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The City of Erlanger had a population of 18,910 as of July 1, 2020. Erlanger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Erlanger is located at latitude 39.0167 and longitude -84.6008 in Kenton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Erlanger encompass a land area of 8.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Kenton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 912 feet.
The City of Erlanger (GNIS ID: 2403570) 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 Erlanger is located within Covington Division of Kenton County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Erlanger: Greenwood Lake, Timberlake.
|Total Population||18,910 (100%)|
|Population in Households||18,689 (98.8%)|
|Population in Families||14,963 (79.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||221 ( 1.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$64,194|
|Average Household Income||$86,547|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,711|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,703 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,103 (66.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,224 (28.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||376 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$137,345|
|Average Home Value||$181,167|
|Housing Affordability Index3||277|
|Average Household Size||2.55|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.87%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.45%|
The table below compares Erlanger to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 22||96th|
|Population Density||# 99||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 125||77th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 432||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 116||79th|
|Diversity Index||# 146||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.