Overview

Introduction to Elsmere, Kentucky

Elsmere, Kentucky is 13 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is in Kenton county. The city is part of the Cincinnati metro area.

Elsmere History

The city of Elsmere is located in the Bluegrass Region. It is situated in Kenton County, which was established in 1840. The city was named after a street called Elsmere Avenue in Norwood, Ohio. The city in the beginning was sparsely populated and gradually developed with the early settlers, who visited the area in around 1839. In the early 1800s, the city served as a coach stop aside the Montgomery Road. Elsmere was incorporated in 1896. The arrival of Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad and the Cincinnati, Lebanon and Northern Railway helped the city to develop.

Elsmere and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Anthropology
  • William Howard Taft National Historic Site
  • Little Miami State Park
  • Miami White Water Forest Park
  • Ceaser Creek State Park

Things To Do In Elsmere

To be a part of the historic city of Elsmere tourists can visit the William Howard Taft National Historic Site. One can also enjoy the green and the wilderness of the Miami White Water Forest Park, which is known for its rich vegetation and camping facilities. The Lincoln Woods State Park is also worth visiting. The Newport Aquarium is also close to the city.

Elsmere Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Elsmere Higher Education

Higher education can be availed from Miami University, Northern Kentucky University, Campbell County, University of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, and Xavier University.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,570
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens9.7%
Employed Population 16+4,068
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married37%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
Median Earnings25+$32,927
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,618
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,227

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,337
% Above Poverty Level80.2%
% Below Poverty Level19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,053
Median House Value$107,600

Ancestry

German28.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.5%
Irish20.5%
English5.6%
Italian3.7%
Scottish2.3%
Polish1.1%
French Except Basque0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Elsmere Almanac

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

Elsmere 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
Distance4.2 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
StationCHEVIOT
Distance9.5 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
Distance11.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crescent Springs4,035$72,147
Crestview Hills3,281$108,194
Edgewood8,723$114,148
Erlanger18,776$75,656
Florence31,940$68,674
Lakeside Park2,749$115,406

Elsmere Public Schools

Howell Elementary School
909 Central Row
ZIP: 41018
(859) 727-1108
Primary
Total Enrollment 342

Elsmere Private Schools

St Henry School
3825 Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 41018
Elementary
Total Enrollment 268
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