Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,754
Nationwide Rank 4379

Quick Facts

Central City, Kentucky is the 4,379th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Central City, Kentucky is a city.

Central City, Kentucky is currently 3.7% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Central City, Kentucky's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Central City, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4369 Bellevue, Kentucky 5,772 -10.7%
4370 Rupert, Idaho 5,769 2.4%
4371 Hartford City, Indiana 5,766 -17.2%
4372 Crafton, Pennsylvania 5,763 -13.7%
4373 Cave Creek, Arizona 5,760 52.7%
4374 Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania 5,758 -8.0%
4375 Washingtonville, New York 5,758 -2.3%
4376 Gas City, Indiana 5,757 -2.8%
4377 Sylvester, Georgia 5,756 -3.8%
4378 Ulysses, Kansas 5,756 -3.3%
4379 Central City, Kentucky 5,754 -2.1%
4380 Fellsmere, Florida 5,754 47.5%
4381 Oceanport, New Jersey 5,751 -1.2%
4382 Du Quoin, Illinois 5,748 -10.9%
4383 Belding, Michigan 5,747 -2.0%
4384 Chickasaw, Alabama 5,745 -9.2%
4385 Wilmington, Illinois 5,742 4685.0%
4386 Princeton, West Virginia 5,741 -9.9%
4387 Petoskey, Michigan 5,738 -5.6%
4388 Fort Wright, Kentucky 5,737 0.9%
4389 Dowagiac, Michigan 5,735 -4.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2791 Somerset 11,486 0.6%
2793 Lyndon 11,483 13.7%
2794 Lawrenceburg 11,479 25.2%
2806 Campbellsville 11,411 9.0%
3105 Mayfield 9,874 -4.6%
3107 Paris 9,872 7.4%
3167 Alexandria 9,549 11.7%
3209 Middlesborough 9,326 -10.0%
3213 Versailles 9,316 17.8%
3245 Hillview 9,148 29.9%
3287 Franklin 8,969 10.1%
3290 La Grange 8,965 56.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,754 4,379
2017 5,775 4,357
2016 5,857 4,311
2015 5,892 4,288
2014 5,899 4,272
2013 5,902 4,255
2012 5,912 4,227
2011 5,941 4,202
2010 5,978 4,169
2009 5,680 4,259
2008 5,682 4,241
2007 5,728 4,195
2006 5,729 4,186
2005 5,735 4,150
2004 5,754 4,125
2003 5,762 4,099
2002 5,788 4,060
2001 5,835 4,023
2000 5,883 3,989
1990 5,080 4,037