Dry Ridge, Kentucky

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Dry Ridge, Kentucky

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High Points

Dry Ridge strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

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Top 14% Dry Ridge Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Dry Ridge, Kentucky

Comparing Dry Ridge to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Racial Diversity 5 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
Median Family Income 2 4
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Affordability of Rents 5 4
People Living Alone 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5

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Dry Ridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 34 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 41035
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.681
Longitude -84.59

Dry Ridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 25.8 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
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Dry Ridge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,995 100%
Male 930 46.6%
Female 1,065 53.4%
Under 18 571 28.6%
18+ 1,424 71.4%
65+ 241 12.1%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3
White 1,939 97.2%
African-American 11 0.6%
Asian 26 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 13 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.7%

Estimated Dry Ridge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,176
Growth 181
Growth % 9.1%

Dry Ridge Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 41.4%
German 15.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
English 11%
Irish 7.7%
Scottish 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scandinavian 1.7%
Welsh 1.3%
Italian 1.2%
Dutch 1%
European 0.6%
British 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Romanian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sherman (41035)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dry Ridge 1,995 $32,202
Corinth 181 $27,750
Crittenden 2,401 $44,038
Falmouth 2,058 $36,250
Glencoe 251 $49,375
Walton 2,450 $45,924
Williamstown 3,227 $44,808

Wal-mart in Dry Ridge

(As of 2006)
20 Ferguson Blvd.
(859) 824-0575
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Dry Ridge High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,080 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

Dry Ridge Colleges

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1. Osawatomie, Kansas 83.5   31% 14.3% 12.1% 26 $37,172 8.3% 7.8% 4,645 12.9% 50.6 0.5% 5.6
2. Austin, Indiana 82.9   21.8% 9.8% 3.7% 24 $33,267 9.5% 1.8% 4,724 19.1% 47.2 0.2% 12.7
3. Windham, Ohio 78.5   19.3% 7.7% 3.1% 31 $32,679 9.7% 7.1% 2,806 23.8% 60.6 0.2% 4.3
4. Porterdale, Georgia 77.1   21.1% 13.9% 3.1% 30 $30,398 9.1% 7.4% 1,281 22.5% 43.7 0.2% 22.6
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