What is the largest city in Kentucky?

The largest city in Kentucky is Louisville/Jefferson County, with a population of 617,638. Louisville/Jefferson County is the 29th largest city in the US. The second largest city is Lexington-Fayette, with a population of 323,152, and is the 60th largest city in the US.

What are the major cities in Kentucky?

The major cities in Kentucky are Louisville/Jefferson County and Lexington-Fayette. There are 2 major cities in Kentucky, which are cities with a population greater than 100,000.

What is the capital of Kentucky?

The capital of Kentucky is Frankfort, whose most recent population was 27,755. Frankfort is the 14th largest city in the state of Kentucky.

What is the fastest growing city in Kentucky?

Among the 100 largest cities in Kentucky, the fastest growing city is Union, whose population has grown 106.3% since the year 2000.

What is the fastest shrinking city in Kentucky?

Among the 100 largest cities in Kentucky, the fastest shrinking city is Middlesborough, whose population has declined 12.4% since the year 2000. Middlesborough's peak populuation was 11,373 in the year 1990, and it's current population of 9,084 represents a 20.1% decline from it's peak. Middlesborough was once the 2,221st largest city in the US, but it's now the 3,277th largest.

US Pop
Rank
City 2019 Population
29 Louisville/Jefferson County 617,638
60 Lexington-Fayette 323,152
515 Bowling Green 70,543
626 Owensboro 60,131
965 Covington 40,341
1080 Richmond 36,157
1108 Georgetown 34,992
1179 Florence 33,004
1248 Nicholasville 30,865
1256 Hopkinsville 30,680
1269 Elizabethtown 30,289
1335 Independence 28,521
1348 Henderson 28,207
1370 Frankfort 27,755
1372 Jeffersontown 27,715
1530 Paducah 24,865
1647 Radcliff 22,914
1830 Ashland 20,146
1894 Murray 19,327
1900 Erlanger 19,246
1948 Madisonville 18,621
1954 Winchester 18,548
1985 St. Matthews 18,105
2114 Danville 16,769
2134 Shelbyville 16,585
2167 Fort Thomas 16,263
2195 Berea 16,026
2236 Shively 15,689
2302 Newport 14,932
2315 Mount Washington 14,817
2346 Glasgow 14,485
2509 Bardstown 13,253
2635 Shepherdsville 12,442
2786 Somerset 11,585
2793 Lawrenceburg 11,509
2802 Campbellsville 11,482
2812 Lyndon 11,423
3128 Mayfield 9,817
3149 Alexandria 9,715
3159 Paris 9,671
3221 Versailles 9,318
3240 Hillview 9,225
3277 Middlesborough 9,084
3290 La Grange 9,031
3297 Franklin 9,010
3352 Edgewood 8,759
3366 Maysville 8,728
3404 Elsmere 8,595
3426 Harrodsburg 8,533
3525 Fort Mitchell 8,241
3589 London 8,068
3652 Middletown 7,877
3748 Morehead 7,562
3773 Villa Hills 7,461
3825 Oak Grove 7,320
3858 Mount Sterling 7,231
3867 Corbin 7,202
3898 Russellville 7,109
3908 Flatwoods 7,079
3912 Highland Heights 7,065
3973 Leitchfield 6,858
3991 Taylor Mill 6,802
4072 Cold Spring 6,571
4080 Pikeville 6,551
4128 Vine Grove 6,439
4130 Wilmore 6,435
4169 Cynthiana 6,337
4245 Princeton 6,115
4268 Union 6,034
4286 Monticello 5,988
4393 Fort Wright 5,745
4399 Central City 5,730
4402 Bellevue 5,721
4407 Lebanon 5,708
4410 Douglass Hills 5,707
4444 Dayton 5,609
4605 Williamsburg 5,274
4702 Crestwood 5,081
4801 Prospect 4,905
4831 Hazard 4,860
4971 Columbia 4,604
5011 Scottsville 4,541
5043 Ludlow 4,504
5068 Benton 4,463
5116 Hurstbourne 4,388
5254 Greenville 4,204
5353 Crescent Springs 4,058
5355 Walton 4,058
5386 Southgate 4,013
5405 Paintsville 3,990
5464 Williamstown 3,909
5472 Grayson 3,894
5482 Crittenden 3,876
5485 Lancaster 3,867
5555 Carrollton 3,780
5635 Stanford 3,662
5704 Beaver Dam 3,571
5742 Prestonsburg 3,532
5752 West Liberty 3,520
5872 Morganfield 3,366

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