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Overview

Introduction to Highland Heights, Kentucky

Highland Heights, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is 8 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.

Highland Heights History

The city of Highland Heights is located in Campbell County, which was founded in 1795. The county was named after a Revolutionary War soldier called Colonel John Campbell. With the Northern Kentucky State College moving in this city in 1971, the development in the city was quickened.

Highland Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Asbury Chapel
  • Museum of Anthropology
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Devou Park

Things To Do In Highland Heights

Devou Park comes with a number of recreational facilities. One can visit the Asbury Chapel. The Vent Haven Museum and Museum of Anthropology are also popular tourist destination. One can also plan a trip to the Newport Aquarium. The Withrow Nature Preserve and Devou Park are also nearby.

Highland Heights Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Highland Heights Higher Education

Northern Kentucky University is in the city. Other higher education institutes that can be attended by the residents from the city include the Xavier University, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,136
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+3,730
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married32.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.5%
Median Earnings25+$37,476
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,855
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,588

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,458
% Above Poverty Level84.1%
% Below Poverty Level15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone31.2%
Median Gross Rent$941
Median House Value$126,700

Ancestry

German36.9%
Irish14%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.3%
English5%
Italian3.6%
Arab3.5%
Polish2.9%
French Except Basque2.7%
Iranian2.7%
Scottish1.5%
Dutch1.2%
African0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Ghanaian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
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Highland Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Campbell County
Standard Zip Codes41076
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39.01
Approximate Longitude-84.45

Highland Heights 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
Distance5 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
StationCINCINNATI COVINGTON AP
Distance11.6 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
Distance12 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cold Spring6,168$89,408
Crestview392$61,875
Fort Thomas16,317$93,571
Silver Grove1,278$60,000
Southgate3,814$53,608
Wilder3,066$81,685

Highland Heights Public Schools

North Campbell Tech
90 Campbell Drive
ZIP: 41076
(859) 441-2010
Northern Ky Tech - Highland Hts
90 Campbell Drive
ZIP: 41076
(859) 441-2010

Highland Heights Private Schools

Cornerstone Montessori School
2048 Alexandria Pike
ZIP: 41076
Elementary
Total Enrollment 38
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