Latest Data (2017)
Population 321,959
Nationwide Rank 60

Quick Facts

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is the 60th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is a urban county.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lexington-Fayette had its largest population ever.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
50 Wichita, Kansas 390,591 10.8%
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,525 -19.1%
52 Tampa, Florida 385,430 26.7%
53 Bakersfield, California 380,874 55.4%
54 Aurora, Colorado 366,623 31.9%
55 Anaheim, California 352,497 7.0%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 350,395 -5.5%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside, California 327,728 26.8%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,605 17.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 321,959 23.2%
61 Stockton, California 310,496 26.9%
62 St. Louis, Missouri 308,626 -11.0%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 306,621 6.9%
64 Henderson, Nevada 302,539 68.7%
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%
69 Plano, Texas 286,143 27.6%
70 Newark, New Jersey 285,154 4.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
29 Louisville/Jefferson County 621,349 12.1%
60 Lexington-Fayette 321,959 23.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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