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Lexington - Fayette County, KY Population Data

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US Census Bureau Population Estimates

July 2011       301,569

2010 CENSUS DATA

Lexington is a merged urban (city) county government therefore acquiring census data for Fayette County, KY covers both its surrounding scenic rural area and its urban service area combined together. If you need census data only for the urban area of Lexington-Fayette County, KY, please contact Janice Westlund at 859-258-3179 or jwestlund@lexingtonky.gov, or the Division of Planning at 859-258-3160.

 If you need 2010 Census data by census tract (smaller areas than the urban area and city/county as a whole), scroll down to the “Lexington-Fayette County, KY 2010 Census Data by Census Tract:” section below.

Fayette County (Lexington, KY) 2010 Census Data Highlights: 

    • Population: 295,803
    • Population increase since 2000: 35,291 (13.5 percent) 
    • 18 years and older: 233,170
    • Occupied housing units: 123,043 
    • Vacant housing units: 12,117

Kentucky and Surrounding Counties’ Populations from the 2010 Census:

State of Kentucky 4,339,367

            (increased 7.4%)

Bourbon County, KY              19,985

(increased 3.2%)

Clark County, KY 35,613

(increased 7.4%)

Jessamine County, KY          48,586

(increased 24.4%)

Madison County, KY 82,916

(increased 17%)

Scott County, KY 47,173

(increased 42.7%)

Woodford County, KY 24,939 (increased 7.5%)

 

Projections of Total Population:
Kentucky, Fayette, and Surrounding Counties
Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville
September 2011 
                                        
  Census
      2000
Census
      2010
Projections
  2015 2020 2025 2030
             
Kentucky 4,041,769 4,339,367 4,509,429 4,672,754 4,820,390 4,951,178
             
Counties            
Bourbon 19,360 19,985 20,303 20,530 20,687 20,753
Clark 33,144 35,613 36,892 37,985 38,836 39,423
Fayette 260,512 295,803 315,249 334,733 355,224 375,986
Jessamine 39,041 48,586 53,645 58,928 63,999 68,933
Madison 70,872 82,916 89,055 95,333 101,543 107,665
Scott 33,061 47,173 55,038 63,984 73,133 82,497
Woodford 23,208 24,939 25,943 26,817 27,496 27,972

Release/Availability of Data
The U. S. Census Bureau began releasing 2010 Census data for Fayette County, KY on March 17, 2011. Only limited types of data at limited types of geographies (areas) are released initially but over time each type of data will be released and at varying geography levels. For a 2010 Census release of data schedule, please click here. For questions, please call Janice Westlund at 859-258-3179 or jwestlund@lexingtonky.gov.

Lexington-Fayette County, KY 2010 Census Data by Tract

Tract Data Tables

2010 Census Tracts Boundary Map

• Population, Race, Hispanic Origin, Housing Occupancy, and Population 18 and older (QT-PL):

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• More will be added in the future as census data is released by the U.S. Census Bureau….

Census Data prior to 2010

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