Kentucky's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of Kentucky is 4,467,673 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is 0.146%. The below table is Kentucky's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 4,467,673 0.146
2018 4,461,153 0.200
2017 4,452,268 0.317
2016 4,438,182 0.276
2015 4,425,976 0.263
2014 4,414,349 0.220
2013 4,404,659 0.418
2012 4,386,346 0.378
2011 4,369,821 0.498
2010 4,348,181 N/A

10 most populated cities in Kentucky (2019)

The most populated city in Kentucky is Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), Kentucky (617,638). The total population of top 10 cities is 1,277,503 and it takes up 28.6% of Kentucky.

City / Town Population Source
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), Kentucky 617,638 [2]
Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky 323,152 [2]
Bowling Green city, Kentucky 70,543 [2]
Owensboro city, Kentucky 60,131 [2]
Covington city, Kentucky 40,341 [2]
Richmond city, Kentucky 36,157 [2]
Georgetown city, Kentucky 34,992 [2]
Florence city, Kentucky 33,004 [2]
Nicholasville city, Kentucky 30,865 [2]
Hopkinsville city, Kentucky 30,680 [2]

10 least populated cities in Kentucky (2019)

The least populated city in Kentucky is South Park View city, Kentucky (7).

City / Town Population Source
South Park View city, Kentucky 7 [2]
Concord city, Kentucky 33 [2]
Blaine city, Kentucky 46 [2]
Carrsville city, Kentucky 48 [2]
Gratz city, Kentucky 77 [2]
Blandville city, Kentucky 87 [2]
Keene city, Kentucky 88 [2]
Woodbury city, Kentucky 90 [2]
California city, Kentucky 98 [2]
Sardis city, Kentucky 101 [2]

The populations of all cities in Kentucky (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Adairville city, Kentucky 885 [2]
Albany city, Kentucky 2,002 [2]
Alexandria city, Kentucky 9,715 [2]
Allen city, Kentucky 172 [2]
Anchorage city, Kentucky 2,423 [2]
Arlington city, Kentucky 301 [2]
Ashland city, Kentucky 20,146 [2]
Auburn city, Kentucky 1,380 [2]
Audubon Park city, Kentucky 1,489 [2]
Augusta city, Kentucky 1,148 [2]
Bancroft city, Kentucky 512 [2]
Barbourmeade city, Kentucky 1,250 [2]
Barbourville city, Kentucky 3,033 [2]
Bardstown city, Kentucky 13,253 [2]
Bardwell city, Kentucky 673 [2]
Barlow city, Kentucky 644 [2]
Beattyville city, Kentucky 1,221 [2]
Beaver Dam city, Kentucky 3,571 [2]
Bedford city, Kentucky 576 [2]
Beechwood Village city, Kentucky 1,350 [2]
Bellefonte city, Kentucky 822 [2]
Bellemeade city, Kentucky 886 [2]
Bellevue city, Kentucky 5,721 [2]
Bellewood city, Kentucky 327 [2]
Benham city, Kentucky 425 [2]
Benton city, Kentucky 4,463 [2]
Berea city, Kentucky 16,026 [2]
Berry city, Kentucky 260 [2]
Blackey city, Kentucky 143 [2]
Blaine city, Kentucky 46 [2]
Blandville city, Kentucky 87 [2]
Bloomfield city, Kentucky 1,066 [2]
Blue Ridge Manor city, Kentucky 777 [2]
Bonnieville city, Kentucky 264 [2]
Booneville city, Kentucky 158 [2]
Bowling Green city, Kentucky 70,543 [2]
Bradfordsville city, Kentucky 297 [2]
Brandenburg city, Kentucky 2,877 [2]
Bremen city, Kentucky 190 [2]
Briarwood city, Kentucky 445 [2]
Brodhead city, Kentucky 1,180 [2]
Broeck Pointe city, Kentucky 282 [2]
Bromley city, Kentucky 797 [2]
Brooksville city, Kentucky 631 [2]
Brownsboro Farm city, Kentucky 672 [2]
Brownsboro Village city, Kentucky 326 [2]
