List of Largest Cities in Kentucky

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  • Post last modified:October 9, 2021

Kentucky is a state in the United States of America, is located in the east south-central region. It is the 37th biggest state by area and the 26th most populated. Kentucky has a land area of 104,649 km2 and a population of 2,395,295 people with a density of 42.5 people per square mile.

Louisville is the most populous city in Kentucky, with a total population of 6.09 million and an area of 683 square kilometers, with a population density of 892 people per square kilometer. Frankfort is the capital city of Kentucky State, with a population of 27,453 people and a population density of 717 people per square kilometer over an area of 38 square kilometers.

John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge in Covington, Kentucky, Image by emilyd3 from Pixabay
RankNamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
County
1Louisville609,893683892Jefferson
2Lexington308,428734419Fayette
3Bowling Green61,48898621Warren
4Owensboro58,416511,136Daviess
5Covington40,956341,198Kenton
6Hopkinsville32,58280404Christian
7Richmond32,55059550Madison
8Florence31,423261,173Boone
9Georgetown30,87242719Scott
10Elizabethtown29,94867444Hardin
11Henderson28,83239724Henderson
12Nicholasville28,73034835Jessamine
13Frankfort27,45338717Franklin
14Jeffersontown27,027251,051Jefferson
15Independence26,11045578Kenton
16Paducah25,01852479McCracken
17Radcliff23,11333688Hardin
18Ashland21,4072733Boyd
19Madisonville19,79146425Hopkins
20Erlanger18,52621861Kenton
21Winchester18,38322807Clark
22Murray18,10629611Callway
23St. Matthews17,854111,598Jefferson
24Burlington16,70022729Burlington
25Danville16,41140400Danville


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