Latest Data (2018)
Population 30,829
Nationwide Rank 1241

Quick Facts

Nicholasville, Kentucky is the 1,241st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Nicholasville, Kentucky is a city.

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

Nicholasville, Kentucky is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 82% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Nicholasville, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1231 Michigan City, Indiana 31,118 -5.3%
1232 Winter Park, Florida 31,059 11.4%
1233 Hopkinsville, Kentucky 31,026 2.8%
1234 Laguna Hills, California 31,024 -3.1%
1235 Ithaca, New York 30,999 7.2%
1236 Morgantown, West Virginia 30,955 15.9%
1237 Redmond, Oregon 30,914 100.1%
1238 Algonquin, Illinois 30,910 32.9%
1239 Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 30,910 6.1%
1240 Danville, Illinois 30,898 -10.1%
1241 Nicholasville, Kentucky 30,829 47.9%
1242 Goleta, California 30,821 6.9%
1243 Aiken, South Carolina 30,778 17.6%
1244 Cleburne, Texas 30,720 16.2%
1245 Holladay, Utah 30,697 16.7%
1246 Los Gatos, California 30,680 6.8%
1247 Saratoga, California 30,599 1.7%
1248 Gurnee, Illinois 30,576 5.6%
1249 Cibolo, Texas 30,563 857.4%
1250 Opelika, Alabama 30,555 23.7%
1251 Los Altos, California 30,531 8.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
631 Owensboro 59,809 10.2%
958 Covington 40,366 -6.0%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 30,829 1,241
2017 30,553 1,247
2016 30,006 1,259
2015 29,754 1,262
2014 29,097 1,274
2013 28,730 1,278
2012 28,400 1,279
2011 28,147 1,281
2010 28,015 1,278
2009 27,001 1,298
2008 26,580 1,303
2007 25,906 1,335
2006 25,333 1,354
2005 24,367 1,381
2004 23,408 1,414
2003 22,766 1,446
2002 22,139 1,463
2001 21,343 1,509
2000 20,842 1,525
1990 14,065 1,869