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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,878
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+4,498
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married56%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.8%
Median Earnings25+$42,355
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,943

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,021
% Above Poverty Level90.7%
% Below Poverty Level9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone23.2%
Median Gross Rent$789
Median House Value$156,900

Ancestry

German40.2%
Irish19.1%
English12.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
Italian4.6%
Scottish2.5%
French Except Basque2.4%
Norwegian1%
Polish0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Alexandria Almanac

CategoryValue
County Campbell County
Standard Zip Codes41001
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude38.96
Approximate Longitude-84.38

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)

StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationCINCINNATI COVINGTON AP
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.6 inches
StationMILFORD
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cold Spring6,168$89,408
Crestview392$61,875
Melbourne386$69,750
Ryland Heights1,063$70,568
Silver Grove1,278$60,000

Alexandria Public Schools

Campbell County Area Technology Center
909 Camel Crossing
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-4101
Campbell County Day Treatment
51 Orchard Ln
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-9113
High
Total Enrollment 25
Campbell County High School
909 Camel Crossing
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-4161
High
Total Enrollment 1570
Campbell County Middle School
8000 Alexandria Pk
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-6077
Middle
Total Enrollment 1041
Campbell Ridge Elementary
2500 Grandview Rd
ZIP: 41001
(859) 448-4780
Primary
Total Enrollment 654
Grant's Lick Elementary School
944 Clay Ridge Rd.
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-2129
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
John W. Reiley Elementary School
10631 Alexandria Pike
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-2118
Primary
Total Enrollment 406
Regional Programs School
101 Orchard Ln
ZIP: 41001
(859) 635-2173
Middle
Total Enrollment 1

Alexandria Private Schools

Bishop Brossart High School
4 Grove St
ZIP: 41001
Secondary
Total Enrollment 368
Main Street Christian Education Center
11093 Alexandria Pike
ZIP: 41001
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
St Mary School
9 S Jefferson St
ZIP: 41001
Elementary
Total Enrollment 284
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