What is the current population of Lexington-Fayette?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Lexington-Fayette is 323,152. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is the 60th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Lexington-Fayette?

The current population of Lexington-Fayette (323,152) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Lexington-Fayette growing?

Lexington-Fayette has grown 23.7% since the 2000. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Is Lexington-Fayette the biggest city in Kentucky?

No, Lexington-Fayette is the second largest city in the state of Kentucky based on population. The biggest city, Louisville/Jefferson County, is 1.9x bigger than Lexington-Fayette.

What county is Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in?

Lexington-Fayette is located entirely in Fayette County.

What is the population density of Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky?

Lexington-Fayette has a population density of 1,042.8 people per square mile.

What is the size of Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in square miles?

Lexington-Fayette has an area of 283.6 square miles. Lexington-Fayette is the 2nd largest city, by area, in Kentucky.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 323,152 60
2018 323,780 60
2017 321,959 60
2016 318,449 60
2015 314,488 61
2014 310,797 61
2013 308,428 61
2012 305,489 62
2011 301,429 62
2010 295,803 63
2009 296,545 63
2008 292,240 63
2007 287,263 63
2006 283,324 63
2005 278,313 65
2004 274,581 69
2003 271,441 67
2002 266,953 67
2001 264,544 66
2000 261,189 65
1990 225,366 70
1980 204,165 68

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 390,144 -19.3%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,938 10.6%
52 Bakersfield, California 384,145 56.8%
53 Cleveland, Ohio 381,009 -20.0%
54 Aurora, Colorado 379,289 36.5%
55 Anaheim, California 350,365 6.4%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 345,064 -6.9%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,318 -1.8%
58 Riverside, California 331,360 28.2%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,586 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,152 23.7%
61 Henderson, Nevada 320,189 78.6%
62 Stockton, California 312,697 27.8%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 308,096 7.4%
64 Cincinnati, Ohio 303,940 -8.2%
65 St. Louis, Missouri 300,576 -13.3%
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 300,286 -10.0%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 296,710 29.8%
68 Lincoln, Nebraska 289,102 26.9%
69 Anchorage, Alaska 288,000 10.5%
70 Plano, Texas 287,677 28.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
29 Louisville/Jefferson County 617,638 11.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette 323,152 23.7%

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