Brownsville city, Kentucky 826 [2]
Buckhorn city, Kentucky 139 [2]
Burgin city, Kentucky 992 [2]
Burkesville city, Kentucky 1,464 [2]
Burnside city, Kentucky 843 [2]
Butler city, Kentucky 583 [2]
Cadiz city, Kentucky 2,671 [2]
Calhoun city, Kentucky 734 [2]
California city, Kentucky 98 [2]
Calvert City city, Kentucky 2,505 [2]
Camargo city, Kentucky 1,144 [2]
Cambridge city, Kentucky 180 [2]
Campbellsburg city, Kentucky 789 [2]
Campbellsville city, Kentucky 11,482 [2]
Campton city, Kentucky 422 [2]
Caneyville city, Kentucky 607 [2]
Carlisle city, Kentucky 1,986 [2]
Carrollton city, Kentucky 3,780 [2]
Carrsville city, Kentucky 48 [2]
Catlettsburg city, Kentucky 1,747 [2]
Cave City city, Kentucky 2,426 [2]
Centertown city, Kentucky 430 [2]
Central City city, Kentucky 5,730 [2]
Clarkson city, Kentucky 886 [2]
Clay City city, Kentucky 1,094 [2]
Clay city, Kentucky 1,096 [2]
Clinton city, Kentucky 1,251 [2]
Cloverport city, Kentucky 1,152 [2]
Coal Run Village city, Kentucky 1,520 [2]
Cold Spring city, Kentucky 6,571 [2]
Coldstream city, Kentucky 1,161 [2]
Columbia city, Kentucky 4,604 [2]
Columbus city, Kentucky 153 [2]
Concord city, Kentucky 33 [2]
Corbin city, Kentucky 7,202 [2]
Corinth city, Kentucky 226 [2]
Corydon city, Kentucky 692 [2]
Covington city, Kentucky 40,341 [2]
Crab Orchard city, Kentucky 825 [2]
Creekside city, Kentucky 320 [2]
Crescent Springs city, Kentucky 4,058 [2]
Crestview Hills city, Kentucky 3,343 [2]
Crestview city, Kentucky 494 [2]
Crestwood city, Kentucky 5,081 [2]
Crittenden city, Kentucky 3,876 [2]
Crofton city, Kentucky 707 [2]
Crossgate city, Kentucky 230 [2]
Cumberland city, Kentucky 1,931 [2]
Cynthiana city, Kentucky 6,337 [2]
Danville city, Kentucky 16,769 [2]
Dawson Springs city, Kentucky 2,631 [2]
Dayton city, Kentucky 5,609 [2]
Dixon city, Kentucky 881 [2]
Douglass Hills city, Kentucky 5,707 [2]
Dover city, Kentucky 248 [2]
Drakesboro city, Kentucky 498 [2]
Druid Hills city, Kentucky 313 [2]
Dry Ridge city, Kentucky 2,205 [2]
Earlington city, Kentucky 1,332 [2]
Eddyville city, Kentucky 2,545 [2]
Edgewood city, Kentucky 8,759 [2]
Edmonton city, Kentucky 1,595 [2]
Ekron city, Kentucky 150 [2]
Elizabethtown city, Kentucky 30,289 [2]
Elkhorn City city, Kentucky 890 [2]
Elkton city, Kentucky 2,129 [2]
Elsmere city, Kentucky 8,595 [2]
Eminence city, Kentucky 2,581 [2]
Erlanger city, Kentucky 19,246 [2]
Eubank city, Kentucky 330 [2]
Evarts city, Kentucky 803 [2]
Ewing city, Kentucky 245 [2]
Fairfield city, Kentucky 118 [2]
Fairview city, Kentucky 144 [2]
Falmouth city, Kentucky 2,103 [2]
Ferguson city, Kentucky 947 [2]
Fincastle city, Kentucky 844 [2]
Flatwoods city, Kentucky 7,079 [2]
Fleming-Neon city, Kentucky 677 [2]
Flemingsburg city, Kentucky 2,805 [2]
Florence city, Kentucky 33,004 [2]
Fordsville city, Kentucky 530 [2]
Forest Hills city, Kentucky 458 [2]
Fort Mitchell city, Kentucky 8,241 [2]
Fort Thomas city, Kentucky 16,263 [2]
Fort Wright city, Kentucky 5,745 [2]
Fountain Run city, Kentucky 209 [2]
Fox Chase city, Kentucky 487 [2]
Frankfort city, Kentucky 27,755 [2]
Franklin city, Kentucky 9,010 [2]
Fredonia city, Kentucky 396 [2]
Frenchburg city, Kentucky 545 [2]
Fulton city, Kentucky 2,120 [2]
Gamaliel city, Kentucky 358 [2]
Georgetown city, Kentucky 34,992 [2]
