Kenton County KY Information


Kenton County Subdivisions

Kenton County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 167,765
Daytime Population: Workers 69,403
Daytime Population: Residents 84,005
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 153,408
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 165,000
Population in Familes 131,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,765
Population Density2 1,047
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $55,935
Average Household Income $75,661
Per Capita Income $29,737


Total Housing Units 71,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,224 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,067 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,090 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $163,979
Average Home Value $205,462


Total Households 65,291
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 41,905
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 0.68% 0.55%
Households 0.55% 0.49%
Families 0.36% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


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, 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 # 3 98th
Population Density # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 25 80th
Median Household Income # 7 95th
Per Capita Income # 9 93rd

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