1%
10322 Wiggins, Colorado 996 16.3%
10323 Beach City, Ohio 995 -12.5%
10324 Bronte, Texas 995 -6.9%
10325 Chama, New Mexico 995 -17.3%
10326 Columbus, North Carolina 995 -1.9%
10327 Erick, Oklahoma 995 -1.7%
10328 Harmony, Minnesota 995 -7.9%
10329 Paradise, Utah 995 29.3%
10330 Payson, Illinois 995 -6.6%
10331 Rolling Hills, Kentucky 994 15.0%
10332 Belmont, Wisconsin 993 13.8%
10333 Lakeport, Texas 993 15.1%
10334 Manassa, Colorado 993 -4.7%
10335 Muldraugh, Kentucky 993 -23.9%
10336 Hawesville, Kentucky 992 1.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
7647 Pine Level 1,978 30.0%
7660 Badin 1,969 58.9%
7701 Mount Pleasant 1,952 34.6%
7721 Princeville 1,939 89.9%
7809 Oakboro 1,894 57.8%
7857 Scotland Neck 1,872 -20.4%
7902 Drexel 1,851 -3.7%
7935 Andrews 1,833 12.3%
8099 Hemby Bridge 1,761 24.3%
8107 Sparta 1,759 -3.2%
8169 Biscoe 1,728 2.5%
8184 Chadbourn 1,724 -18.5%
8266 Ramseur 1,690 3.4%
8297 Richlands 1,676 72.4%
8315 Denton 1,666 1.5%
8338 Murphy 1,654 5.9%
8350 Burnsville 1,647 1.6%
8355 Connelly Springs 1,645 -10.5%
8367 Bladenboro 1,640 -4.2%
8402 Rose Hill 1,623 21.8%
8434 Tryon 1,612 -8.6%
8446 Bethel 1,607 -8.6%
8507 Belhaven 1,580 -19.7%
8577 East Spencer 1,549 -11.7%
8582 Pinebluff 1,549 34.3%
8584 Dobson 1,548 5.6%
8586 Kenly 1,547 -8.0%
8598 Jefferson 1,541 11.4%
8624 Stanfield 1,531 36.9%
8642 Snow Hill 1,522 -1.9%
8688 Atlantic Beach 1,505 -16.0%
8733 Weldon 1,490 -16.6%
8750 Glen Alpine 1,482 33.2%
8834 Bryson City 1,450 2.6%
8863 Manteo 1,438 20.1%
8903 Pilot Mountain 1,422 10.7%
8958 Biltmore Forest 1,403 -2.7%
8960 Lake Waccamaw 1,403 -0.6%
8972 Claremont 1,401 31.6%
9048 Princeton 1,377 24.9%
9056 Swepsonville 1,374 41.0%
9080 Robersonville 1,363 -21.1%
9096 Walnut Cove 1,355 -7.5%
9137 Youngsville 1,340 97.3%
9156 Pine Knoll Shores 1,332 -12.0%
9210 West Jefferson 1,313 12.1%
9218 Rutherford College 1,310 0.1%
9228 Blowing Rock 1,307 -7.6%
9229 Spring Hope 1,307 2.7%
9235 Beulaville 1,305 20.6%
9238 Cedar Point 1,304 58.4%
9247 Clyde 1,301 -2.9%
9296 Elm City 1,288 -8.7%
9322 Broadway 1,281 22.1%
9371 Fremont 1,265 -13.3%
9408 Pinetops 1,254 -10.8%
9441 Stoneville 1,243 23.6%
9458 Bayboro 1,236 0.0%
9506 Maggie Valley 1,220 33.1%
9565 Robbins 1,204 0.5%
9649 Franklinville 1,179 -10.5%
9667 Roseboro 1,175 -7.2%
9730 Boonville 1,156 4.3%
9753 Lake Lure 1,152 12.6%
9769 Mount Gilead 1,148 -18.0%
9826 Lucama 1,131 29.1%
9957 Banner Elk 1,091 26.4%
10033 Stedman 1,068 54.5%
10070 Norlina 1,058 -3.8%
10168 Alamance 1,032 205.3%
10175 Gaston 1,030 6.0%
10202 Rhodhiss 1,023 79.1%
10224 Foxfire 1,017 118.7%
10270 Rowland 1,006 -12.0%
10326 Columbus 995 -1.9%
10378 Ellerbe 983 -5.8%
10428 Brunswick 971 169.7%
10437 Vanceboro 970 7.8%
