Latest Data (2015)
Population 314,488
Nationwide Rank 61

Quick Facts

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is the 61st largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is a urban county.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Lexington-Fayette had its largest population ever.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Border Map

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Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
55 Honolulu, Hawaii -4.9%
56 Anaheim, California 6.5%
57 Santa Ana, California -0.9%
58 Corpus Christi, Texas 16.8%
59 Riverside, California 24.7%
60 St. Louis, Missouri -8.9%
61 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 20.4%
62 Stockton, California 24.9%
63 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -8.7%
64 St. Paul, Minnesota 4.9%
65 Anchorage, Alaska 14.6%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio -9.8%
67 Henderson, Nevada 59.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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