Today, Versailles has just over 10,000 in population as of mid-2019. That total figure is made up of 9,900 persons living in known households as well as almost 8,100 being part of families. The average resident’s age is approximately 37 years. The average family size totals 3, and the population has been slowly increasing at an annual rate of 1 percent. The median household income for the town is approximately $57,500. The town incorporates 4,438 housing units, of which 2,421 are owned, and 1,639 are rented. The remainder are in a state of vacancy (378 units). The median home value is appraised at just over $200,000.
In terms of placement and proximity, as mentioned earlier, Lexington is just to the east of Versailles, representing the largest, closest urban center within driving distance. The town is dissected by state routes 60 and 62, running east-northwest and east-west, respectively. Versailles also has a number of smaller towns situated around it in a general circle, all within a few minute’s drive. These include Keene, Salvisa, Frankfort, Wilmore, and Fayette. About one-fifth of Versailles population regularly commute for work outside of the town, and about 1,600 persons are employed within the town’s jurisdiction.