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Kentucky Cities by Population

Below are the 551 Kentucky cities sorted by population from 1 to 498 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 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
1 Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance) 628,594
2 Lexington-Fayette 321,793
3 Bowling Green 73,529
4 Owensboro 60,011
5 Covington 40,837
6 Georgetown 37,730
7 Richmond 35,756
8 Florence 32,132
9 Elizabethtown 31,931
10 Nicholasville 31,490
11 Hopkinsville 30,683
12 Independence 28,920
13 Jeffersontown 28,671
14 Frankfort 28,595
15 Henderson 27,716
16 Paducah 26,278
17 Radcliff 22,942
18 Ashland 21,476
19 Erlanger 19,710
20 Madisonville 19,420
21 Winchester 19,071
22 Mount Washington 18,317
23 Burlington 18,203
24 St. Matthews 17,437
25 Shelbyville 17,379
26 Murray 17,311
27 Danville 17,303
28 Fort Thomas 17,264
29 Berea 15,924
30 Shively 15,528
31 Glasgow 15,087
32 Fort Campbell North 14,363
33 Shepherdsville 14,328
34 Newport 14,113
35 Bardstown 13,621
36 Somerset 11,954
37 Lawrenceburg 11,795
38 Campbellsville 11,459
39 Lyndon 10,928
40 Versailles 10,431
41 Alexandria 10,369
42 Paris 10,209
43 La Grange 10,183
44 Franklin 10,133
45 Mayfield 9,971
46 Middletown 9,647
47 Oakbrook 9,539
48 Francisville 9,520
49 Middlesborough 9,273
50 Elsmere 9,165
51 Harrodsburg 9,112
52 Fort Knox 8,865
53 Maysville 8,761
54 Hillview 8,669
55 Fort Mitchell 8,662
56 Edgewood 8,387
57 Oak Grove 7,793
58 Corbin 7,768
59 Mount Sterling 7,545
60 Union 7,531
61 London 7,413
62 Villa Hills 7,331
63 Pikeville 7,327
64 Flatwoods 7,261
65 Russellville 7,190
66 Morehead 7,013
67 Hebron 6,845
68 Taylor Mill 6,832
69 Highland Heights 6,812
70 Vine Grove 6,700
71 Leitchfield 6,409
72 Cynthiana 6,361
73 Lebanon 6,355
74 Crestwood 6,264
75 Cold Spring 6,243
76 Princeton 6,204
77 Wilmore 6,027
78 Central City 5,912
79 Fort Wright 5,837
80 Monticello 5,694
81 Dayton 5,673
82 Buckner 5,640
83 Walton 5,530
84 Bellevue 5,524
85 Douglass Hills 5,421
86 Williamsburg 5,322
87 Massac 5,154
88 Hazard 5,111
89 Columbia 4,996
90 Hendron 4,872
91 Benton 4,763
92 TIE Hurstbourne and Westwood CDP 4,654
93 Prospect 4,569
94 Greenville 4,469
95 Farley 4,458
96 Ludlow 4,358
97 Paintsville 4,347
98 Crescent Springs 4,340
99 Reidland 4,334
100 Scottsville 4,329
101 Prestonsburg 4,092
102 Crittenden 4,052
103 Williamstown 3,962
104 Lancaster 3,914
105 Carrollton 3,895
106 Grayson 3,710
107 Russell 3,686
108 Southgate 3,646
109 Stanford 3,612
110 Beaver Dam 3,536
111 Crestview Hills 3,414
112 Hodgenville 3,338
113 West Liberty 3,247
114 Morganfield 3,232
115 Park Hills 3,165
116 Stanton 3,154
117 Wilder 3,140
118 Simpsonville 2,997
119 Barbourville 2,990
120 Flemingsburg 2,928
121 Brandenburg 2,913
122 Claryville 2,896
123 Providence 2,856
124 Marion 2,848
125 Graymoor-Devondale 2,845
126 Indian Hills 2,836
127 Springfield 2,834
128 Lakeside Park 2,820
129 Russell Springs 2,742
130 Eminence 2,708
131 Cadiz 2,691
132 Pioneer Village 2,681
133 Hartford 2,662
134 Louisa 2,652
135 Calvert City 2,517
136 Anchorage 2,484
137 Morgantown 2,469
138 Dawson Springs 2,444
139 Windy Hills 2,412
140 TIE Mount Vernon and Rineyville 2,407
141 Hardinsburg 2,397
142 Fulton 2,385
143 Cave City 2,352
144 Irvine 2,333
145 Raceland 2,332
146 Tompkinsville 2,307
147 Hickman 2,301
148 Eddyville 2,283
149 Junction City 2,255
150 Brooks 2,223
151 Horse Cave 2,221
152 TIE Jackson and Sorgho 2,208
153 Falmouth 2,198
154 Greensburg 2,195
155 Carlisle 2,121
156 Dry Ridge 2,116
157 Thruston 2,104
158 Elkton 2,068
159 Beattyville 2,054
160 Liberty 1,981
161 Doe Valley 1,969
162 Breckinridge Center 1,961
