Kentucky Census Data
Data for Kentucky show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are Louisville/Jefferson County, 741,096; Lexington-Fayette, 295,803; Bowling Green, 58,067; Owensboro, 57,265; and Covington, 40,640. Louisville/Jefferson County grew by 189.2 percent since the 2000 Census (Louisville and Jefferson County have consolidated since the 2000 Census). Lexington-Fayette grew by 13.5 percent, Bowling Green grew by 17.8 percent, Owensboro grew by 5.9 percent, and Covington decreased by 6.3 percent.
The largest county is Jefferson, with a population of 741,096. Its population grew by 6.8 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include Fayette, with a population of 295,803 (increase of 13.5 percent); Kenton, 159,720 (increase of 5.5 percent); Boone, 118,811 (increase of 38.2 percent); and Warren, 113,792 (increase of 23.0 percent).
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