Latest Data (2017)
Population 17,265
Nationwide Rank 2051

Quick Facts

West Columbia, South Carolina is the 2,051st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

West Columbia, South Carolina is a city.

West Columbia, South Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 West Columbia had its largest population ever.

West Columbia, South Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

West Columbia, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2041 New Philadelphia, Ohio 17,424 1.8%
2042 Martinsburg, West Virginia 17,404 17.3%
2043 Palos Hills, Illinois 17,358 -1.7%
2044 New Castle, Indiana 17,351 -10.0%
2045 North Canton, Ohio 17,290 3.3%
2046 Portland, Texas 17,287 15.8%
2047 Ada, Oklahoma 17,280 7.5%
2048 Alton, Texas 17,278 106.1%
2049 Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin 17,271 -2.1%
2050 Massapequa Park, New York 17,266 -1.3%
2051 West Columbia, South Carolina 17,265 29.1%
2052 St. John, Indiana 17,259 99.5%
2053 Shorewood, Illinois 17,249 112.8%
2054 Centralia, Washington 17,216 15.9%
2055 East Cleveland, Ohio 17,187 -36.7%
2056 Clive, Iowa 17,172 32.1%
2057 Hurricane, Utah 17,135 105.0%
2058 La Vista, Nebraska 17,116 44.9%
2059 South Ogden, Utah 17,101 19.3%
2060 Huntington, Indiana 17,084 -3.4%
2061 Kingsland, Georgia 17,077 57.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1167 Myrtle Beach 32,795 35.6%
1231 Greer 30,899 72.7%
1240 Aiken 30,721 17.4%
1373 Anderson 27,293 4.9%
1495 Mauldin 25,130 60.5%
1514 Hanahan 24,885 91.5%
1586 Conway 23,714 86.0%
1609 Greenwood 23,262 3.9%
1629 North Augusta 22,930 29.2%
1675 Simpsonville 22,072 48.7%
1724 Lexington 21,265 99.3%
1737 Bluffton 21,085 817.5%
1740 Easley 21,053 16.1%
2023 Fort Mill 17,557 118.5%
2051 West Columbia 17,265 29.1%
2100 Clemson 16,649 40.3%
2137 North Myrtle Beach 16,310 44.0%
2363 Cayce 14,086 15.2%
2422 Beaufort 13,729 7.9%
2530 Orangeburg 12,954 0.3%
2541 Port Royal 12,886 37.4%
2557 Gaffney 12,782 -1.3%
2646 Irmo 12,250 8.7%
2672 James Island 12,083
2873 Moncks Corner 10,933 76.5%
2982 Forest Acres 10,380 -0.4%
2996 Tega Cay 10,339 143.3%
3004 Newberry 10,302 -0.4%
3269 Lancaster 8,976 8.0%
3298 Laurens 8,887 -8.4%
3304 Georgetown 8,860 -1.7%
3363 Fountain Inn 8,688 39.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 17,265 2,051
2016 16,282 2,130
2015 16,060 2,137
2014 15,920 2,143
2013 15,824 2,148
2012 15,631 2,146
2011 15,450 2,156
2010 14,988 2,190
2009 14,061 2,267
2008 13,883 2,276
2007 13,826 2,267
2006 13,644 2,269
2005 13,427 2,269
2004 13,196 2,293
2003 13,180 2,273
2002 13,204 2,246
2001 13,295 2,217
2000 13,366 2,187
1990 12,651 2,028