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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 764,378
2 Fayette County 315,109
3 Kenton County 163,987
4 Boone County 127,682
5 Warren County 123,824
6 Hardin County 107,699
7 Daviess County 99,258
8 Campbell County 91,804
9 Madison County 88,376
10 Bullitt County 78,622
11 Christian County 72,438
12 McCracken County 65,285
13 Oldham County 64,633
14 Pulaski County 63,974
15 Pike County 61,586
16 Laurel County 59,901
17 Scott County 52,322
18 Jessamine County 51,667
19 Franklin County 49,969
20 Boyd County 48,486
21 Henderson County 46,252
22 Hopkins County 45,985
23 Shelby County 45,831
24 Nelson County 45,131
25 Barren County 43,418
26 Calloway County 38,616
27 Floyd County 37,447
28 Graves County 37,259
29 Whitley County 36,027
30 Greenup County 36,012
31 Clark County 35,757
32 Knox County 31,424
33 Marshall County 31,177
34 Muhlenberg County 31,153
35 Boyle County 29,773
36 Meade County 28,452
37 Montgomery County 27,550
38 Harlan County 27,548
39 Bell County 27,469
40 Carter County 27,385
41 Perry County 27,329
42 Logan County 26,847
43 Grayson County 26,129
44 Woodford County 25,817
45 Taylor County 25,406
46 Grant County 24,800
47 Lincoln County 24,413
48 Rowan County 24,392
49 Ohio County 24,062
50 Johnson County 23,064
51 Letcher County 23,011
52 Anderson County 22,017
53 Mercer County 21,378
54 Clay County 20,866
55 Wayne County 20,692
56 Allen County 20,628
57 Bourbon County 20,017
58 Breckinridge County 19,991
59 Marion County 19,335
60 Adair County 19,304
61 Harrison County 18,630
62 Hart County 18,531
63 Spencer County 18,012
64 Simpson County 17,881
65 McCreary County 17,748
66 Russell County 17,731
67 Garrard County 17,226
68 Mason County 17,167
69 Rockcastle County 16,815
70 Lawrence County 15,844
71 Casey County 15,805
72 Knott County 15,690
73 Henry County 15,677
74 Union County 14,915
75 Pendleton County 14,530
76 Fleming County 14,515
77 Estill County 14,382
78 Trigg County 14,286
79 Larue County 14,102
80 Lewis County 13,565
81 Jackson County 13,369
82 Morgan County 13,281
83 Breathitt County 13,276
84 Webster County 13,180
85 Magoffin County 12,783
86 Caldwell County 12,747
87 Butler County 12,735
88 Todd County 12,377
89 Powell County 12,349
90 Bath County 12,189
91 Martin County 12,175
92 Edmonson County 12,063
93 Washington County 11,999
94 Green County 11,044
95 Carroll County 10,695
96 Owen County 10,686
97 Leslie County 10,648
98 Monroe County 10,645
99 Clinton County 10,208
100 Metcalfe County 9,990
101 McLean County 9,361
102 Livingston County 9,288
103 Crittenden County 9,154
104 Hancock County 8,700
105 Trimble County 8,697
106 Gallatin County 8,652
107 Bracken County 8,330
108 Lyon County 8,268
109 Ballard County 8,152
110 Elliott County 7,533
111 Wolfe County 7,251
112 Nicholas County 7,061
113 Cumberland County 6,744
114 Lee County 6,717
115 Menifee County 6,381
116 Fulton County 6,259
117 Carlisle County 4,890
118 Hickman County 4,625
119 Owsley County 4,497
120 Robertson County 2,161

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/.

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