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Cold Spring, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Cold Spring had a population of 6,236 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cold Spring is located at latitude 39.0098 and longitude -84.4342 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cold Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Cold Spring (GNIS ID: 2404094) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cold Spring is located within Newport-Fort Thomas Division of Campbell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cold Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cold Spring: Leitchs Station.

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Cold Spring, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,236
Population in Households 6,147
Population in Familes 4,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 1,320
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,738
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,666
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,087 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 651 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $210,870
Average Home Value $239,442


Median Household Income $58,654
Average Household Income $75,215
Per Capita Income $32,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.75%
Households 0.77% 0.68%
Families -0.22% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cold Spring, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Spring to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 87th
Population Density1 # 178 67th
Diversity Index2 # 323 40th
Median Household Income # 99 82nd
Per Capita Income # 77 86th

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