Kenton County

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Kenton County, Kentucky

303 Court St
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 392-1600
Fax: (859) 392-1639
www.kentoncounty.org

On central northern border of KY, south of Cincinnati, OH; organized Jan 29, 1840 from Campbell County. Name Origin: For Simon Kenton (1755-1836), KY scout and Indian fighter

Area (sq mi):: 164.38 (land 161.97; water 2.42) Population per square mile: 948.70
Population 2005: 153,665 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 151,464 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $22,085; median household $43,906; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,194-$32,449
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Covington County seat (43,010)
  • Independence County seat (17,940)
  • Erlanger (16,746)

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