Over the last 100 years, Gallatin County’s population trends have seen a steady rate of growth with brief periods of minimal recession. In comparison to Kentucky, Gallatin County’s rate of growth is much slower than the overall state growth rate, representing a 100-year growth rate of approximately 32% compared with 95% in Kentucky1,2.

Current population estimates for Gallatin County relfect a 2% increase since the 2010 census.

I-71 Corridor

Neighboring counties on the I-71 corridor, including Henry County, have sustained population growth rates, but Trimble County and Carroll are both experiencing a decline in population with equal decreases of 2% in the last 10 years1. In contrast, Boone and Kenton Counties are both growing in population more rapidly, with increases in the last 10 years of 14.4% and 5.9% growth respectively.