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Overview

Introduction to Alexandria, Kentucky

Alexandria, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is located 14 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is located in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Alexandria History

Originally this area was settled by a family called Spillman in 1793. The city was named after the older predecessor called Alexandria in Virginia. The first post office was set up in 1819. The city was incorporated in 1834. It became the county seat of Campbell County in 1840.

Alexandria and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Anthropology
  • Taft Museum of Art
  • Devou Park
  • Grant Birthplace

Things To Do In Alexandria

Grant Birthplace, the childhood home of Ulysses S. Grant is a notable historic site. Withrow Nature Preserve and Devou Park are also major tourist attractions. Museum of Anthropology and Taft Museum of Art are very popular among the tourists. Several festivals like the Northern Kentucky Wine Festival and Alexandria Fair & Horse Show are hosted by the city every year.

Alexandria Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Alexandria Higher Education

Colleges and universities near to the city include the Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and University Of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College.

People

Total Population 8,735
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 4,504
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,175
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.5%
Median Gross Rent $838
Median House Value $156,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 17.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alexandria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Campbell
Standard Zip Codes 41001
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.959
Longitude -84.388

Alexandria Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station CINCINNATI COVINGTON AP
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station MILFORD
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alexandria, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Grants Lick (41001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cold Spring 6,111 $79,313
Crestview 378 $62,188
Melbourne 408 $65,000
Ryland Heights 1,072 $70,893
Silver Grove 1,154 $52,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Alexandria High Schools

CAMPBELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
909 CAMEL CROSSING
859-635-4161
Serves 1,459 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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