Germantown city, Kentucky 149 [2]
Ghent city, Kentucky 305 [2]
Glasgow city, Kentucky 14,485 [2]
Glencoe city, Kentucky 366 [2]
Glenview Hills city, Kentucky 330 [2]
Glenview Manor city, Kentucky 196 [2]
Glenview city, Kentucky 543 [2]
Goose Creek city, Kentucky 303 [2]
Goshen city, Kentucky 1,010 [2]
Grand Rivers city, Kentucky 367 [2]
Gratz city, Kentucky 77 [2]
Graymoor-Devondale city, Kentucky 2,948 [2]
Grayson city, Kentucky 3,894 [2]
Green Spring city, Kentucky 747 [2]
Greensburg city, Kentucky 2,066 [2]
Greenup city, Kentucky 1,113 [2]
Greenville city, Kentucky 4,204 [2]
Guthrie city, Kentucky 1,409 [2]
Hanson city, Kentucky 710 [2]
Hardin city, Kentucky 604 [2]
Hardinsburg city, Kentucky 2,338 [2]
Harlan city, Kentucky 1,504 [2]
Harrodsburg city, Kentucky 8,533 [2]
Hartford city, Kentucky 2,726 [2]
Hawesville city, Kentucky 990 [2]
Hazard city, Kentucky 4,860 [2]
Hazel city, Kentucky 403 [2]
Hebron Estates city, Kentucky 1,177 [2]
Henderson city, Kentucky 28,207 [2]
Heritage Creek city, Kentucky 1,133 [2]
Hickman city, Kentucky 2,108 [2]
Hickory Hill city, Kentucky 118 [2]
Highland Heights city, Kentucky 7,065 [2]
Hills and Dales city, Kentucky 146 [2]
Hillview city, Kentucky 9,225 [2]
Hindman city, Kentucky 678 [2]
Hodgenville city, Kentucky 3,249 [2]
Hollow Creek city, Kentucky 806 [2]
Hollyvilla city, Kentucky 555 [2]
Hopkinsville city, Kentucky 30,680 [2]
Horse Cave city, Kentucky 2,425 [2]
Houston Acres city, Kentucky 504 [2]
Hunters Hollow city, Kentucky 358 [2]
Hurstbourne Acres city, Kentucky 1,890 [2]
Hurstbourne city, Kentucky 4,388 [2]
Hustonville city, Kentucky 369 [2]
Hyden city, Kentucky 332 [2]
Independence city, Kentucky 28,521 [2]
Indian Hills city, Kentucky 2,968 [2]
Inez city, Kentucky 620 [2]
Irvine city, Kentucky 2,298 [2]
Irvington city, Kentucky 1,189 [2]
Island city, Kentucky 451 [2]
Jackson city, Kentucky 1,939 [2]
Jamestown city, Kentucky 1,791 [2]
Jeffersontown city, Kentucky 27,715 [2]
Jeffersonville city, Kentucky 1,753 [2]
Jenkins city, Kentucky 1,929 [2]
Junction City city, Kentucky 2,306 [2]
Keene city, Kentucky 88 [2]
Kenton Vale city, Kentucky 108 [2]
Kevil city, Kentucky 584 [2]
Kingsley city, Kentucky 390 [2]
Kuttawa city, Kentucky 670 [2]
La Center city, Kentucky 959 [2]
La Grange city, Kentucky 9,031 [2]
LaFayette city, Kentucky 160 [2]
Lakeside Park city, Kentucky 2,762 [2]
Lakeview Heights city, Kentucky 224 [2]
Lancaster city, Kentucky 3,867 [2]
Langdon Place city, Kentucky 915 [2]
Lawrenceburg city, Kentucky 11,509 [2]
Lebanon Junction city, Kentucky 1,962 [2]
Lebanon city, Kentucky 5,708 [2]
Leitchfield city, Kentucky 6,858 [2]
Lewisburg city, Kentucky 804 [2]
Lewisport city, Kentucky 1,690 [2]
Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky 323,152 [2]
Liberty city, Kentucky 2,130 [2]
Lincolnshire city, Kentucky 150 [2]
Livermore city, Kentucky 1,289 [2]
Livingston city, Kentucky 215 [2]
London city, Kentucky 8,068 [2]
Loretto city, Kentucky 693 [2]
Louisa city, Kentucky 2,327 [2]
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), Kentucky 617,638 [2]
Loyall city, Kentucky 601 [2]
Ludlow city, Kentucky 4,504 [2]
Lynch city, Kentucky 644 [2]
Lyndon city, Kentucky 11,423 [2]
Lynnview city, Kentucky 933 [2]
Mackville city, Kentucky 223 [2]
Madisonville city, Kentucky 18,621 [2]
