Latest Data (2018)
Population 323,780
Nationwide Rank 60

Quick Facts

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is the 60th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is a urban county.

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

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 391,006 -19.1%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,255 10.4%
52 Cleveland, Ohio 383,793 -19.4%
53 Bakersfield, California 383,579 56.5%
54 Aurora, Colorado 374,114 34.6%
55 Anaheim, California 352,005 6.9%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 347,397 -6.3%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside, California 330,063 27.7%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,554 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,780 23.9%
61 Stockton, California 311,178 27.2%
62 Henderson, Nevada 310,390 73.1%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 307,695 7.2%
64 St. Louis, Missouri 302,838 -12.7%
65 Cincinnati, Ohio 302,605 -8.6%
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 301,048 -9.7%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 294,722 28.9%
68 Anchorage, Alaska 291,538 11.8%
69 Plano, Texas 288,061 28.4%
70 Lincoln, Nebraska 287,401 26.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
29 Louisville/Jefferson County 620,118 11.9%
60 Lexington-Fayette 323,780 23.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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