Kenton County KY Information


Kenton County Subdivisions

Kenton County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 168,542
Population in Households 165,777
Population in Familes 132,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,765
Population Density2 1,052
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $58,824
Average Household Income $79,107
Per Capita Income $31,052


Total Housing Units 71,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,370 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,170 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,795 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $172,988
Average Home Value $215,514


Total Households 65,540
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 41,887
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 0.65% 0.55%
Households 0.53% 0.49%
Families 0.31% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.22%


Kenton County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenton County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 3 98th
Population Density # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 25 80th
Median Household Income # 8 94th
Per Capita Income # 8 94th

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