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Kentucky Counties by Population

Below are the 120 Kentucky counties sorted by population from 1 to 120 . The population data are from the 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 County Population
1 Jefferson County 768,419
2 Fayette County 322,200
3 Kenton County 166,552
4 Boone County 132,368
5 Warren County 130,836
6 Hardin County 109,627
7 Daviess County 101,001
8 Campbell County 93,608
9 Madison County 92,090
10 Bullitt County 80,921
11 Christian County 71,470
12 Oldham County 66,508
13 McCracken County 65,485
14 Pulaski County 64,789
15 Laurel County 60,631
16 Pike County 58,595
17 Scott County 55,961
18 Jessamine County 53,476
19 Franklin County 50,744
20 Shelby County 48,100
21 Boyd County 47,361
22 Nelson County 45,915
23 Henderson County 45,550
24 Hopkins County 45,044
25 Barren County 44,026
26 Calloway County 38,991
27 Graves County 37,125
28 Whitley County 36,252
29 Clark County 36,152
30 Floyd County 35,931
31 Greenup County 35,359
32 Knox County 31,288
33 Marshall County 31,225
34 Muhlenberg County 30,815
35 Boyle County 30,090
36 Meade County 28,379
37 Montgomery County 28,042
38 Logan County 27,049
39 Carter County 26,976
40 Woodford County 26,486
41 Bell County 26,426
42 Grayson County 26,313
43 Harlan County 26,307
44 Perry County 26,266
45 Taylor County 25,572
46 Grant County 25,107
47 Rowan County 24,534
48 Lincoln County 24,493
49 Ohio County 24,081
50 Anderson County 22,580
51 Johnson County 22,427
52 Letcher County 21,936
53 Mercer County 21,690
54 Allen County 21,065
55 Wayne County 20,447
56 Breckinridge County 20,283
57 Clay County 20,110
58 Bourbon County 19,998
59 Adair County 19,366
60 Marion County 19,257
61 Spencer County 18,945
62 Hart County 18,833
63 Harrison County 18,763
64 Simpson County 18,319
65 Russell County 17,846
66 Garrard County 17,554
67 McCreary County 17,333
68 Mason County 17,122
69 Rockcastle County 16,795
70 Henry County 15,999
71 Casey County 15,968
72 Lawrence County 15,604
73 Knott County 15,041
74 Pendleton County 14,587
75 Union County 14,582
76 Trigg County 14,569
77 Fleming County 14,519
78 Larue County 14,269
79 Estill County 14,187
80 Jackson County 13,368
81 Lewis County 13,345
82 Morgan County 13,270
83 Webster County 13,021
84 Breathitt County 12,802
85 Butler County 12,756
86 Caldwell County 12,679
87 Bath County 12,421
88 Magoffin County 12,346
89 Todd County 12,334
90 Powell County 12,283
91 Edmonson County 12,195
92 Washington County 12,044
93 Martin County 11,421
94 Green County 11,000
95 Owen County 10,847
96 Carroll County 10,691
97 Monroe County 10,616
98 Clinton County 10,175
99 Leslie County 10,081
100 Metcalfe County 10,062
101 McLean County 9,202
102 Livingston County 9,172
103 Crittenden County 8,940
104 Gallatin County 8,760
105 Hancock County 8,748
106 Trimble County 8,528
107 Bracken County 8,308
108 Lyon County 8,226
109 Ballard County 7,914
110 Elliott County 7,461
111 Nicholas County 7,189
112 Wolfe County 7,188
113 Lee County 7,088
114 Cumberland County 6,660
115 Menifee County 6,463
116 Fulton County 6,064
117 Carlisle County 4,738
118 Hickman County 4,461
119 Owsley County 4,416
120 Robertson County 2,139

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/.

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