Manchester city, Kentucky 1,290 [2]
Manor Creek city, Kentucky 233 [2]
Marion city, Kentucky 2,841 [2]
Martin city, Kentucky 554 [2]
Maryhill Estates city, Kentucky 184 [2]
Mayfield city, Kentucky 9,817 [2]
Maysville city, Kentucky 8,728 [2]
McHenry city, Kentucky 388 [2]
McKee city, Kentucky 779 [2]
Meadow Vale city, Kentucky 759 [2]
Meadowbrook Farm city, Kentucky 142 [2]
Meadowview Estates city, Kentucky 167 [2]
Melbourne city, Kentucky 482 [2]
Mentor city, Kentucky 223 [2]
Middlesborough city, Kentucky 9,084 [2]
Middletown city, Kentucky 7,877 [2]
Midway city, Kentucky 1,893 [2]
Millersburg city, Kentucky 780 [2]
Milton city, Kentucky 601 [2]
Mockingbird Valley city, Kentucky 164 [2]
Monterey city, Kentucky 133 [2]
Monticello city, Kentucky 5,988 [2]
Moorland city, Kentucky 445 [2]
Morehead city, Kentucky 7,562 [2]
Morganfield city, Kentucky 3,366 [2]
Morgantown city, Kentucky 2,431 [2]
Mortons Gap city, Kentucky 826 [2]
Mount Olivet city, Kentucky 336 [2]
Mount Sterling city, Kentucky 7,231 [2]
Mount Vernon city, Kentucky 2,415 [2]
Mount Washington city, Kentucky 14,817 [2]
Muldraugh city, Kentucky 986 [2]
Munfordville city, Kentucky 1,659 [2]
Murray Hill city, Kentucky 605 [2]
Murray city, Kentucky 19,327 [2]
Nebo city, Kentucky 226 [2]
New Castle city, Kentucky 939 [2]
New Haven city, Kentucky 894 [2]
Newport city, Kentucky 14,932 [2]
Nicholasville city, Kentucky 30,865 [2]
Norbourne Estates city, Kentucky 449 [2]
North Middletown city, Kentucky 646 [2]
Northfield city, Kentucky 1,051 [2]
Nortonville city, Kentucky 1,150 [2]
Norwood city, Kentucky 382 [2]
Oak Grove city, Kentucky 7,320 [2]
Oakland city, Kentucky 218 [2]
Old Brownsboro Place city, Kentucky 366 [2]
Olive Hill city, Kentucky 1,556 [2]
Orchard Grass Hills city, Kentucky 1,775 [2]
Owensboro city, Kentucky 60,131 [2]
Owenton city, Kentucky 1,533 [2]
Owingsville city, Kentucky 1,573 [2]
Paducah city, Kentucky 24,865 [2]
Paintsville city, Kentucky 3,990 [2]
Paris city, Kentucky 9,671 [2]
Park City city, Kentucky 559 [2]
Park Hills city, Kentucky 2,984 [2]
Parkway Village city, Kentucky 660 [2]
Pembroke city, Kentucky 889 [2]
Perryville city, Kentucky 749 [2]
Pewee Valley city, Kentucky 1,569 [2]
Pikeville city, Kentucky 6,551 [2]
Pineville city, Kentucky 1,730 [2]
Pioneer Village city, Kentucky 2,941 [2]
Pippa Passes city, Kentucky 659 [2]
Plantation city, Kentucky 854 [2]
Pleasureville city, Kentucky 883 [2]
Plum Springs city, Kentucky 528 [2]
Poplar Hills city, Kentucky 423 [2]
Powderly city, Kentucky 736 [2]
Prestonsburg city, Kentucky 3,532 [2]
Prestonville city, Kentucky 159 [2]
Princeton city, Kentucky 6,115 [2]
Prospect city, Kentucky 4,905 [2]
Providence city, Kentucky 2,999 [2]
Raceland city, Kentucky 2,355 [2]
Radcliff city, Kentucky 22,914 [2]
Ravenna city, Kentucky 559 [2]
Raywick city, Kentucky 135 [2]
Richlawn city, Kentucky 412 [2]
Richmond city, Kentucky 36,157 [2]
River Bluff city, Kentucky 442 [2]
Riverwood city, Kentucky 466 [2]
Robards city, Kentucky 502 [2]
Rochester city, Kentucky 151 [2]
Rockport city, Kentucky 265 [2]
Rolling Fields city, Kentucky 661 [2]
Rolling Hills city, Kentucky 989 [2]
Russell Springs city, Kentucky 2,638 [2]
Russell city, Kentucky 3,231 [2]
Russellville city, Kentucky 7,109 [2]
