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Overview

Introduction to Edgewood, Kentucky

Edgewood, Kentucky, in Kenton county, is located 12 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. It's part of the surrounding Cincinnati metro area; the city is not an isolated city.

Edgewood History

The city of Edgewood is in the Bluegrass region, in the Kenton County. The county is located in the Cincinnati metro area. The city was established in the year 1948 and was sparsely populated. It was from the year 1948, the city witnessed several mergers and annexations. The biggest merger occurred in the year 1968 when the cities of Edgewood, Summit Hills Heights, and St. Pius Heights worked in close coordination on several issues. This laid the foundation of the present day Edgewood that evolved in the year 1969.

Edgewood and nearby Attractions

  • Miami Whitewater Forest
  • Ohio County Historical Museum
  • Summit Hills Country Club
  • Devou Park Golf Course
  • Embshoff Woods and Natural Preserve

Things To Do In Edgewood

Tourists can enjoy the scenic view of the Embshoff Woods and Natural Preserve which is known for its rich vegetation. The Devou Park Golf Course is another place where the tourists can enjoy their free hours. To know more about the history of the area, one can visit the Ohio County Historical Museum. The Miami Whitewater Forest is also worth taking a look around.

Edgewood Transportation

Air transport is available from the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Edgewood Higher Education

Higher education can be availed from University of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters College, Xavier University, Miami University - Middletown, and Gods Bible School and College.

People

Total Population 8,699
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,226
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 61.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $105,816
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $918
Median House Value $198,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 21.7%

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

Edgewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Kenton
Standard Zip Codes 41017, 41018
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.018
Longitude -84.581

Edgewood 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 COVINGTON AP
Distance 5 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 CHEVIOT
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station CINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance 10.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crescent Park (41017)

Dixie (41017)

South Fort Mitchell (41017)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crescent Springs 3,976 $51,320
Crestview Hills 3,320 $104,539
Elsmere 8,489 $50,685
Erlanger 18,510 $61,676
Florence 31,428 $64,171
Lakeside Park 2,757 $100,156

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

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