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Dry Ridge, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Dry Ridge had a population of 2,245 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Dry Ridge, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,245
Daytime Population: Workers 2,838
Daytime Population: Residents 1,309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,147
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.85
Population in Households 2,215
Population in Familes 1,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 494
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $48,393
Average Household Income $63,379
Per Capita Income $22,695


Total Housing Units 884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $136,441
Average Home Value $158,021


Total Households 821
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 593
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.35%
Households 0.2% 0.29%
Families 0.99% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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, 2017 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 # 153 72nd
Population Density # 385 29th
Diversity Index # 245 54th
Median Household Income # 190 65th
Per Capita Income # 251 54th

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