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Overview

Introduction to Bellevue, Kentucky

Bellevue, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is located 4 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.

Bellevue History

The city of Bellevue derived its name from the French phrase "belle vue" which means beautiful view. The city was named after the plantation of Gen. James Taylor Jr. who was a Quartermaster General in the western US Army during the War of 1812. By 1890 the city was growing with grocery stores, bakeries, confectioneries, millineries, and doctors. Throughout the history of Bellevue, Fairfield Avenue has been its major commercial area. The city became famous for its white sandy beaches during the 20th century.

Bellevue and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Ancient
  • Grant Birthplace
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House
  • Fort Thomas
  • Newport Aquarium

Things To Do In Bellevue

Visitors can plan a trip to Taft Museum of Art. One can also enjoy the recreational facilities offered by local parks like the Withrow Nature Preserve, and Devou Park. Tourists interested in wild life may enjoy visiting the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Golf lovers can spend some time in Reeves Golf Course.

Bellevue Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International is the nearest international airport.

Bellevue Higher Education

Xavier University, University Of Cincinnati, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College are a few educational institutions that offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 5,921
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,208
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,098
% Above Poverty Level 89.7%
% Below Poverty Level 10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $670
Median House Value $115,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 23.7%

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

Bellevue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Campbell
Standard Zip Codes 41073, 41074
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.106
Longitude -84.478

Bellevue 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 3.4 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 CHEVIOT
Distance 8 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 MILFORD
Distance 11.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Covington 40,845 $46,472
Dayton 5,381 $41,875
Fort Thomas 16,326 $89,355
Newport 15,428 $52,294
Southgate 3,821 $52,564
Woodlawn 252 $71,500

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

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Bellevue High Schools

BELLEVUE HIGH SCHOOL
201 CENTER ST
859-261-2980
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 409 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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