London is also home to the World Chicken Festival, which attracts 250,000 people annually. As of the census of 2010, there were 7,993 people. The racial makeup of the city was 94.91% White (93.76% non-Hispanic), 1.74% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.05% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 2.41% of the population. London is a city in Laurel County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 7,993 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Laurel County. Troy Rudder is the current Mayor. The city is named after London, England.