Ryland Heights city, Kentucky 1,077 [2]
Sacramento city, Kentucky 440 [2]
Sadieville city, Kentucky 362 [2]
Salem city, Kentucky 723 [2]
Salt Lick city, Kentucky 327 [2]
Salyersville city, Kentucky 1,657 [2]
Sanders city, Kentucky 235 [2]
Sandy Hook city, Kentucky 609 [2]
Sardis city, Kentucky 101 [2]
Science Hill city, Kentucky 696 [2]
Scottsville city, Kentucky 4,541 [2]
Sebree city, Kentucky 1,530 [2]
Seneca Gardens city, Kentucky 709 [2]
Sharpsburg city, Kentucky 338 [2]
Shelbyville city, Kentucky 16,585 [2]
Shepherdsville city, Kentucky 12,442 [2]
Shively city, Kentucky 15,689 [2]
Silver Grove city, Kentucky 1,186 [2]
Simpsonville city, Kentucky 2,923 [2]
Slaughters city, Kentucky 205 [2]
Smithfield city, Kentucky 114 [2]
Smithland city, Kentucky 288 [2]
Smiths Grove city, Kentucky 798 [2]
Somerset city, Kentucky 11,585 [2]
Sonora city, Kentucky 520 [2]
South Carrollton city, Kentucky 180 [2]
South Park View city, Kentucky 7 [2]
South Shore city, Kentucky 1,057 [2]
Southgate city, Kentucky 4,013 [2]
Sparta city, Kentucky 277 [2]
Spring Mill city, Kentucky 296 [2]
Spring Valley city, Kentucky 683 [2]
Springfield city, Kentucky 2,961 [2]
St. Charles city, Kentucky 269 [2]
St. Mary city, Kentucky 128 [2]
St. Matthews city, Kentucky 18,105 [2]
St. Regis Park city, Kentucky 1,497 [2]
Stamping Ground city, Kentucky 802 [2]
Stanford city, Kentucky 3,662 [2]
Stanton city, Kentucky 2,713 [2]
Strathmoor Manor city, Kentucky 341 [2]
Strathmoor Village city, Kentucky 660 [2]
Sturgis city, Kentucky 1,781 [2]
Sycamore city, Kentucky 165 [2]
Taylor Mill city, Kentucky 6,802 [2]
Taylorsville city, Kentucky 1,308 [2]
Ten Broeck city, Kentucky 105 [2]
Thornhill city, Kentucky 187 [2]
Tompkinsville city, Kentucky 2,252 [2]
Trenton city, Kentucky 375 [2]
Union city, Kentucky 6,034 [2]
Uniontown city, Kentucky 930 [2]
Upton city, Kentucky 698 [2]
Vanceburg city, Kentucky 1,400 [2]
Versailles city, Kentucky 9,318 [2]
Vicco city, Kentucky 301 [2]
Villa Hills city, Kentucky 7,461 [2]
Vine Grove city, Kentucky 6,439 [2]
Walton city, Kentucky 4,058 [2]
Warfield city, Kentucky 231 [2]
Warsaw city, Kentucky 1,703 [2]
Watterson Park city, Kentucky 1,020 [2]
Waverly city, Kentucky 291 [2]
Wayland city, Kentucky 381 [2]
Wellington city, Kentucky 574 [2]
West Buechel city, Kentucky 1,272 [2]
West Liberty city, Kentucky 3,520 [2]
West Point city, Kentucky 876 [2]
Westwood city, Kentucky 657 [2]
Wheatcroft city, Kentucky 153 [2]
Wheelwright city, Kentucky 503 [2]
White Plains city, Kentucky 897 [2]
Whitesburg city, Kentucky 1,843 [2]
Whitesville city, Kentucky 555 [2]
Wickliffe city, Kentucky 649 [2]
Wilder city, Kentucky 3,056 [2]
Wildwood city, Kentucky 269 [2]
Williamsburg city, Kentucky 5,274 [2]
Williamstown city, Kentucky 3,909 [2]
Willisburg city, Kentucky 285 [2]
Wilmore city, Kentucky 6,435 [2]
Winchester city, Kentucky 18,548 [2]
Windy Hills city, Kentucky 2,459 [2]
Wingo city, Kentucky 631 [2]
Woodburn city, Kentucky 365 [2]
Woodbury city, Kentucky 90 [2]
Woodland Hills city, Kentucky 738 [2]
Woodlawn Park city, Kentucky 967 [2]
Woodlawn city, Kentucky 238 [2]
Worthington Hills city, Kentucky 1,550 [2]
Worthington city, Kentucky 1,505 [2]
Worthville city, Kentucky 186 [2]
Wurtland city, Kentucky 1,026 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html