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Kentucky Cities by Population

Below are the 539 Kentucky cities sorted by population from 1 to 496 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank City Population
2 Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance) 386,884
3 Lexington-Fayette 322,570
4 Bowling Green 72,294
5 Owensboro 60,183
6 Covington 40,961
7 Georgetown 37,086
8 Richmond 34,585
9 Florence 31,946
10 Elizabethtown 31,394
11 Hopkinsville 31,180
12 Nicholasville 31,093
13 Independence 28,676
14 Frankfort 28,602
15 Jeffersontown 28,474
16 Henderson 27,981
17 Paducah 27,137
18 Radcliff 23,042
19 Ashland 21,625
20 Erlanger 19,611
21 Madisonville 19,542
22 Winchester 19,134
23 Mount Washington 18,090
24 St. Matthews 17,534
25 Fort Thomas 17,438
26 Burlington 17,318
27 Murray 17,307
28 Shelbyville 17,282
29 Danville 17,234
30 Shively 15,636
31 Berea 15,539
32 Glasgow 15,014
33 Shepherdsville 14,201
34 Newport 14,150
35 Bardstown 13,567
36 Fort Campbell North 12,825
37 Somerset 11,924
38 Lawrenceburg 11,728
39 Campbellsville 11,426
40 Lyndon 11,008
41 Versailles 10,347
42 Alexandria 10,341
43 Franklin 10,176
44 Paris 10,171
45 La Grange 10,067
46 Mayfield 10,017
47 Francisville 9,952
48 Middletown 9,706
49 Middlesborough 9,405
50 Oakbrook 9,268
51 Elsmere 9,159
52 Harrodsburg 9,064
53 Maysville 8,873
54 Fort Mitchell 8,702
55 Hillview 8,622
56 Edgewood 8,435
57 Oak Grove 7,931
58 Corbin 7,856
59 Pikeville 7,754
60 Fort Knox 7,742
61 London 7,572
62 Mount Sterling 7,558
63 Union 7,416
64 Flatwoods 7,325
65 Villa Hills 7,310
66 Russellville 7,164
67 Morehead 7,151
68 Taylor Mill 6,873
69 Highland Heights 6,662
70 Vine Grove 6,559
71 Leitchfield 6,404
72 Cynthiana 6,333
73 Lebanon 6,274
74 Princeton 6,270
75 Cold Spring 6,216
76 Hebron 6,195
77 Crestwood 6,183
78 Wilmore 5,999
79 Fort Wright 5,851
80 Central City 5,819
81 Buckner 5,785
82 Monticello 5,753
83 Dayton 5,666
84 Bellevue 5,548
85 Walton 5,460
86 Douglass Hills 5,456
87 Williamsburg 5,326
88 Hazard 5,263
89 Columbia 4,845
90 Hendron 4,774
91 Benton 4,756
92 Hurstbourne 4,683
93 Massac 4,635
94 Prospect 4,592
95 Reidland 4,526
96 Greenville 4,492
97 Westwood 4,387
98 Ludlow 4,385
99 Farley 4,374
100 Crescent Springs 4,319
101 Paintsville 4,312
102 Scottsville 4,299
103 Crittenden 4,023
104 Lancaster 3,899
105 Williamstown 3,894
106 Carrollton 3,890
107 Grayson 3,834
108 Russell 3,744
109 Prestonsburg 3,681
110 Southgate 3,648
111 Stanford 3,640
112 Beaver Dam 3,531
113 Morganfield 3,256
114 Stanton 3,251
115 Crestview Hills 3,246
116 Hodgenville 3,235
117 Barbourville 3,222
118 West Liberty 3,215
119 Wilder 3,176
120 Park Hills 3,162
121 Rineyville 3,039
122 Claryville 2,992
123 Simpsonville 2,990
124 Flemingsburg 2,953
125 Marion 2,916
126 Brandenburg 2,894
127 Providence 2,892
128 Indian Hills 2,860
129 Graymoor-Devondale 2,853
130 Springfield 2,846
131 Lakeside Park 2,841
132 Russell Springs 2,715
133 Eminence 2,705
134 Louisa 2,679
135 Pioneer Village 2,671
136 Hartford 2,668
137 Cadiz 2,540
138 Calvert City 2,514
139 Morgantown 2,505
140 Anchorage 2,500
141 Brooks 2,469
142 Mount Vernon 2,453
143 Dawson Springs 2,452
144 Windy Hills 2,427
145 Hardinsburg 2,385
146 Eddyville 2,375
147 Hickman 2,365
148 Irvine 2,360
149 Fulton 2,357
150 Cave City 2,356
151 Raceland 2,343
152 Tompkinsville 2,309
153 Doe Valley 2,270
154 Junction City 2,268
155 Jackson 2,237
156 Falmouth 2,216
157 Horse Cave 2,212
158 Greensburg 2,179
159 Beattyville 2,176
160 Masonville 2,129
161 Dry Ridge 2,102
162 Carlisle 2,093
