Columbus County Population 2018

Columbus County's estimated population is 55,936 with a growth rate of -0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbus County is the 50th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201755,936-399-0.71%
201656,335-351-0.62%
201556,686-216-0.38%
201456,902-186-0.33%
201357,088-446-0.78%
201257,534-159-0.28%
201157,693-279-0.48%
201057,9728,38516.91%
199049,587-1,450-2.84%
198051,0374,1008.74%
197046,937-2,036-4.16%
196048,973-1,648-3.26%
195050,6214,95810.86%
194045,6637,94321.06%
193037,7207,59625.22%
192030,1242,1047.51%
191028,0206,74631.71%
190021,2743,41819.14%
189017,8563,41723.67%
188014,4395,96570.39%
18708,474-123-1.43%
18608,5972,68845.49%
18505,9091,96849.94%
18403,941-200-4.83%
18304,1412295.85%
18203,91289029.45%
18103,0220.00%

Columbus County Population Growth

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Columbus County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White36,07064.48%
Black or African American17,53631.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0013.58%
Two or More Races9791.75%
Asian2990.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.08%

Columbus County Population Pyramid

0k1k1k2k2k Male Population0k1k1k2k2k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990