10438 Highlands 969 5.2%
10444 Cooleemee 968 6.7%
10481 Maysville 962 -3.8%
10483 Dortches 961 18.6%
10484 Faison 961 28.6%
10522 Magnolia 953 2.1%
10545 Belwood 947 -3.0%
10620 Garysburg 932 -25.0%
10690 Old Fort 919 -4.4%
10743 Marshall 907 7.8%
10820 Fair Bluff 889 -24.5%
10850 Cleveland 881 8.8%
10937 Walnut Creek 862 0.5%
10964 Oriental 857 -2.7%
10980 Kenansville 855 -25.5%
11015 Rich Square 849 -22.2%
11019 Star 848 6.1%
11052 Warrenton 843 -8.3%
11073 Taylortown 839 -1.7%
11080 Dobbins Heights 837 -10.0%
11085 Montreat 836 32.4%
11118 Ellenboro 831 17.5%
11171 Middlesex 823 -2.0%
11197 Candor 818 -3.1%
11291 Faith 801 11.5%
11342 Chocowinity 793 8.3%
11361 Aulander 789 -14.1%
11390 Columbia 784 -11.5%
11400 Vass 783 1.4%
11416 White Lake 780 25.4%
11429 Stantonsburg 778 4.2%
11435 Wagram 777 -3.1%
11438 Northwest 776 14.2%
11484 Black Creek 766 6.9%
11536 Alliance 758 -3.3%
11571 Clarkton 753 7.1%
11575 Red Cross 753 -3.2%
11643 Conway 740 1.0%
11645 High Shoals 740 -3.2%
11655 North Topsail Beach 739 -12.0%
11710 Winton 729 -24.0%
11772 Peletier 719 31.6%
11817 Woodland 712 -15.8%
11847 Bogue 706 20.2%
11853 Whitakers 706 -11.5%
11879 Grover 701 -0.8%
11917 Misenheimer 695 11.3%
11936 Saluda 692 14.3%
11977 Newland 686 -2.5%
12023 Pikeville 678 -7.7%
12025 Sedalia 678 9.7%
12031 Kingstown 677 -20.0%
12108 McAdenville 666 7.9%
12208 Grantsboro 650 -13.9%
12210 Robbinsville 650 -12.9%
12236 Holden Beach 647 -18.2%
12258 Bolton 643 27.0%
12282 Greenevers 640 14.2%
12327 Ocean Isle Beach 631 44.3%
12346 Whitsett 628 -4.8%
12387 Garland 621 -23.5%
12397 Catawba 620 -16.2%
12417 Patterson Springs 618 0.0%
12418 Richfield 618 19.7%
12422 New London 617 -5.5%
12473 Rosman 609 2.1%
12536 Fallston 602 -0.9%
12558 Winfall 600 7.3%
12594 East Bend 595 -9.8%
12596 Littleton 595 -13.8%
12626 Lawndale 590 -8.2%
12650 Ansonville 587 -7.7%
12660 Ossipee 585 28.2%
12664 Varnamtown 585 21.1%
12679 Harmony 582 7.3%
12719 Hot Springs 576 -10.8%
12725 Wade 576 4.7%
12796 Hoffman 565 -8.7%
12798 Newton Grove 565 -6.7%
12800 Stem 565 110.8%
12829 Bailey 561 -16.3%
12895 Roper 555 -9.1%
12950 Seaboard 547 -20.1%
12970 Polkville 543 1.3%
13064 Calypso 531 16.9%
13073 Arapahoe 529 21.3%
13155 Micro 520 14.2%
13220 Aurora 512 -12.4%
13231 Pink Hill 511 -9.0%
13312 Gibson 502 -12.2%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 995 10,326
2017 992 10,340
2016 981 10,384
2015 994 10,321
2014 992 10,334
2013 997 10,314
2012 986 10,373
2011 988 10,376
2010 999 10,315
2009 1,051 10,007
2008 1,052 9,999
2007 1,051 9,991
2006 1,050 9,974
2005 1,050 9,976
2004 1,041 10,014
2003 1,031 10,050
2002 1,009 10,147
2001 1,012 10,134
2000 1,015 10,122
1990 829 10,637