Kentucky Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in Kentucky is $5,890 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $3,610 to $12,195.


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Kentucky Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
Adair County, KY $5,097
Allen County, KY $5,309
Ballard County, KY $6,417
Barren County, KY $4,924
Bath County, KY $5,648
Bell County, KY $5,364
Boone County, KY $8,090
Bourbon County, KY $5,010
Boyd County, KY $7,815
Boyle County, KY $6,434
Bracken County, KY $5,906
Breathitt County, KY $4,916
Butler County, KY $5,230
Calloway County, KY $5,973
Campbell County, KY $7,808
Carlisle County, KY $8,215
Carter County, KY $6,213
Casey County, KY $5,084
Christian County, KY $5,713
Clark County, KY $5,741
Clay County, KY $6,623
Crittenden County, KY $4,869
Daviess County, KY $6,074
Edmonson County, KY $5,679
Elliott County, KY $4,538
Estill County, KY $5,212
Fayette County, KY $4,602
Fleming County, KY $6,306
Floyd County, KY $5,124
Fulton County, KY $5,730
Garrard County, KY $5,043
Grant County, KY $5,947
Graves County, KY $6,917
Green County, KY $5,975
Greenup County, KY $5,442
Harlan County, KY $4,965
Harrison County, KY $6,590
Hart County, KY $4,886
Henderson County, KY $5,894
Hickman County, KY $8,825
Hopkins County, KY $5,336
Johnson County, KY $4,263
Kenton County, KY $6,299
Knott County, KY $5,704
Knox County, KY $6,303
Larue County, KY $7,392
Laurel County, KY $5,697
Lawrence County, KY $5,272
Lee County, KY $5,336
Leslie County, KY $6,278
Letcher County, KY $5,965
Lewis County, KY $5,455
Lincoln County, KY $5,220
Livingston County, KY $5,670
Logan County, KY $5,762
Madison County, KY $5,451
Magoffin County, KY $5,058
Marion County, KY $7,392
Marshall County, KY $5,933
Martin County, KY $7,305
Mason County, KY $5,680
McCracken County, KY $6,115
McCreary County, KY $5,160
McLean County, KY $6,241
Menifee County, KY $6,050
Metcalfe County, KY $5,112
Monroe County, KY $6,100
Montgomery County, KY $5,887
Muhlenberg County, KY $6,180
Nicholas County, KY $6,213
Ohio County, KY $5,985
Owsley County, KY $4,035
Pendleton County, KY $5,397
Perry County, KY $5,682
Pike County, KY $4,268
Powell County, KY $4,610
Pulaski County, KY $5,275
Robertson County, KY $5,151
Rockcastle County, KY $5,502
Rowan County, KY $4,923
Russell County, KY $4,359
Simpson County, KY $6,352
Taylor County, KY $7,392
Todd County, KY $6,303
Trigg County, KY $5,220
Union County, KY $5,140
Warren County, KY $6,646
Webster County, KY $5,680
Whitley County, KY $5,692
Wolfe County, KY $4,130

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,042
Viewing and Visitation $439
Funeral Ceremony $474
Graveside Service $48
Transport of Remains $225
Direct Burial $214
Direct Cremation $1,796
Embalming $684

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