London Laurel County, Kentucky

London: City in Kentucky, United States

About

London is a city located in the county of Laurel in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,993 and a population density of 294 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,072 inhabitants.

The city was created 186 years ago in 1836.

London Quick Facts

Population : 8,072 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Laurel County
Postal code : 40741–40745
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 27.16 km2
Altitude : 1,240 feet / 378 meters
Capital city : London is capital of Laurel County
Establishment : February 02, 1836 (186 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:58:04 (3rd October 2022)
Density : 297 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.98% (2010-2020)
London locator map
Location of London on Kentucky map.
Downtown London KY image
Downtown London KY
Downtown London KY image

Geography

London is located at 37°7'44"N 84°4'60"W (37.1289800, -84.0832600).

London map

Demographics

The population of London increased by 0.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,993 - census
2011 8,033 0.5% estimation process
2012 8,043 0.12% estimation process
2013 8,039 -0.05% estimation process
2014 8,051 0.15% estimation process
2015 8,028 -0.29% estimation process
2016 8,041 0.16% estimation process
2017 8,052 0.14% estimation process
2018 8,073 0.26% estimation process
2019 8,068 -0.06% estimation process
2020 8,072 0.05% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 67,355
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 45,608
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 47.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 67,887
April 1, 2010 Population : 45,582
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.3%
People over 65 (%) : 10.0%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 93.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,986
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.8%

London zip code is 40741. County name: Laurel, County fips: 21125

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $220,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,659
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $631
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,073
2015-2019 Households : 23,200
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.64
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 109,436
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 91,365
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,100,716
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,175,898
2012 total retail sales per capita : $23,959
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $86,486
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $40,181
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,388
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,238
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,538
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 256
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,965
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 408
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,770
2010 population per square mile : 1,554.1
2010 land area in square miles : 29.33

Best Things to Do in London

1 Daniel Boone National Forest

Rating: 4.7 (9750)

1700 Bypass Rd, London, KY 40744, United States ➦ Show Map

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Daniel Boone National Forest

2 Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park

Rating: 4.5 (1290)

998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY 40744, United States ➦ Show Map

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Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park

3 Air Raid Trampoline Park

Rating: 4.7 (375)

205 Shiloh Dr, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Air Raid Trampoline Park

4 Finley's Fun Center

Rating: 4 (221)

1356 S Laurel Rd, London, KY 40744, United States ➦ Show Map

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Finley's Fun Center

5 Can You Escape London

Rating: 5 (43)

219 Commercial Dr, London, KY 40744, United States ➦ Show Map

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Can You Escape London

Where ot Eat in London

1 White Castle

Rating: 4.2 (1975)

405 KY-80, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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White Castle

2 Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

Rating: 4.1 (1969)

125 Faith Assembly Church Rd, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

3 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.2 (1756)

80 Alamo Dr, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

4 Frisch's Big Boy Restaurant

Rating: 4.2 (1549)

HWY 192, I-75, London, KY 40743, United States ➦ Show Map

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Frisch's Big Boy Restaurant

5 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 3.8 (1413)

204 Kings Way, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Where to Stay in London

1 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, London, KY

Rating: 4.1 (728)

2035 KY-192, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, London, KY

2 Red Roof Inn London I-75

Rating: 4.2 (652)

110 Melcon Ln, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Red Roof Inn London I-75

3 Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham London

Rating: 3.9 (621)

1895 Highway 192 West, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham London

4 Baymont by Wyndham London KY

Rating: 4.2 (502)

2075 KY-192, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Baymont by Wyndham London KY

5 Hampton Inn London-North

Rating: 4.4 (486)

200 Alamo Dr, London, KY 40741, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn London-North

People born in London (10)

People born in London, including musician Darrell Scott, model Chera-Lyn Cook, Professional basketball player Charlie Parsley, .

List

  • Nan Phelps (American artist (1904-1990)) she was born in 25/08/1904
  • Robert Stivers (American politician) he was born in 24/12/1961
  • Roy L. Gilbert (American jockey) he was born in 01/01/1938
  • Teel Bruner (American football player) he was born in 16/02/1964
  • Jim Jones (American baseball player) he was born in 25/12/1876
  • Richie Riley he was born in 08/01/1983
  • Jamie Mosley (American auto racing driver) he was born in 07/12/1969

Schools in London

College & universities near London, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157863 Union College Barbourville (KY) 40906-1499

Post offices near London

Post Office Name City ZIP
London Post Office London (KY) 40741

Other places with the same name (5)

  • London , Ohio city in Madison County, Ohio, United States with a population of 10,316 people.
  • London , Michigan township in Monroe County, Michigan with a population of 2,919 people.
  • London , Arkansas city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States with a population of 1,063 people.
  • London , Minnesota human settlement in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 307 people.

Other cities in Laurel County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Laurel County , KY.

City Name Population Title
North Corbin 1,773 City in Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

London distances to largest Kentucky cities