163 Hurstbourne Acres 1,945
164 Cumberland 1,898
165 Jenkins 1,877
166 Elk Creek 1,848
167 North Corbin 1,842
168 Jamestown 1,828
169 Masonville 1,822
170 Lewisport 1,758
171 Lebanon Junction 1,755
172 Albany 1,742
173 Catlettsburg 1,737
174 Warsaw 1,727
175 Ledbetter 1,720
176 Harlan 1,718
177 Jeffersonville 1,716
178 Midway 1,690
179 Edmonton 1,686
180 Whitesburg 1,679
181 Munfordville 1,673
182 Pineville 1,662
183 Coal Run Village 1,650
184 Whitley City 1,633
185 Pewee Valley 1,612
186 Auburn 1,605
187 Sturgis 1,597
188 Owenton 1,593
189 Owingsville 1,586
190 Olive Hill 1,573
191 TIE Worthington Hills and Orchard Grass Hills 1,554
192 Sebree 1,539
193 Salyersville 1,536
194 Manchester 1,497
195 Worthington 1,489
196 Pine Knot 1,431
197 St. Regis Park 1,426
198 Audubon Park 1,422
199 Vanceburg 1,360
200 West Buechel 1,359
201 Burkesville 1,345
202 Guthrie 1,334
203 Coldstream 1,285
204 TIE Taylorsville and Beechwood Village 1,268
205 Clinton 1,260
206 Earlington 1,246
207 Plano 1,244
208 Irvington 1,241
209 West Van Lear 1,231
210 Verona 1,222
211 Livermore 1,221
212 Barbourmeade 1,209
213 Heritage Creek 1,203
214 Clay City 1,202
215 Silver Grove 1,162
216 Cloverport 1,128
217 TIE Brodhead and Augusta 1,100
218 Stearns 1,065
219 Greenup 1,053
220 South Shore 1,044
221 Muldraugh 1,032
222 Ironville 1,028
223 Camargo 1,024
224 Hebron Estates 1,017
225 Hawesville 1,016
226 Clay 1,015
227 Elkhorn City 999
228 Watterson Park 998
229 TIE Burgin and Northfield 995
230 Bloomfield 971
231 TIE Philpot and Nortonville 968
232 Wurtland 962
233 West Point 943
234 TIE Lynnview and Clarkson 939
235 Woodlawn Park 937
236 Brownsville 934
237 Ryland Heights 928
238 Rolling Hills 925
239 Flat Lick 920
240 Auxier 917
241 South Wallins 911
242 Bellefonte 910
243 Goshen 899
244 Bellemeade 898
245 Dixon 890
246 Ferguson 886
247 Evarts 865
248 Langdon Place 864
249 La Center 860
250 Adairville 859
251 East Bernstadt 858
252 Uniontown 854
253 Pembroke 852
254 New Castle 844
255 Fincastle 839
256 Campbellsburg 836
257 Annville 831
258 White Plains 828
259 Plantation 820
260 McKee 805
261 New Haven 804
262 Stamping Ground 796
263 Hollow Creek 793
264 McRoberts 790
265 Blue Ridge Manor 784
266 Perryville 782
267 TIE Summersville, Powderly, and Pleasureville 780
268 TIE Lewisburg and Smiths Grove 764
269 Hanson 755
270 Garrison 750
271 Millersburg 744
272 Crab Orchard 742
273 Loretto 728
274 Corydon 727
275 Woodland Hills 726
276 Artemus 724
277 Meadow Vale 721
278 TIE Mortons Gap and Bromley 718
279 Rolling Fields 715
280 Bardwell 710
281 TIE Green Spring and Upton 707
282 Salem 705
283 Calhoun 700
284 Burnside 699
285 Magnolia 695
286 Hindman 688
287 Strathmoor Village 677
288 Cannonsburg 676
289 Spring Valley 669
290 Seneca Gardens 666
291 TIE Science Hill and Brooksville 658
292 TIE Barlow and Kuttawa 653
293 Wickliffe 652
294 Sandy Hook 644
295 Crofton 638
296 TIE Lynch and Brownsboro Farm 635
297 Pleasant Ridge 634
298 Betsy Layne 633
299 Butler 632
300 Loyall 620
301 McDowell 618
302 Parkway Village 614
303 Park City 611
304 North Middletown 603
305 TIE Beechmont and Milton 592
306 Kevil 591
307 Emlyn 590
308 TIE Frenchburg and Glenview 589
309 Payne Gap 588
310 Hardin 583
311 Pippa Passes 582
312 Chaplin 577
313 TIE Wingo and Whitesville 576
314 Westwood 571
315 Sonora 566
316 Ravenna 564
317 TIE Wellington and Murray Hill 560
318 TIE Diablock and Cecilia 552
319 Inez 535
320 Fleming-Neon 534
321 Manitou 530
322 Symsonia 529
323 TIE Bedford and Caneyville 526
324 South Williamson 516
325 Fancy Farm 515
326 Hollyvilla 514
327 Mayking 513
328 Plum Springs 509
329 Bancroft 501
330 Benham 497
331 Martin 496
