Latest Data (2018)
Population 19,348
Nationwide Rank 1888

Quick Facts

Murray, Kentucky is the 1,888th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Murray, Kentucky is a city.

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

Murray, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Murray, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1878 Baldwin, Pennsylvania 19,464 -1.8%
1879 Matteson, Illinois 19,464 49.3%
1880 Johnstown, Pennsylvania 19,447 -18.3%
1881 Plattsburgh, New York 19,438 3.2%
1882 Brigham City, Utah 19,404 11.0%
1883 Stillwater, Minnesota 19,404 24.4%
1884 Central Falls, Rhode Island 19,398 2.3%
1885 Eloy, Arizona 19,391 84.4%
1886 Tullahoma, Tennessee 19,370 7.1%
1887 Monroe, Washington 19,363 39.3%
1888 Murray, Kentucky 19,348 26.8%
1889 Shelbyville, Indiana 19,326 6.9%
1890 Evergreen Park, Illinois 19,325 -7.0%
1891 Pinole, California 19,318 0.6%
1892 Bethany, Oklahoma 19,317 -4.8%
1893 North Liberty, Iowa 19,239 250.9%
1894 Mineola, New York 19,234 0.0%
1895 Katy, Texas 19,216 62.2%
1896 Oroville, California 19,204 37.3%
1897 Broadview Heights, Ohio 19,202 19.9%
1898 Carlisle, Pennsylvania 19,196 5.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1082 Richmond 35,894 29.5%
1120 Georgetown 34,395 85.6%
1184 Florence 32,479 36.8%
1233 Hopkinsville 31,026 2.8%
1241 Nicholasville 30,829 47.9%
1269 Elizabethtown 30,157 33.3%
1332 Henderson 28,432 3.5%
1343 Independence 28,109 85.1%
1349 Jeffersontown 27,997 5.5%
1363 Frankfort 27,679 -0.3%
1520 Paducah 24,850 -5.4%
1640 Radcliff 22,952 3.9%
1802 Ashland 20,382 -6.9%
1888 Murray 19,348 26.8%
1912 Erlanger 18,946 13.4%
1923 Madisonville 18,833 -2.5%
1949 Winchester 18,577 11.0%
1974 St. Matthews 18,199 5.1%
2093 Danville 16,804 8.5%
2144 Fort Thomas 16,364 -0.6%
2159 Shelbyville 16,246 59.2%
2209 Berea 15,787 39.3%
2210 Shively 15,781 5.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 19,348 1,888
2017 19,200 1,886
2016 19,006 1,890
2015 18,954 1,885
2014 18,630 1,904
2013 18,106 1,933
2012 17,981 1,932
2011 17,903 1,930
2010 17,741 1,921
2009 16,555 2,002
2008 16,470 1,999
2007 16,279 1,999
2006 16,166 1,988
2005 15,888 1,988
2004 15,657 1,988
2003 15,482 1,993
2002 15,306 1,995
2001 15,316 1,986
2000 15,251 1,984
1990 14,715 1,808