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Kentucky Counties by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 120 Kentucky counties ranked 1 through 120. 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 County Population
1 Jefferson County 770,517
2 Fayette County 323,780
3 Kenton County 166,051
4 Boone County 131,533
5 Warren County 131,264
6 Hardin County 110,356
7 Daviess County 101,104
8 Campbell County 93,152
9 Madison County 92,368
10 Bullitt County 81,069
11 Christian County 71,671
12 Oldham County 66,470
13 McCracken County 65,346
14 Pulaski County 64,623
15 Laurel County 60,669
16 Pike County 58,402
17 Scott County 56,031
18 Jessamine County 53,920
19 Franklin County 50,815
20 Shelby County 48,518
21 Boyd County 47,240
22 Nelson County 45,851
23 Henderson County 45,591
24 Hopkins County 45,068
25 Barren County 44,176
26 Calloway County 39,135
27 Graves County 37,317
28 Clark County 36,249
29 Whitley County 36,242
30 Floyd County 35,845
31 Greenup County 35,268
32 Knox County 31,304
33 Marshall County 31,191
34 Muhlenberg County 30,774
35 Boyle County 30,100
36 Meade County 28,715
37 Montgomery County 28,203
38 Carter County 27,004
39 Logan County 26,989
40 Bell County 26,569
41 Woodford County 26,533
42 Harlan County 26,409
43 Grayson County 26,321
44 Perry County 26,092
45 Taylor County 25,549
46 Grant County 25,121
47 Lincoln County 24,644
48 Rowan County 24,583
49 Ohio County 24,087
50 Anderson County 22,663
51 Johnson County 22,386
52 Letcher County 21,899
53 Mercer County 21,774
54 Allen County 21,122
55 Wayne County 20,468
56 Breckinridge County 20,388
57 Bourbon County 20,184
58 Clay County 20,105
59 Marion County 19,404
60 Adair County 19,215
61 Hart County 18,906
62 Spencer County 18,794
63 Harrison County 18,778
64 Simpson County 18,529
65 Russell County 17,821
66 Garrard County 17,560
67 McCreary County 17,408
68 Mason County 17,150
69 Rockcastle County 16,750
70 Henry County 16,106
71 Casey County 15,888
72 Lawrence County 15,571
73 Knott County 15,126
74 Trigg County 14,643
75 Pendleton County 14,529
76 Union County 14,505
77 Fleming County 14,432
78 Larue County 14,307
79 Estill County 14,198
80 Jackson County 13,442
81 Morgan County 13,345
82 Lewis County 13,257
83 Webster County 13,111
84 Butler County 12,772
85 Breathitt County 12,726
86 Caldwell County 12,715
87 Powell County 12,442
88 Bath County 12,383
89 Magoffin County 12,362
90 Todd County 12,311
91 Edmonson County 12,274
92 Washington County 12,084
93 Martin County 11,323
94 Green County 11,049
95 Owen County 10,880
96 Carroll County 10,737
97 Monroe County 10,718
98 Clinton County 10,206
99 Leslie County 10,143
100 Metcalfe County 10,030
101 McLean County 9,252
102 Livingston County 9,242
103 Crittenden County 8,915
104 Gallatin County 8,832
105 Hancock County 8,758
106 Trimble County 8,515
107 Bracken County 8,239
108 Lyon County 8,009
109 Ballard County 7,979
110 Elliott County 7,508
111 Wolfe County 7,177
112 Nicholas County 7,166
113 Lee County 7,033
114 Cumberland County 6,659
115 Menifee County 6,451
116 Fulton County 6,120
117 Carlisle County 4,771
118 Owsley County 4,472
119 Hickman County 4,421
120 Robertson County 2,135

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 6 December 2018. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2019. http://www.census.gov/.

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