London, Kentucky Population 2022

7,488
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London is a city located in Laurel County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Laurel County. With a 2020 population of 7,488, it is the 61st largest city in Kentucky and the 5088th largest city in the United States. London is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -7.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,058 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, London has a population density of 647 people per square mile.

The average household income in London is $54,624 with a poverty rate of 27.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in London is 43.4 years, 38.9 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

London Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Londonwas:

  • White: 93.25%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of London, Kentucky is 7,488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,058.

London, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

London Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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London Population by Race

London Population Pyramid 2022

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London Median Age

39.1


Total

39.8


Male

38.8


Female

London Adults

There are 6,274 adults, (1,289 of whom are seniors) in London.

London Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

London Sex Ratio

Female

4,305

53.43%

Male

3,753

46.57%

London Population by Age

London Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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London Household Types

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

London Households and Families

2.81

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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London Households by Type

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London Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

London Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.94%.

London Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,083

Average Earnings

$40,833

Average Male

$26,967

Average Female

London Earnings by Educational Attainment

London Language by Age

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London Language

96.88% of London residents speak only English, while 3.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

London Language

London Poverty by Race

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27.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.83%

Male Poverty Rate

35.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in London

The race most likely to be in poverty in London is Black, with 68.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in London is Multiple, with 5.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.78%.

London Poverty

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London Poverty Rate by Education

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London Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

London Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

London Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

London Married by Age and Sex

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London Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

London Marital Status by Race

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London Marital Status

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350

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

London Veterans by War

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London Veterans by Age

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London Veterans by Race

London Veterans by Education

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19.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

London Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

London Employment by Age

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London Employment by Race

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London Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.88%

Born in London

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of London residents were born in the United States, with 78.88% having been born in Kentucky. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

London Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

London Population by Year