Central City is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,664, it is the 75th largest city in Kentucky and the 4429th largest city in the United States. Central City is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -5.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,978 in 2010. Central City reached it's highest population of 5,982 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Central City has a population density of 1,082 people per square mile.
The average household income in Central City is $49,441 with a poverty rate of 23.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in Central City is 37.6 years, 34.8 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males.