163 Elkton 2,056
164 Liberty 2,028
165 Elk Creek 1,986
166 Hurstbourne Acres 1,957
167 Cumberland 1,947
168 Jenkins 1,902
169 Jamestown 1,867
170 Ledbetter 1,836
171 Catlettsburg 1,780
172 Harlan 1,776
173 Whitesburg 1,773
174 Lewisport 1,767
175 Warsaw 1,761
176 Albany 1,760
177 Lebanon Junction 1,746
178 Sturgis 1,735
179 North Corbin 1,727
180 Midway 1,718
181 Jeffersonville 1,708
182 Munfordville 1,686
183 Owenton 1,682
184 Pineville 1,678
185 Edmonton 1,671
186 Coal Run Village 1,669
187 Owingsville 1,593
188 Salyersville 1,591
189 Auburn 1,589
190 Pewee Valley 1,588
191 Olive Hill 1,580
192 Sebree 1,574
193 Worthington Hills 1,563
194 Verona 1,545
195 Orchard Grass Hills 1,536
196 Manchester 1,512
197 Worthington 1,501
198 St. Regis Park 1,438
199 Audubon Park 1,433
200 Vanceburg 1,428
201 Burkesville 1,388
202 Pine Knot 1,380
203 West Buechel 1,370
204 Stearns 1,365
205 Guthrie 1,330
206 Coldstream 1,295
207 Breckinridge Center 1,282
208 Beechwood Village 1,280
209 Earlington 1,257
210 Taylorsville 1,256
211 Irvington 1,231
212 Livermore 1,230
213 Plano 1,223
214 Clinton 1,222
215 Barbourmeade 1,216
216 Heritage Creek 1,209
217 Clay City 1,193
218 Silver Grove 1,154
219 Cloverport 1,119
220 Brodhead 1,117
221 Annville 1,102
222 Augusta 1,096
223 Greenup 1,095
224 South Shore 1,066
225 Muldraugh 1,040
226 Elkhorn City 1,035
227 Clay 1,031
228 Hawesville 1,023
229 Camargo 1,020
230 Hebron Estates 1,014
231 Watterson Park 1,004
232 Northfield 991
233 Wurtland 983
234 Burgin 979
235 Nortonville 977
236 Whitley City 968
237 Bloomfield 961
238 West Point 952
239 Woodlawn Park 947
240 Lynnview 945
241 Rolling Hills 934
242 TIE Dixon and Clarkson 933
243 Uniontown 929
244 Ryland Heights 922
245 Bellefonte 920
246 Bellemeade 909
247 Goshen 892
248 Ferguson 886
249 New Castle 884
250 Brownsville 875
251 La Center 872
252 Langdon Place 870
253 Pembroke 865
254 Cannonsburg 862
255 Evarts 859
256 Flat Lick 850
257 Fincastle 848
258 South Wallins 838
259 Adairville 837
260 Campbellsburg 836
261 White Plains 829
262 Plantation 826
263 East Bernstadt 809
264 McKee 803
265 Hollow Creek 799
266 New Haven 798
267 Blue Ridge Manor 791
268 Powderly 788
269 TIE Ironville and Perryville 782
270 Stamping Ground 780
271 Pleasureville 779
272 Beechmont 776
273 Phelps 760
274 Hanson 758
275 Smiths Grove 752
276 Lewisburg 748
277 Millersburg 747
278 Crab Orchard 744
279 McRoberts 741
280 Corydon 737
281 Woodland Hills 736
282 Garrison 731
283 Meadow Vale 730
284 Mortons Gap 728
285 Calhoun 725
286 Bromley 724
287 Loretto 723
288 Salem 722
289 Rolling Fields 720
290 Auxier 715
291 Bardwell 714
292 Green Spring 711
293 Upton 704
294 Hindman 701
295 Burnside 694
296 Strathmoor Village 684
297 Spring Valley 675
298 Seneca Gardens 674
299 Wickliffe 670
300 McDowell 661
301 Lynch 658
302 Science Hill 657
303 Brooksville 654
304 TIE Crofton and Barlow 653
305 Betsy Layne 651
306 Butler 646
307 Sandy Hook 641
308 Brownsboro Farm 640
309 Loyall 638
310 Cawood 630
311 Kuttawa 629
312 Parkway Village 623
313 Symsonia 622
314 Park City 614
315 North Middletown 610
316 Frenchburg 601
317 Glenview 596
318 Kevil 595
319 Milton 590
320 TIE Hardin and Whitesville 580
321 Cecilia 575
322 Wingo 573
323 TIE Westwood city and Buffalo 571
324 Ravenna 568
325 TIE Sonora and Murray Hill 565
326 Wellington 564
327 South Williamson 562
328 Summersville 551
329 Fleming-Neon 548
330 Inez 546
331 Magnolia 535
332 Caneyville 529
333 Bedford 526
334 Hollyvilla 518
335 Martin 513
336 Benham 512
337 Wheelwright 509
338 Bancroft 503
339 Petersburg 500
