Introduction to Highland Heights, Kentucky

Highland Heights, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is 8 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cincinnati metropolitan area. Highland Heights contains a population of approximately 6,554.

Highland Heights History

The city of Highland Heights is located in Campbell County, which was founded in 1795. The county was named after a Revolutionary War soldier called Colonel John Campbell. With the Northern Kentucky State College moving in this city in 1971, the development in the city was quickened.

Highland Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Asbury Chapel
  • Museum of Anthropology
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Devou Park

Things To Do In Highland Heights

Devou Park comes with a number of recreational facilities. One can visit the Asbury Chapel. The Vent Haven Museum and Museum of Anthropology are also popular tourist destination. One can also plan a trip to the Newport Aquarium. The Withrow Nature Preserve and Devou Park are also nearby.

Highland Heights Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Highland Heights Higher Education

Northern Kentucky University is in the city. Other higher education institutes that can be attended by the residents from the city include the Xavier University, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.


Total Population 7,152
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,700
Age of the Population 26


% of people married 38.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.6%
Median Earnings25+ $40,048
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,866


Median Family Income $69,861
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.3%


People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $894
Median House Value $125,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 15%

Highland Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Campbell
Standard Zip Codes 41076
Company Zip Codes 41099
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.033
Longitude -84.451

Highland Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 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
Distance 11.6 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
Distance 12 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cold Spring Highland Heights (41076)

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 6,093 $78,561
Crestview 392 $63,750
Fort Thomas 16,250 $91,549
Silver Grove 1,272 $44,444
Southgate 3,809 $52,684
Wilder 3,060 $82,180
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