Latest Data (2018)
Population 35,894
Nationwide Rank 1082

Quick Facts

Richmond, Kentucky is the 1,082nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Richmond, Kentucky is a city.

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

Richmond, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Richmond, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1072 Calumet City, Illinois 36,240 -7.1%
1073 Tucker, Georgia 36,206
1074 Temple City, California 36,120 7.5%
1075 Marion, Ohio 36,087 -3.2%
1076 Leavenworth, Kansas 36,062 1.6%
1077 San Juan Capistrano, California 36,013 6.2%
1078 Richfield, Minnesota 35,990 4.5%
1079 Del Rio, Texas 35,954 5.7%
1080 Watertown Town, Massachusetts 35,954
1081 Lewiston, Maine 35,944 0.8%
1082 Richmond, Kentucky 35,894 29.5%
1083 Franklin, Wisconsin 35,872 20.8%
1084 Cooper City, Florida 35,853 26.1%
1085 La Vergne, Tennessee 35,819 89.0%
1086 Peachtree City, Georgia 35,766 12.7%
1087 Mount Vernon, Washington 35,741 33.5%
1088 Bell, California 35,728 -2.6%
1089 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 35,725 152.0%
1090 El Mirage, Arizona 35,670 325.9%
1091 Prattville, Alabama 35,662 36.5%
1092 Eagle Mountain, Utah 35,616 1096.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
529 Bowling Green 68,401 38.1%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 35,894 1,082
2017 35,397 1,087
2016 34,652 1,102
2015 33,533 1,125
2014 33,556 1,112
2013 32,550 1,131
2012 32,112 1,135
2011 31,861 1,139
2010 31,364 1,142
2009 33,459 1,052
2008 32,943 1,058
2007 32,489 1,068
2006 32,344 1,053
2005 31,612 1,070
2004 30,403 1,099
2003 29,396 1,126
2002 28,607 1,140
2001 28,191 1,148
2000 27,714 1,155
1990 21,507 1,289