332 Houston Acres 493
333 Wheelwright 491
334 Cerulean 490
335 Cawood 489
336 Riverwood 487
337 Buffalo 486
338 Van Lear 477
339 Millstone 473
340 Drakesboro 470
341 Kenvir 467
342 Melbourne 466
343 Phelps 448
344 Crestview 447
345 Utica 446
346 Robards 444
347 Briarwood 443
348 River Bluff 441
349 Fox Chase 440
350 Fordsville 439
351 Forest Hills 438
352 Island 435
353 Norbourne Estates 433
354 Moorland 431
355 Sacramento 425
356 Pleasant View 424
357 Centertown 416
358 Coldiron 415
359 Maceo 414
360 Richlawn 412
361 Wallins Creek 408
362 Wayland 403
363 Hazel 398
364 Moseleyville 394
365 Kingsley 393
366 Hustonville 388
367 Gamaliel 385
368 Poplar Hills 378
369 TIE Fredonia and Norwood 375
370 Stanley 374
371 Old Brownsboro Place 372
372 Glenview Hills 371
373 Oneida 370
374 TIE Petersburg and McHenry 368
375 Sharpsburg 366
376 Ages 365
377 Ghent 363
378 Spottsville 355
379 Mount Olivet 354
380 Glencoe 353
381 Grand Rivers 352
382 Yelvington 351
383 Strathmoor Manor 348
384 Sedalia 345
385 Virgie 342
386 Gilbertsville 341
387 Bellewood 338
388 Trenton 328
389 Sadieville 326
390 Hunters Hollow 324
391 Eubank 323
392 Vicco 319
393 Campton 313
394 Woodburn 311
395 TIE Creekside and Brownsboro Village 304
396 Bandana 302
397 Goose Creek 297
398 Druid Hills 296
399 TIE Cunningham and Big Clifty 294
400 Spring Mill 290
401 Waverly 289
402 Anthoston 284
403 Lakeview Heights 282
404 Crayne 280
405 TIE Wildwood and St. Charles 277
406 TIE Hyden and Bonnieville 272
407 Bradfordsville 271
408 Beech Grove 270
409 Rabbit Hash 269
410 St. Joseph 267
411 Pathfork 266
412 TIE Arjay and Freeburn 265
413 Willisburg 264
414 Jeff 262
415 TIE Rockport, Belfry, and Warfield 261
416 Arlington 259
417 Hickory 256
418 TIE Berry and Westport 253
419 Mays Lick 250
420 Salt Lick 249
421 Knottsville 247
422 Broeck Pointe 244
423 Smithland 243
424 Manor Creek 237
425 Summer Shade 236
426 TIE Sparta and Fairview CDP 235
427 Ewing 230
428 Corinth 229
429 Pryorsburg 228
430 Ezel 226
431 McCarr 220
432 TIE Dover and Crossgate 219
433 Fountain Run 217
434 Mentor 216
435 Woodlawn 214
436 Mackville 208
437 Nebo 206
438 Glenview Manor 205
439 Rockholds 204
440 Sanders 202
441 Oakland 198
442 Dwale 192
443 Slaughters 186
444 Belleview 183
445 Thornhill 182
446 Worthville 181
447 TIE High Bridge and Hardyville 180
448 Maryhill Estates 179
449 TIE Hiseville, Allen, and Combs 178
450 Meadowview Estates 177
451 Mockingbird Valley 175
452 TIE LaFayette and Prestonville 174
453 Ekron 173
454 Bremen 172
455 Dunmor 169
456 Salvisa 167
457 TIE Sycamore and Livingston 165
458 Cleaton 163
459 Allensville 160
460 Cambridge 159
461 Booneville 157
462 TIE Coxton and Raywick 154
463 TIE St. Mary and Cayce 142
464 TIE Fairview and Hills and Dales 141
465 Germantown 140
466 Boston 138
467 Lincolnshire 137
468 South Carrollton 136
469 Water Valley 135
470 Columbus 134
471 Dexter 130
472 Fairfield 122
473 Smithfield 121
474 Farmington 119
475 Hickory Hill 118
476 TIE Maytown and Meadowbrook Farm 113
477 Rochester 112
478 Monterey 111
479 TIE Elizaville, Rosine, and Kenton Vale 106
480 Blackey 104
481 Wheatcroft 103
482 TIE Keene and Marrowbone 102
483 Curdsville 100
484 McKinney 98
485 Ten Broeck 93
486 TIE Hazel Green and Buckhorn 81
487 TIE California and Lowes 80
488 Poole 72
489 TIE Woodbury, Gracey, and Blandville 71
490 Blaine 69
491 TIE Gratz and Burna 66
492 New Hope 63
493 Sardis 62
494 Carrsville 47
495 Farmers 26
496 Panther 23
497 Concord 19
498 TIE Tolu and Onton 18

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, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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