Latest Data (2016)
Population 318,449
Nationwide Rank 60

Quick Facts

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is the 60th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is a urban county.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Lexington-Fayette had its largest population ever.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
50 Wichita, Kansas 389,902 10.6%
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,809 -19.0%
52 Tampa, Florida 377,165 24.0%
53 Bakersfield, California 376,380 53.6%
54 Aurora, Colorado 361,710 30.1%
55 Honolulu, Hawaii 351,792 -5.1%
56 Anaheim, California 351,043 6.6%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,217 -1.2%
58 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,733 17.4%
59 Riverside, California 324,722 25.6%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 318,449 21.9%
61 St. Louis, Missouri 311,404 -10.2%
62 Stockton, California 307,072 25.5%
63 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 303,625 -9.0%
64 St. Paul, Minnesota 302,398 5.4%
65 Cincinnati, Ohio 298,800 -9.7%
66 Anchorage, Alaska 298,192 14.4%
67 Henderson, Nevada 292,969 63.4%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 287,027 25.6%
69 Plano, Texas 286,057 27.5%
70 Newark, New Jersey 281,764 3.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
29 Louisville/Jefferson County 616,261 11.2%
60 Lexington-Fayette 318,449 21.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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