Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,499
Nationwide Rank 5011

Quick Facts

Benton, Kentucky is the 5,011th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Benton, Kentucky is a city.

Benton, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Benton had its largest population ever.

Benton, Kentucky's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5001 Creedmoor, North Carolina 4,518 87.5%
5002 Whiteville, Tennessee 4,518 -1.5%
5003 Bremen, Indiana 4,516 0.0%
5004 Coopertown, Tennessee 4,516 48.6%
5005 Daytona Beach Shores, Florida 4,514 2.8%
5006 Ludlow, Kentucky 4,507 2.3%
5007 South Lebanon, Ohio 4,506 68.7%
5008 North Kansas City, Missouri 4,505 -4.3%
5009 Coldwater, Ohio 4,503 0.6%
5010 Manlius, New York 4,503 -6.4%
5011 Benton, Kentucky 4,499 3.5%
5012 Edwardsville, Kansas 4,498 7.2%
5013 Sandy Oaks, Texas 4,498
5014 Dundee, Florida 4,497 49.5%
5015 Scott City, Missouri 4,496 -2.0%
5016 Gibraltar, Michigan 4,495 4.9%
5017 Verdigris, Oklahoma 4,495 75.2%
5018 Sayre, Oklahoma 4,490 7.6%
5019 Aurora, Nebraska 4,488 6.2%
5020 Rockford, Minnesota 4,488 25.1%
5021 East Palestine, Ohio 4,487 -8.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3300 La Grange 8,877 55.3%
3322 Maysville 8,800 -1.9%
3326 Franklin 8,781 7.8%
3351 Edgewood 8,720 -7.1%
3371 Elsmere 8,644 5.9%
3437 Harrodsburg 8,394 2.8%
3496 Fort Mitchell 8,248 2.1%
3578 London 8,006 7.4%
3605 Middletown 7,914 35.6%
3668 Morehead 7,736 1.7%
3762 Villa Hills 7,437 -6.2%
3822 Corbin 7,272 -7.7%
3825 Oak Grove 7,266 2.4%
3843 Mount Sterling 7,209 17.6%
3851 Flatwoods 7,177 -4.3%
3877 Highland Heights 7,100 4.0%
3886 Russellville 7,073 -1.1%
3940 Leitchfield 6,889 10.5%
3980 Taylor Mill 6,765 -7.6%
4013 Pikeville 6,685 3.0%
4124 Cold Spring 6,370 61.6%
4125 Cynthiana 6,370 0.4%
4143 Wilmore 6,343 7.5%
4209 Monticello 6,112 2.1%
4211 Princeton 6,108 -6.3%
4220 Vine Grove 6,093 46.3%
4314 Union 5,895 101.6%
4357 Central City 5,775 -1.8%
4361 Bellevue 5,772 -10.7%
4373 Fort Wright 5,729 0.8%
4374 Douglass Hills 5,728 3.1%
4409 Lebanon 5,651 -4.2%
4489 Dayton 5,449 -8.5%
4576 Williamsburg 5,280 6.7%
4675 Hazard 5,090 4.7%
4730 Crestwood 4,982 90.2%
4766 Prospect 4,923 6.4%
4798 Columbia 4,881 10.6%
5006 Ludlow 4,507 2.3%
5011 Benton 4,499 3.5%
5043 Scottsville 4,447 2.8%
5083 Hurstbourne 4,403 13.5%
5176 Greenville 4,269 -2.6%
5306 Paintsville 4,082 -0.9%
5335 Crescent Springs 4,039 2.3%
5364 Grayson 3,999 2.9%
5390 Walton 3,974 59.2%
5419 Williamstown 3,931 20.8%
5452 Southgate 3,892 12.0%
5459 Crittenden 3,876 50.9%
5472 Lancaster 3,860 0.7%
5490 Carrollton 3,834 -0.1%
5638 Stanford 3,628 5.8%
5683 Beaver Dam 3,577 16.2%
5771 Morganfield 3,466 -0.3%
5792 Prestonsburg 3,438 -10.9%
5876 Crestview Hills 3,338 14.1%
5881 West Liberty 3,336 2.6%
5997 Russell 3,226 -11.2%
5999 Hodgenville 3,225 11.5%
6105 Springfield 3,119 14.0%
6121 Barbourville 3,104 -13.4%
6169 Wilder 3,064 17.0%
6210 Providence 3,017 -16.3%
6239 Indian Hills 2,987 3.0%
6246 Park Hills 2,983 0.3%
6260 Graymoor-Devondale 2,967 3.7%
6289 Marion 2,930 -8.5%
6338 Pioneer Village 2,888 13.9%
6389 Brandenburg 2,832 37.0%
6395 Flemingsburg 2,827 8.8%
6400 Simpsonville 2,822 116.7%
6492 Lakeside Park 2,745 -4.2%
6511 Hartford 2,733 6.4%
6586 Dawson Springs 2,677 -9.9%
6621 Stanton 2,654 -12.6%
6633 Cadiz 2,633 10.9%
6708 Eminence 2,569 14.6%
6709 Russell Springs 2,569 18.4%
6712 Eddyville 2,567 9.0%
6770 Calvert City 2,521 -6.8%
6828 Windy Hills 2,477 0.7%
6870 Mount Vernon 2,446 -5.8%
6883 Anchorage 2,435 4.3%
6890 Morgantown 2,428 -4.5%
6912 Louisa 2,412 19.8%
6914 Cave City 2,411 27.2%
6985 Horse Cave 2,359 4.4%
6993 Raceland 2,354 -7.6%
7002 Irvine 2,348 -17.2%
7041 Hardinsburg 2,322 -0.9%
7092 Junction City 2,294 4.1%
7125 Tompkinsville 2,277 -14.2%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,499 5,011
2016 4,531 4,981
2015 4,357 5,086
2014 4,329 5,092
2013 4,377 5,049
2012 4,409 5,021
2011 4,417 5,007
2010 4,349 5,035
2009 4,350 4,987
2008 4,358 4,963
2007 4,366 4,932
2006 4,342 4,925
2005 4,312 4,904
2004 4,300 4,891
2003 4,296 4,868
2002 4,294 4,848
2001 4,310 4,818
2000 4,346 4,792
1990 4,001 4,706