Latest Data (2018)
Population 3,856
Nationwide Rank 5485

Quick Facts

Lancaster, Kentucky is the 5,485th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lancaster, Kentucky is a city.

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

Lancaster, Kentucky's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5475 Green Oaks, Illinois 3,868 6.9%
5476 Huxley, Iowa 3,867 65.4%
5477 Nome, Alaska 3,866 10.5%
5478 Colorado City, Texas 3,864 -8.8%
5479 Leland, Mississippi 3,863 -29.5%
5480 Forks, Washington 3,862 17.8%
5481 Denver, Pennsylvania 3,860 15.0%
5482 Windber, Pennsylvania 3,860 -12.5%
5483 Carmel-by-the-Sea, California 3,859 -5.6%
5484 Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania 3,857 14.0%
5485 Lancaster, Kentucky 3,856 0.6%
5486 Swanton, Ohio 3,855 12.6%
5487 Rochester, Wisconsin 3,853 13.4%
5488 Venus, Texas 3,853 100.3%
5489 Elmira Heights, New York 3,849 -7.4%
5490 Wellsville, Utah 3,849 38.7%
5491 Clyde, Texas 3,848 6.8%
5492 Booneville, Arkansas 3,845 -6.5%
5493 Dupo, Illinois 3,844 -2.3%
5494 Marshall, Illinois 3,843 -1.8%
5495 Hazlehurst, Mississippi 3,838 -12.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
7203 Dry Ridge 2,227 7.2%
7276 Fulton 2,176 -21.0%
7306 Hickman 2,156 -15.1%
7357 Liberty 2,119 14.6%
7361 Elkton 2,118 7.0%
7404 Falmouth 2,102 1.6%
7419 Greensburg 2,095 -12.8%
7601 Albany 2,004 -9.7%
7644 Jackson 1,979 -22.2%
7664 Cumberland 1,967 -24.0%
7680 Jenkins 1,961 -18.0%
7685 Carlisle 1,959 -7.9%
7692 Lebanon Junction 1,955 8.2%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 3,856 5,485
2017 3,860 5,472
2016 3,866 5,456
2015 3,864 5,441
2014 3,765 5,505
2013 3,790 5,475
2012 3,433 5,752
2011 3,419 5,756
2010 3,442 5,720
2009 4,401 4,947
2008 4,391 4,940
2007 4,379 4,922
2006 4,303 4,948
2005 4,226 4,972
2004 4,120 5,021
2003 4,074 5,031
2002 3,996 5,067
2001 3,888 5,126
2000 3,831 5,156
1990 3,464 5,081