Latest Data (2016)
Population 5,857
Nationwide Rank 4311

Quick Facts

Central City, Kentucky is the 4,311th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Central City, Kentucky is a city.

Central City, Kentucky is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Central City, Kentucky's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Central City, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
4301 Roseland, New Jersey 5,885 11.1%
4302 Norwood, Pennsylvania 5,880 -1.6%
4303 Luling, Texas 5,878 15.2%
4304 Hilton, New York 5,876 -0.1%
4305 Richmond, Michigan 5,876 18.6%
4306 Gas City, Indiana 5,874 -0.8%
4307 Lewistown, Montana 5,870 -6.8%
4308 Attalla, Alabama 5,865 -14.1%
4309 Norwood, New Jersey 5,858 0.6%
4310 Windcrest, Texas 5,858 14.6%
4311 Central City, Kentucky 5,857 -0.4%
4312 Marion, Virginia 5,855 -7.6%
4313 Mount Zion, Illinois 5,855 19.9%
4314 Lindale, Texas 5,853 85.7%
4315 Du Quoin, Illinois 5,849 -9.4%
4316 Bellevue, Kentucky 5,845 -9.6%
4317 Carterville, Illinois 5,843 24.3%
4318 Kingston, Tennessee 5,840 10.0%
4319 New Brighton, Pennsylvania 5,840 -11.7%
4320 Lake Mills, Wisconsin 5,836 19.9%
4321 Dickson City, Pennsylvania 5,833 -5.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
2765 Somerset 11,487 0.6%
2775 Lyndon 11,407 12.9%
2781 Campbellsville 11,387 8.7%
2823 Lawrenceburg 11,169 21.8%
3049 Mayfield 9,999 -3.4%
3084 Paris 9,840 7.0%
3127 Middlesborough 9,626 -7.1%
3180 Alexandria 9,340 9.3%
3192 Versailles 9,270 17.2%
3283 Maysville 8,866 -1.2%
3290 Hillview 8,851 25.7%
3299 Franklin 8,823 8.3%
3322 Edgewood 8,748 -6.8%
3330 La Grange 8,722 52.6%
3382 Elsmere 8,520 4.4%
3420 Harrodsburg 8,419 3.1%
3474 Fort Mitchell 8,286 2.6%
3516 London 8,157 9.5%
3604 Middletown 7,845 34.4%
3636 Morehead 7,758 2.0%
3729 Villa Hills 7,468 -5.8%
3755 Corbin 7,398 -6.1%
3765 Oak Grove 7,370 3.8%
3784 Flatwoods 7,311 -2.5%
3801 Mount Sterling 7,242 18.1%
3829 Highland Heights 7,155 4.8%
3852 Pikeville 7,106 9.5%
3888 Russellville 7,001 -2.1%
3925 Leitchfield 6,874 10.2%
3969 Taylor Mill 6,756 -7.8%
4107 Cynthiana 6,383 0.6%
4139 Wilmore 6,312 7.0%
4162 Cold Spring 6,227 58.0%
4195 Princeton 6,119 -6.2%
4208 Monticello 6,087 1.6%
4285 Vine Grove 5,921 42.1%
4311 Central City 5,857 -0.4%
4316 Bellevue 5,845 -9.6%
4334 Union 5,807 98.5%
4346 Fort Wright 5,766 1.4%
4373 Douglass Hills 5,696 2.6%
4399 Lebanon 5,638 -4.4%
4496 Dayton 5,413 -9.1%
4553 Williamsburg 5,313 7.3%
4558 Hazard 5,300 9.0%
4773 Crestwood 4,910 87.5%
4781 Columbia 4,885 10.7%
4785 Prospect 4,875 5.3%
4981 Benton 4,531 4.2%
4984 Ludlow 4,524 2.7%
5056 Scottsville 4,416 2.1%
5082 Hurstbourne 4,378 12.8%
5093 Greenville 4,366 -0.4%
5213 Paintsville 4,203 1.9%
5328 Grayson 4,043 4.1%
5355 Crescent Springs 4,009 1.5%
5389 Williamstown 3,965 21.8%
5416 Walton 3,927 57.3%
5449 Crittenden 3,876 50.9%
5450 Carrollton 3,874 0.8%
5456 Lancaster 3,866 0.9%
5468 Southgate 3,845 10.7%
5615 Stanford 3,662 6.8%
5623 Beaver Dam 3,648 18.5%
5717 Morganfield 3,543 1.8%
5720 Prestonsburg 3,541 -8.3%
5844 West Liberty 3,375 3.8%
5881 Crestview Hills 3,332 13.9%
5966 Russell 3,244 -10.7%
5986 Hodgenville 3,226 11.5%
6036 Barbourville 3,170 -11.6%
6094 Springfield 3,123 14.1%
6113 Providence 3,102 -13.9%
6141 Wilder 3,071 17.3%
6216 Park Hills 2,999 0.9%
6236 Marion 2,981 -6.9%
6241 Indian Hills 2,979 2.7%
6259 Graymoor-Devondale 2,960 3.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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