Latest Data (2018)
Population 4,469
Nationwide Rank 5050

Quick Facts

Benton, Kentucky is the 5,050th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Benton, Kentucky is a city.

Benton, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Benton had its largest population ever.

Benton, Kentucky's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5040 Kaplan, Louisiana 4,480 -14.0%
5041 Rockford, Minnesota 4,480 24.9%
5042 Black Diamond, Washington 4,477 12.7%
5043 West Hazleton, Pennsylvania 4,477 26.8%
5044 Winfield, Alabama 4,477 -1.4%
5045 Smithville, Texas 4,472 16.7%
5046 Berwick, Louisiana 4,471 1.6%
5047 Castle Hills, Texas 4,471 6.4%
5048 Ottawa Hills, Ohio 4,470 -1.7%
5049 Sauk Centre, Minnesota 4,470 13.1%
5050 Benton, Kentucky 4,469 2.8%
5051 Surfside Beach, South Carolina 4,468 0.6%
5052 East Palestine, Ohio 4,466 -9.0%
5053 Amite City, Louisiana 4,465 8.6%
5054 Russell, Kansas 4,463 -4.7%
5055 Sayre, Oklahoma 4,463 7.0%
5056 Jourdanton, Texas 4,461 18.6%
5057 Beecher, Illinois 4,460 109.5%
5058 Florence, Mississippi 4,460 75.1%
5059 Manlius, New York 4,457 -7.4%
5060 Mount Vernon, Iowa 4,454 16.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3341 Maysville 8,779 -2.1%
3357 Edgewood 8,733 -6.9%
3383 Elsmere 8,642 5.9%
3422 Harrodsburg 8,492 4.0%
3513 Fort Mitchell 8,242 2.0%
3582 London 8,043 7.9%
3625 Middletown 7,915 35.6%
3718 Morehead 7,634 0.4%
3772 Villa Hills 7,448 -6.1%
3793 Oak Grove 7,376 3.9%
3826 Mount Sterling 7,278 18.7%
3834 Corbin 7,261 -7.9%
3885 Highland Heights 7,103 4.1%
3895 Flatwoods 7,082 -5.6%
3905 Russellville 7,057 -1.3%
3966 Leitchfield 6,831 9.5%
3981 Taylor Mill 6,792 -7.3%
4045 Pikeville 6,638 2.3%
4110 Cold Spring 6,446 63.5%
4121 Wilmore 6,423 8.8%
4145 Cynthiana 6,362 0.3%
4167 Vine Grove 6,310 51.5%
4225 Princeton 6,131 -6.0%
4259 Monticello 6,034 0.8%
4292 Union 5,930 102.8%
4369 Bellevue 5,772 -10.7%
4379 Central City 5,754 -2.1%
4388 Fort Wright 5,737 0.9%
4392 Douglass Hills 5,730 3.2%
4401 Lebanon 5,698 -3.4%
4480 Dayton 5,507 -7.5%
4586 Williamsburg 5,281 6.7%
4711 Crestwood 5,039 92.4%
4731 Hazard 4,997 2.7%
4774 Prospect 4,925 6.4%
4949 Columbia 4,636 5.1%
5025 Ludlow 4,500 2.2%
5033 Scottsville 4,488 3.7%
5050 Benton 4,469 2.8%
5096 Hurstbourne 4,403 13.5%
5210 Greenville 4,252 -3.0%
5337 Crescent Springs 4,056 2.7%
5355 Paintsville 4,037 -2.0%
5384 Walton 3,995 60.0%
5426 Grayson 3,944 1.5%
5427 Williamstown 3,944 21.2%
5428 Southgate 3,942 13.5%
5458 Crittenden 3,899 51.8%
5485 Lancaster 3,856 0.6%
5507 Carrollton 3,830 -0.2%
5611 Stanford 3,686 7.5%
5689 Beaver Dam 3,589 16.6%
5694 Prestonsburg 3,583 -7.2%
5735 West Liberty 3,532 8.7%
5842 Morganfield 3,401 -2.2%
5947 Crestview Hills 3,280 12.1%
5981 Russell 3,245 -10.7%
5989 Hodgenville 3,238 12.0%
6141 Barbourville 3,099 -13.5%
6169 Wilder 3,070 17.2%
6202 Providence 3,038 -15.7%
6251 Indian Hills 2,985 2.9%
6259 Park Hills 2,981 0.3%
6273 Graymoor-Devondale 2,965 3.6%
6285 Springfield 2,946 7.7%
6306 Pioneer Village 2,919 15.1%
6334 Simpsonville 2,892 122.1%
6350 Brandenburg 2,878 39.2%
6355 Marion 2,872 -10.3%
6421 Flemingsburg 2,806 8.0%
6495 Lakeside Park 2,744 -4.2%
6504 Hartford 2,740 6.6%
6606 Cadiz 2,665 12.3%
6616 Stanton 2,661 -12.3%
6633 Dawson Springs 2,647 -10.9%
6669 Russell Springs 2,610 20.3%
6701 Eminence 2,582 15.2%
6769 Eddyville 2,528 7.3%
6796 Calvert City 2,502 -7.5%
6839 Windy Hills 2,475 0.6%
6881 Mount Vernon 2,450 -5.6%
6894 Cave City 2,436 28.5%
6900 Anchorage 2,432 4.1%
6940 Morgantown 2,407 -5.4%
6955 Horse Cave 2,394 5.9%
6980 Louisa 2,375 17.9%
7032 Hardinsburg 2,345 0.0%
7033 Raceland 2,345 -7.9%
7059 Irvine 2,325 -18.0%
7083 Junction City 2,308 4.7%
7114 Tompkinsville 2,287 -13.8%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 4,469 5,050
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