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Dry Ridge, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Dry Ridge had a population of 2,251 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dry Ridge is located at latitude 38.6743 and longitude -84.5907 in Grant County. 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. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Dry Ridge (GNIS ID: 2403510) 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 Dry Ridge is located within Williamstown-Dry Ridge Division of Grant County.

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

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Dry Ridge, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,251
Population in Households 2,221
Population in Familes 1,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 496
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 820
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 592
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $134,704
Average Home Value $146,036


Median Household Income $45,548
Average Household Income $59,097
Per Capita Income $21,124
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.61%
Households 0.22% 0.48%
Families 1.13% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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 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 # 155 71st
Population Density1 # 384 29th
Diversity Index2 # 249 54th
Median Household Income # 194 64th
Per Capita Income # 273 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.