Latest Data (2018)
Population 18,199
Nationwide Rank 1974

Quick Facts

St. Matthews, Kentucky is the 1,974th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

St. Matthews, Kentucky is a city.

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

St. Matthews, Kentucky's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

St. Matthews, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1964 Stafford, Texas 18,312 15.0%
1965 Marshfield, Wisconsin 18,311 -2.8%
1966 Round Lake, Illinois 18,278 203.2%
1967 Arcata, California 18,257 9.8%
1968 Hyattsville, Maryland 18,243 16.5%
1969 Bensenville, Illinois 18,226 -12.1%
1970 Trenton, Michigan 18,220 -7.0%
1971 Hurricane, Utah 18,205 117.8%
1972 Cudahy, Wisconsin 18,202 -1.0%
1973 Newburyport, Massachusetts 18,202 5.9%
1974 St. Matthews, Kentucky 18,199 5.1%
1975 St. Marys, Georgia 18,196 22.1%
1976 Durant, Oklahoma 18,175 28.1%
1977 Manchester, Missouri 18,172 -5.1%
1978 Palestine, Texas 18,136 2.8%
1979 Eastlake, Ohio 18,131 -10.3%
1980 Ottawa, Illinois 18,128 -2.3%
1981 Terrell, Texas 18,126 31.5%
1982 North Aurora, Illinois 18,124 65.4%
1983 Maumelle, Arkansas 18,111 68.2%
1984 Arroyo Grande, California 18,087 13.4%

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%
3167 Alexandria 9,549 11.7%
3209 Middlesborough 9,326 -10.0%
3213 Versailles 9,316 17.8%
3245 Hillview 9,148 29.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 18,199 1,974
2017 18,139 1,973
2016 18,071 1,971
2015 18,025 1,961
2014 17,911 1,961
2013 17,854 1,951
2012 17,700 1,952
2011 17,595 1,953
2010 17,472 1,946
2009 18,750 1,794
2008 18,673 1,794
2007 18,135 1,818
2006 17,703 1,838
2005 17,303 1,859
2004 17,332 1,834
2003 17,371 1,815
2002 17,328 1,803
2001 17,317 1,789
2000 17,310 1,781
1990 15,733 1,699