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Dry Ridge, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Dry Ridge is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 38.6743 and longitude -84.5907. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Dry Ridge, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dry Ridge, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Dry Ridge indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Dry Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Dry Ridge, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,174
Population in Households 2,144
Population in Familes 1,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 479
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 796
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 461 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $134,851
Average Home Value $152,766


Median Household Income $50,876
Average Household Income $59,179
Per Capita Income $21,075
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% 0.1%
Households -0.38% 0.05%
Families 1.09% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.45%
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.


Dry Ridge, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dry Ridge to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 155 71st
Population Density1 # 389 26th
Diversity Index2 # 258 51st
Median Household Income # 141 73rd
Per Capita Income # 238 55th

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