340 Plum Springs 497
341 TIE Houston Acres and Riverwood 492
342 Drakesboro 481
343 Mayking 475
344 Pippa Passes 468
345 Melbourne 458
346 Artemus 453
347 Crestview 452
348 Robards 449
349 Fordsville 446
350 Briarwood 445
351 Chaplin 440
352 Forest Hills 438
353 Norbourne Estates 437
354 TIE Fox Chase and River Bluff 436
355 Moorland 433
356 TIE Sacramento and Island 429
357 Emlyn 417
358 Centertown 416
359 Richlawn 415
360 Salvisa 410
361 Diablock 409
362 Maceo 404
363 Fancy Farm 403
364 Kingsley 397
365 Gamaliel 391
366 Hazel 390
367 Wayland 389
368 Hustonville 387
369 Poplar Hills 380
370 Norwood 379
371 Glenview Hills 377
372 Old Brownsboro Place 376
373 Fredonia 372
374 McHenry 369
375 Big Clifty 367
376 Sharpsburg 365
377 Ghent 363
378 Poole 354
379 Strathmoor Manor 351
380 Glencoe 350
381 TIE Payne Gap and Mount Olivet 347
382 TIE Ages and Grand Rivers 345
383 Bellewood 340
384 Combs 339
385 Gilbertsville 332
386 Rockholds 330
387 Vicco 327
388 TIE Pathfork, Pleasant View, and Trenton 326
389 Hunters Hollow 324
390 Dunmor 322
391 Sadieville 320
392 Campton 316
393 Eubank 313
394 Waverly 311
395 TIE Brownsboro Village and Belleview 308
396 Creekside 305
397 TIE Cerulean, Goose Creek, Hyden, and Woodburn 303
398 Willisburg 300
399 Druid Hills 299
400 Utica 298
401 Freeburn 296
402 TIE Summer Shade and Spring Mill 294
403 Jeff 293
404 Beech Grove 282
405 Wildwood 281
406 Sedalia 279
407 Lakeview Heights 277
408 TIE Spottsville and Virgie 274
409 St. Charles 273
410 Cunningham 272
411 Bradfordsville 270
412 Bonnieville 269
413 High Bridge 268
414 TIE Warfield and Arlington 264
415 Belfry 263
416 TIE Rockport and Pryorsburg 262
417 Fairview 258
418 Dexter 257
419 Rabbit Hash 254
420 TIE Boston and Westport 253
421 Mays Lick 252
422 Berry 250
423 Salt Lick 247
424 Hiseville 246
425 Broeck Pointe 245
426 Farmers 243
427 TIE Smithland and Manor Creek 240
428 Dwale 239
429 Oneida 238
430 Sparta 236
431 TIE Water Valley and Hickory 235
432 Farmington 234
433 Ewing 228
434 Maytown 227
435 Corinth 226
436 Anthoston 225
437 Coldiron 222
438 TIE Dover and Crossgate 221
439 Burna 219
440 Mentor 218
441 Fountain Run 216
442 TIE Wallins Creek and Woodlawn 212
443 Nebo 211
444 Ezel 209
445 Mackville 207
446 Glenview Manor 206
447 Kenvir 204
448 McKinney 201
449 Oakland 198
450 Sanders 197
451 TIE Slaughters and Elizaville 190
452 TIE Maryhill Estates and Thornhill 185
453 Arjay 183
454 Allen 182
455 Worthville 181
456 Meadowview Estates 178
457 TIE Bandana and LaFayette 177
458 Coxton 176
459 TIE Mockingbird Valley, Allensville, and Ekron 175
460 TIE Manitou and Hazel Green 173
461 Bremen 172
462 Prestonville 171
463 TIE Booneville and Cleaton 168
464 TIE Livingston and Sycamore 166
465 Cambridge 162
466 Crayne 161
467 McCarr 158
468 TIE Hardyville and Raywick 155
469 Marrowbone 147
470 TIE Hills and Dales and Germantown 146
471 Fairview city 144
472 South Carrollton 141
473 Columbus 140
474 New Hope 139
475 TIE St. Mary and Onton 138
476 Lincolnshire 137
477 TIE Smithfield and Lovelaceville 124
478 TIE Cayce and Hickory Hill 119
479 Fairfield 118
480 TIE Meadowbrook Farm and Gracey 117
481 Rochester 114
482 Monterey 112
483 Rosine 110
484 Blackey 109
485 TIE Wheatcroft and Kenton Vale 105
486 TIE Keene and Ten Broeck 99
487 TIE Millstone and Lowes 92
488 Buckhorn 89
489 California 83
490 Tolu 81
491 Woodbury 80
492 Blandville 73
493 Gratz 67
494 Blaine 66
495 Sardis 60
496 Carrsville 48
497 Concord 19

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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