Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,914
Nationwide Rank 7772

Quick Facts

Whitesburg, Kentucky is the 7,772nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Whitesburg, Kentucky is a city.

Whitesburg, Kentucky is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Whitesburg, Kentucky is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7762 Richmond, Illinois 1,920 64.8%
7763 Van Horn, Texas 1,919 -21.6%
7764 Watkins Glen, New York 1,919 -11.1%
7765 Albion, Illinois 1,918 -0.9%
7766 Roman Forest, Texas 1,917 40.9%
7767 Carterville, Missouri 1,916 3.2%
7768 Tennille, Georgia 1,915 27.5%
7769 Wadley, Georgia 1,915 -8.0%
7770 Mart, Texas 1,914 -15.8%
7771 Mill City, Oregon 1,914 22.4%
7772 Whitesburg, Kentucky 1,914 19.4%
7773 Dora, Alabama 1,913 -20.6%
7774 Florala, Alabama 1,913 -2.0%
7775 Athens, Illinois 1,911 10.1%
7776 Bernie, Missouri 1,911 6.7%
7777 New Johnsonville, Tennessee 1,910 0.3%
7778 Spencer, Wisconsin 1,910 -0.9%
7779 Cave City, Arkansas 1,909 -2.1%
7780 Gate City, Virginia 1,907 -12.8%
7781 Arkoma, Oklahoma 1,906 -12.5%
7782 Richwood, West Virginia 1,906 -22.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5638 Stanford 3,628 5.8%
5683 Beaver Dam 3,577 16.2%
5771 Morganfield 3,466 -0.3%
5792 Prestonsburg 3,438 -10.9%
5876 Crestview Hills 3,338 14.1%
5881 West Liberty 3,336 2.6%
5997 Russell 3,226 -11.2%
5999 Hodgenville 3,225 11.5%
6105 Springfield 3,119 14.0%
6121 Barbourville 3,104 -13.4%
6169 Wilder 3,064 17.0%
6210 Providence 3,017 -16.3%
6239 Indian Hills 2,987 3.0%
6246 Park Hills 2,983 0.3%
6260 Graymoor-Devondale 2,967 3.7%
6289 Marion 2,930 -8.5%
6338 Pioneer Village 2,888 13.9%
6389 Brandenburg 2,832 37.0%
6395 Flemingsburg 2,827 8.8%
6400 Simpsonville 2,822 116.7%
6492 Lakeside Park 2,745 -4.2%
6511 Hartford 2,733 6.4%
6586 Dawson Springs 2,677 -9.9%
6621 Stanton 2,654 -12.6%
6633 Cadiz 2,633 10.9%
6708 Eminence 2,569 14.6%
6709 Russell Springs 2,569 18.4%
6712 Eddyville 2,567 9.0%
6770 Calvert City 2,521 -6.8%
6828 Windy Hills 2,477 0.7%
6870 Mount Vernon 2,446 -5.8%
6883 Anchorage 2,435 4.3%
6890 Morgantown 2,428 -4.5%
6912 Louisa 2,412 19.8%
6914 Cave City 2,411 27.2%
6985 Horse Cave 2,359 4.4%
6993 Raceland 2,354 -7.6%
7002 Irvine 2,348 -17.2%
7041 Hardinsburg 2,322 -0.9%
7092 Junction City 2,294 4.1%
7125 Tompkinsville 2,277 -14.2%
7204 Dry Ridge 2,219 6.8%
7219 Fulton 2,207 -19.9%
7263 Hickman 2,180 -14.2%
7365 Falmouth 2,114 2.2%
7370 Liberty 2,113 14.2%
7376 Elkton 2,111 6.7%
7380 Greensburg 2,108 -12.2%
7497 Jackson 2,052 -19.4%
7558 Albany 2,020 -9.0%
7578 Jenkins 2,011 -15.9%
7604 Cumberland 1,998 -22.8%
7668 Carlisle 1,963 -7.7%
7718 Lebanon Junction 1,939 7.3%
7772 Whitesburg 1,914 19.4%
7796 Hurstbourne Acres 1,897 24.6%
7935 Sturgis 1,833 -10.4%
7976 Midway 1,811 11.3%
8023 Jamestown 1,791 9.4%
8048 Catlettsburg 1,778 -7.9%
8097 Salyersville 1,761 10.0%
8117 Orchard Grass Hills 1,748 31.5%
8131 Jeffersonville 1,742 14.8%
8161 Pineville 1,734 -16.9%
8221 Lewisport 1,706 3.8%
8256 Warsaw 1,692 -8.7%
8345 Munfordville 1,646 5.0%
8489 Edmonton 1,585 -1.6%
8510 Olive Hill 1,577 -12.8%
8525 Owingsville 1,567 -0.1%
8543 Worthington Hills 1,558 -2.5%
8553 Pewee Valley 1,554 7.3%
8561 Harlan 1,551 -24.7%
8585 Sebree 1,543 -1.0%
8590 Owenton 1,541 10.9%
8611 Worthington 1,530 -8.2%
8617 Coal Run Village 1,526 124.7%
8658 St. Regis Park 1,510 -0.7%
8685 Audubon Park 1,501 -2.8%
8744 Burkesville 1,481 -15.6%
8929 Vanceburg 1,410 -19.0%
8994 Guthrie 1,391 -4.9%
9052 Auburn 1,373 -5.1%
9084 Beechwood Village 1,363 16.1%
9102 Manchester 1,355 -34.8%
9103 Earlington 1,354 -17.5%
9263 Livermore 1,296 -12.6%
9292 Clinton 1,289 -8.6%
9328 West Buechel 1,280 -1.7%
9388 Barbourmeade 1,258 1.6%
9408 Taylorsville 1,252 19.8%
9556 Beattyville 1,206 0.0%
9629 Brodhead 1,183 -1.0%
9659 Irvington 1,173 -6.9%
9667 Nortonville 1,171 -7.2%
9683 Coldstream 1,168 49.7%
9722 Hebron Estates 1,158 4.7%
9755 Silver Grove 1,150 -4.5%
9760 Augusta 1,147 -5.4%
9762 Cloverport 1,146 -8.7%
9787 Camargo 1,139 17.5%
9792 Heritage Creek 1,138 7012.5%
9831 Greenup 1,127 -5.6%
9887 Clay 1,112 -5.6%
9913 Clay City 1,102 -15.4%
10035 South Shore 1,068 -12.8%
10078 Bloomfield 1,056 23.5%
10080 Northfield 1,056 8.7%
10117 Ryland Heights 1,045 29.9%
10173 Watterson Park 1,031 4.1%
10194 Wurtland 1,025 -2.1%
10306 Hawesville 999 2.6%
10326 Rolling Hills 995 15.1%
10333 Goshen 993 9.1%
10373 La Center 982 -5.4%
10374 Langdon Place 982 -1.9%
10395 Muldraugh 978 -25.1%
10402 Woodlawn Park 977 -5.5%
10452 Burgin 967 9.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,914 7,772
2016 1,974 7,656
2015 2,006 7,582
2014 2,027 7,526
2013 2,057 7,468
2012 2,078 7,414
2011 2,118 7,350
2010 2,139 7,289
2009 1,466 8,669
2008 1,473 8,642
2007 1,483 8,596
2006 1,490 8,571
2005 1,497 8,532
2004 1,512 8,479
2003 1,536 8,397
2002 1,550 8,359
2001 1,562 8,328
2000 1,602 8,231
1990 1,640 7,708