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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,879
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+3,263
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married47.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.1%
Median Earnings25+$42,097
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,969

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,699
% Above Poverty Level90.4%
% Below Poverty Level9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$802
Median House Value$116,900

Ancestry

German37.9%
Irish21.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
English8.8%
Italian4.1%
French Except Basque2.4%
Scottish1.3%
Hungarian0.8%
Polish0.7%
Russian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Greek0.3%
African0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
South African0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Bellevue Almanac

CategoryValue
County Campbell County
Standard Zip Codes41073, 41074
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39.1
Approximate Longitude-84.47

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)

StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance3.4 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
StationCHEVIOT
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationMILFORD
Distance11.8 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
Covington40,766$48,448
Dayton5,385$46,620
Fort Thomas16,317$93,571
Newport15,321$47,708
Southgate3,814$53,608
Woodlawn231$76,563

Bellevue Public Schools

Bellevue High School
201 Center St
ZIP: 41073
(859) 261-2980
High
Total Enrollment 325
Grandview Elementary School
500 Grandview Ave
ZIP: 41073
(859) 261-4355
Primary
Total Enrollment 440

Bellevue Private Schools

Holy Trinity Elementary
235 Division St
ZIP: 41073
Elementary
Total Enrollment 70
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