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Kentucky County Map and Population List in Excel

GENERAL INFO

The US state Kentucky (KY) is the 26th largest state by population and 37th biggest state by area. Kentucky has 120 counties ranking it the 4th state with the most counties in USA. See below some basic information about the state:

Country:United States
State:Kentucky
Abbreviation:KY
Capital:Frankfort
Largest City:Louisville
Population:4,467,673
Population rank in US:26th
Total Area [mi²]:40,408
Total Area [km²]:104,659
Area rank in US:37th
Number of Counties:120

KENTUCKY COUNTY POPULATION DENSITY MAP

If you want to show data distributon per geographical area, density maps (or heat maps) are a great way to achieve this. For example, here is a Kentucky Population Density Map per County:

Kentucky County Population Density Map

We have prepared this easily with Kentucky County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

We have prepared this easily with Kentucky County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

KENTUCKY COUNTIES LIST

Below are 120 Kentucky counties ranked by population information. The data is from the US Census Bureau. Note that, these are ZCTA (Zip Code Tabulation Area) codes which means they have geographical area and population. PO Boxes and military codes are excluded.You can copy and paste this list directly into your spreadsheet.
(Top 10 counties shown. To expand the list, simply click on the “show more” button)

RankCountyPopulation
1Jefferson County766,757
2Fayette County323,152
3Kenton County166,998
4Boone County133,581
5Warren County132,896
6Hardin County110,958
7Daviess County101,511
8Campbell County93,584
9Madison County92,987
10Bullitt County81,676
11Christian County70,461
12Oldham County66,799
13McCracken County65,418
14Pulaski County64,979
15Laurel County60,813
16Pike County57,876
17Scott County57,004
18Jessamine County54,115
19Franklin County50,991
20Shelby County49,024
21Boyd County46,718
22Nelson County46,233
23Henderson County45,210
24Hopkins County44,686
25Barren County44,249
26Calloway County39,001
27Graves County37,266
28Whitley County36,264
29Clark County36,263
30Floyd County35,589
31Greenup County35,098
32Knox County31,145
33Marshall County31,100
34Muhlenberg County30,622
35Boyle County30,060
36Meade County28,572
37Montgomery County28,157
38Logan County27,102
39Carter County26,797
40Woodford County26,734
41Grayson County26,427
42Bell County26,032
43Harlan County26,010
44Taylor County25,769
45Perry County25,758
46Grant County25,069
47Lincoln County24,549
48Rowan County24,460
49Ohio County23,994
50Anderson County22,747
51Johnson County22,188
52Mercer County21,933
53Letcher County21,553
54Allen County21,315
55Breckinridge County20,477
56Wayne County20,333
57Clay County19,901
58Bourbon County19,788
59Spencer County19,351
60Marion County19,273
61Adair County19,202
62Hart County19,035
63Harrison County18,886
64Simpson County18,572
65Russell County17,923
66Garrard County17,666
67McCreary County17,231
68Mason County17,070
69Rockcastle County16,695
70Casey County16,159
71Henry County16,126
72Lawrence County15,317
73Knott County14,806
74Trigg County14,651
75Pendleton County14,590
76Fleming County14,581
77Larue County14,398
78Union County14,381
79Estill County14,106
80Jackson County13,329
81Morgan County13,309
82Lewis County13,275
83Webster County12,942
84Butler County12,879
85Caldwell County12,747
86Breathitt County12,630
87Bath County12,500
88Powell County12,359
89Todd County12,294
90Magoffin County12,161
91Edmonson County12,150
92Washington County12,095
93Martin County11,195
94Green County10,941
95Owen County10,901
96Monroe County10,650
97Carroll County10,631
98Clinton County10,218
99Metcalfe County10,071
100Leslie County9,877
101McLean County9,207
102Livingston County9,194
103Gallatin County8,869
104Crittenden County8,806
105Hancock County8,722
106Trimble County8,471
107Bracken County8,303
108Lyon County8,210
109Ballard County7,888
110Elliott County7,517
111Lee County7,403
112Nicholas County7,269
113Wolfe County7,157
114Cumberland County6,614
115Menifee County6,489
116Fulton County5,969
117Carlisle County4,760
118Owsley County4,415
119Hickman County4,380
120Robertson County2,108

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT KENTUCKY COUNTIES

What is the largest county in Kentucky?

Out of the 120 counties in Kentucky, Jefferson County is the largest by population. Pike County is the largest by land area.

What is the smallest county in Kentucky?

Robertson County is the smallest Kentucky county by population. Gallatin County is the smallest by size.

What is the richest county in the state of Kentucky?

In terms of economics and average income level, Oldham County is the richest Kentucky county.

What is the poorest county in Kentucky?

Pawnee County is the poorest Kentucky county.

KENTUCKY COUNTIES MAP PDF

We have prepared Kentucky county density map by population as a downloadable PDF.

Kentucky County Population Density MapYou can download the PDF for free from the link below:

Kentucky County Density Map PDF

VIDEO: HOW TO PAINT KENTUCKY COUNTY MAP WITH YOUR DATA

Check the video below to see how we use our Kentucky County Map Excel Template to visualize any data over Kentucky counties.

CREATE YOUR KENTUCKY DENSITY MAP IN 3 STEPS!

We have built the easiest Kentucky Heat Map Maker in the universe! It works fully in Excel:

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 1 Tin 1. DATA INPUT

Copy-Paste or input your values into our Excel template

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 2 Tin 2. SET OPTIONS

Customize the settings according to your preferences

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 3 Tin 3. CREATE YOUR MAP

Click the PAINT button to reflect your data onto the map

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here is a list of useful links which we think can be helpful whether you work on data visualization or make research about Kentucky state and Kentucky counties.

Data Source for Population and many other US related data:
https://www.census.gov

Wikipedia Page for List of Kentucky Counties:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Kentucky

Official Website of the State of Kentucky:
https://www.kentucky.gov

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