Latest Data (2018)
Population 7,634
Nationwide Rank 3718

Quick Facts

Morehead, Kentucky is the 3,718th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Morehead, Kentucky is a city.

Morehead, Kentucky is currently 10.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Morehead, Kentucky's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Morehead, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3708 Lamar, Colorado 7,656 -13.4%
3709 Scotia, New York 7,654 -3.7%
3710 Holly Springs, Mississippi 7,652 -3.9%
3711 Pulaski, Tennessee 7,652 -4.3%
3712 Butler, New Jersey 7,650 1.5%
3713 Jasper, Texas 7,644 -0.3%
3714 Orland, California 7,644 20.8%
3715 Emerson, New Jersey 7,643 6.1%
3716 Milan, Tennessee 7,640 -3.1%
3717 Woodlake, California 7,640 14.4%
3718 Morehead, Kentucky 7,634 0.4%
3719 Chehalis, Washington 7,633 8.3%
3720 Rhinelander, Wisconsin 7,632 -5.4%
3721 Seminole, Texas 7,629 29.5%
3722 Guadalupe, California 7,625 34.9%
3723 Auburn, Georgia 7,614 8.0%
3724 Caribou, Maine 7,614 -8.3%
3725 Sioux Center, Iowa 7,614 25.3%
3726 Gonzales, Texas 7,606 4.8%
3727 Cotati, California 7,599 16.8%
3728 Glen Ridge, New Jersey 7,598 4.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2282 Newport 15,020 -11.7%
2315 Mount Washington 14,705 68.8%
2342 Glasgow 14,424 9.9%
2514 Bardstown 13,164 21.8%
2630 Shepherdsville 12,383 45.4%
2791 Somerset 11,486 0.6%
2793 Lyndon 11,483 13.7%
2794 Lawrenceburg 11,479 25.2%
2806 Campbellsville 11,411 9.0%
3105 Mayfield 9,874 -4.6%
3107 Paris 9,872 7.4%
3167 Alexandria 9,549 11.7%
3209 Middlesborough 9,326 -10.0%
3213 Versailles 9,316 17.8%
3245 Hillview 9,148 29.9%
3287 Franklin 8,969 10.1%
3290 La Grange 8,965 56.9%
3341 Maysville 8,779 -2.1%
3357 Edgewood 8,733 -6.9%
3383 Elsmere 8,642 5.9%
3422 Harrodsburg 8,492 4.0%
3513 Fort Mitchell 8,242 2.0%
3582 London 8,043 7.9%
3625 Middletown 7,915 35.6%
3718 Morehead 7,634 0.4%
3772 Villa Hills 7,448 -6.1%
3793 Oak Grove 7,376 3.9%
3826 Mount Sterling 7,278 18.7%
3834 Corbin 7,261 -7.9%
3885 Highland Heights 7,103 4.1%
3895 Flatwoods 7,082 -5.6%
3905 Russellville 7,057 -1.3%
3966 Leitchfield 6,831 9.5%
3981 Taylor Mill 6,792 -7.3%
4045 Pikeville 6,638 2.3%
4110 Cold Spring 6,446 63.5%
4121 Wilmore 6,423 8.8%
4145 Cynthiana 6,362 0.3%
4167 Vine Grove 6,310 51.5%
4225 Princeton 6,131 -6.0%
4259 Monticello 6,034 0.8%
4292 Union 5,930 102.8%
4369 Bellevue 5,772 -10.7%
4379 Central City 5,754 -2.1%
4388 Fort Wright 5,737 0.9%
4392 Douglass Hills 5,730 3.2%
4401 Lebanon 5,698 -3.4%
4480 Dayton 5,507 -7.5%
4586 Williamsburg 5,281 6.7%
4711 Crestwood 5,039 92.4%
4731 Hazard 4,997 2.7%
4774 Prospect 4,925 6.4%
4949 Columbia 4,636 5.1%
5025 Ludlow 4,500 2.2%
5033 Scottsville 4,488 3.7%
5050 Benton 4,469 2.8%
5096 Hurstbourne 4,403 13.5%
5210 Greenville 4,252 -3.0%
5337 Crescent Springs 4,056 2.7%
5355 Paintsville 4,037 -2.0%
5384 Walton 3,995 60.0%
5426 Grayson 3,944 1.5%
5427 Williamstown 3,944 21.2%
5428 Southgate 3,942 13.5%
5458 Crittenden 3,899 51.8%
5485 Lancaster 3,856 0.6%
5507 Carrollton 3,830 -0.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 7,634 3,718
2017 7,736 3,668
2016 7,758 3,636
2015 7,045 3,857
2014 6,978 3,863
2013 6,917 3,864
2012 6,860 3,858
2011 6,882 3,845
2010 6,845 3,837
2009 7,710 3,526
2008 7,659 3,527
2007 7,638 3,510
2006 7,617 3,485
2005 7,572 3,474
2004 7,553 3,461
2003 7,603 3,417
2002 7,614 3,397
2001 7,628 3,373
2000 7,603 3,365
1990 8,481 2,788