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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,703
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+4,254
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married63.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.4%
Median Earnings25+$49,743
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,055

Wealth

Median Family Income$107,917
% Above Poverty Level95.8%
% Below Poverty Level4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.2%
Median Gross Rent$935
Median House Value$204,300

Ancestry

German50.6%
Irish19.6%
English10.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.2%
Italian6%
Welsh1.9%
French Except Basque1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Russian0.8%
Hungarian0.8%
Finnish0.7%
Greek0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Polish0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Slovak0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Edgewood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kenton County
Standard Zip Codes41018, 41017
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39
Approximate Longitude-84.58

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)

StationCINCINNATI COVINGTON AP
Distance5 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
StationCHEVIOT
Distance9.3 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
StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance10.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crescent Springs3,986$54,036
Crestview Hills3,327$91,852
Elsmere8,488$56,157
Erlanger18,565$64,391
Florence31,735$64,596
Lakeside Park2,762$104,828

Edgewood Hospitals

St. Elizabeth Edgewood
(Non-profit)
1 Medical Village Dr.
(859) 344-2000
Healthsouth Northern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital
(Proprietary)
201 Medical Village Drive
(859) 341-2044

Edgewood Public Schools

James A Caywood Elementary School
3300 Turkeyfoot Road
ZIP: 41017
(859) 341-7062
Primary
Total Enrollment 705
Northern Ky Health Technology Center
790 Thomas Moore Parkway
ZIP: 41017
(859) 341-5200
Northern Ky Tech - Edgewood
790 Thomas More Pkwy
ZIP: 41017
(859) 341-5200
R C Hinsdale Elementary School
440 Dudley Road
ZIP: 41017
(859) 341-8226
Primary
Total Enrollment 636
Turkey Foot Middle School
3230 Turkeyfoot Rd
ZIP: 41017
(859) 341-0216
Middle
Total Enrollment 1075

Edgewood Private Schools

St Pius X Elementary School
348 Dudley Pike
ZIP: 41017
Elementary
Total Enrollment 540
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