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Overview

Introduction to Erlanger, Kentucky

Erlanger, Kentucky, in Kenton county, is 12 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Erlanger History

The city of Erlanger is located in the Bluegrass region, near the Cincinnati metro area. The community was named after Baron Frederic Emile D'Erlanger, a German born English financier who invested in the railroad and gradually developed the city. The city’s existence goes back to the year 1807 when Bartlett Graves built a log cabin in this area. The small community gradually grew up to be known as Timberlake in honor of a local physician, William Timberlake. In 1882, when a post office was established, both the post office and the depot were named as Erlanger.

Erlanger and nearby Attractions

  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • William Howard Taft National Historic Site
  • Harrison State Park
  • Kenton County Golf Course
  • Embshoff Woods and Nature Preserve

Things To Do In Erlanger

Be it the Cincinnati Art Museum or the William Howard Taft National Historic Site, tourists can get to know more about the history of the city from both the places. Tourists can also take a stroll in the Harrison State Park. The rolling green grass of the Kenton County Golf Course is a delight for the golf lovers.

Erlanger Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Erlanger Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by several colleges and universities which include Miami University, Northern Kentucky University, University of Cincinnati, and Xavier University.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,565
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+9,478
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married45.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,586
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,514
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,391
% Above Poverty Level88.6%
% Below Poverty Level11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$823
Median House Value$119,800

Ancestry

German35.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.4%
Irish18.5%
English8.5%
Italian3.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.6%
Polish1.5%
Dutch1%
Danishn0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Welsh0.6%
African0.4%
Greek0.4%
Serbian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Erlanger Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kenton County
Standard Zip Codes41018, 41017
Company Zip Codes41025
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39
Approximate Longitude-84.58

Erlanger 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
Distance3.9 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
Distance8.5 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
Distance11.1 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
Edgewood8,703$107,917
Elsmere8,488$56,157
Florence31,735$64,596
Lakeside Park2,762$104,828

Erlanger Public Schools

Arnett Elementary School
3552 Kimberly Dr
ZIP: 41018
(859) 727-1488
Primary
Total Enrollment 305
Bartlett Educational Center
305 Bartlett Ave, Ensor Annex
ZIP: 41018
(859) 342-2460
High
Total Enrollment 16
Lindeman Elementary School
558 Erlanger Rd
ZIP: 41018
(859) 727-1188
Primary
Total Enrollment 298
Lloyd High School
450 Bartlett Ave
ZIP: 41018
(859) 727-1555
High
Total Enrollment 556
Miles Elementary School
208 Sunset Ave
ZIP: 41018
(859) 727-2231
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Tichenor Middle School
305bartlett Ave
ZIP: 41018
(859) 727-2255
Middle
Total Enrollment 525

Erlanger Private Schools

Country Hills Montessori-erlanger
630 Viox Dr
ZIP: 41018
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
Grace Academy Of Creative Learning
3126 Riggs Rd
ZIP: 41018
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
Little Red School House Elementary I
4104 Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 41018
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Mary Queen Of Heaven School
1130 Donaldson Hwy
ZIP: 41018
Elementary
Total Enrollment 227
St Henry District High School
3755 Scheben Dr
ZIP: 41018
Secondary
Total Enrollment 509
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