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Population in 2012: 2,177 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 

Males: 1,043  (47.9%)
Females: 1,134  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  31.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41035.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,702 (it was $30,647 in 2000)
Dry Ridge:

$39,702
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,655

Dry Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,068 (it was $103,900 in 2000)
Dry Ridge:

$131,068
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $126,778; Detached houses: $145,847; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,390; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,635; Mobile homes: $8,955

Median gross rent in 2012: $649.

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  • White alone - 2,068 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 23 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

Races in Dry Ridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dry Ridge: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.8%), United States (15.8%), English (14.9%), Irish (12.3%), Dutch (3.0%), Welsh (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Land area: 4.66 square miles.

Population density: 467 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dry Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dry Ridge city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

36 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Dry Ridge, Kentucky as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dry Ridge to the number of sex offenders is 198 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,264 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,097 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (31.8 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (272.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Williamstown, KY (1.9 miles ), Crittenden, KY (2.6 miles ), Verona, KY (3.2 miles ), Glencoe, KY (3.5 miles ), Walton, KY (3.5 miles ), Piner-Visalia, KY (3.6 miles) , Corinth, KY (3.6 miles) , Falmouth, KY (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $48,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.68 N, Longitude: 84.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

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Crime rates in Dry Ridge by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1110
per 100,000 44.545.045.30.0
Assaults 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 3160
per 100,000 133.645.0272.00.0
Thefts 541311
per 100,000 222.7180.0589.3497.7
Auto thefts 2211
per 100,000 89.190.045.345.2
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 33.727.052.020.5

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Crime rate in Dry Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.45
Kentucky average:

1.95

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +400 (+25.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dry Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Dry Ridge city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dry Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Dry Ridge center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Dry Ridge center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Skeeter Davis - (born 1931), singer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dry Ridge:

  • WILLIAMSTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH GRANT (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 3 miles away; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR GRANT COUNTY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Dry Ridge, KY

Airports located in Dry Ridge:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dry Ridge:

  • Northern Kentucky University (about 26 miles; Highland Heights, KY; Full-time enrollment: 10,543)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 32 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 23,808)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 33 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,065)
  • Xavier University (about 33 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 35 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,391)
  • Kentucky State University (about 37 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,204)
  • University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College (about 40 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 2,699)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Dry Ridge:

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Notable location: Dry Ridge Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Martin Cemetery (1), Renneckar Cemetery (2), McGuinnis Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Polliwog (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Super 8 Motel - Dry Ridge (I-75 Exit 159), Super 8 (88 Blackburn Lane), Hampton Inn Dry Ridge (1200 Cull Road), Dry Ridge Self Storage (69 Broadway Street), Pinewood Inn (18 North Main Street).

 
Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.14
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.62
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dry Ridge and their reported violations in the past:

DRY RIDGE WATER WORKS COMMISSION (Population served: 2630, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.4%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dry Ridge, KY

54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000

Dry Ridge compared to Kentucky state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Dry Ridge (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Kentucky, Inc.: Dry Ridge Branch, Dry Ridge Branch, Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,743.6 mil, Deposits: $1,499.3 mil, headquarters in Crestview Hills, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corporation, The
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Grant - Dry Ridge at 58 Broadway, branch established on 1994/08/10. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • Grant County Deposit Bank: Taft Highway Branch at 26 Taft Hwy, branch established on 2001/03/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $89.0 mil, Deposits: $72.5 mil, headquarters in Williamstown, KY, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Grant County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Heritage Bank, Inc.: Dry Ridge Branch at 48 Broadway, branch established on 2009/12/01. Info updated 2010/09/03: Bank assets: $397.1 mil, Deposits: $338.6 mil, headquarters in Erlanger, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commonwealth Holdings, L.L.c.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dry Ridge, Kentucky:

  • Big Savings Motel, US 22 14 Taft Hwy, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 , Phone: (859) 824-4774
  • Dry Ridge Motor Inn, Rt 22 Exit 69 Broadway, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 , Phone: (859) 824-7005
  • Super 8 Motel, 88 Blackburn Ln, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 , Phone: (859) 824-3700, Fax: (859) 824-3801
  • Hampton Inn, 1200 Cull Rd, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 , Phone: (859) 823-7111
  • Microtel Inns & Suites - Dry Ridge, Ky, 79 Blackburn Ln, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 , Phone: (859) 824-2000, Fax: (859) 824-1329
  • Comfort Inn, 1050 Fashion Ridge Rd, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 , Phone: (859) 824-7121, Fax: (859) 824-7430
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dry Ridge, Kentucky

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dry Ridge travel time to work - commute


Dry Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Dry Ridge city (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.00%
Here48.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents65.7%18.1%5.2%4.0%7.1%
Congregations45.0%25.0%2.5%5.0%22.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Grant County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Grant County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.3%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

32.2%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,752$52,5121$1,103
Firefighters 8$22,238$33,35713$10,173
Sewerage 3$10,320$41,2800$0
Totals for Government 13$41,310$38,13214$11,276

Dry Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $50,000 ($22.97)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $520,000 ($238.86)
    Water Utilities: $346,000 ($158.93)
    Fire Protection: $342,000 ($157.10)
    Police Protection: $296,000 ($135.97)
    Central Staff Services: $153,000 ($70.28)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($36.29)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($9.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($8.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($3.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $265,000 ($121.73)

Dry Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $563,000 ($258.61)
    All Other: $179,000 ($82.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($5.51)
    Rents: $10,000 ($4.59)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $376,000 ($172.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $106,000 ($48.69)
    Highways: $31,000 ($14.24)
  • Tax - NEC: $335,000 ($153.88)
    Property: $322,000 ($147.91)
    Individual Income: $272,000 ($124.94)

Dry Ridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $579,000 ($265.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $304,000 ($139.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $275,000 ($126.32)

Dry Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $994,000 ($456.59)

10.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.25%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Boone County, KY  2.65% ($32,791 average AGI)
from Kenton County, KY  2.05% ($31,033)
from Pendleton County, KY  0.53% ($28,894)


10.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.33%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Boone County, KY  2.60% ($33,323 average AGI)
to Kenton County, KY  2.34% ($30,864)
to Pendleton County, KY  0.56% ($27,551)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dry Ridge:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dry Ridge:

  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Dry Ridge:

  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
Dry Ridge, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
See more detailed statistics of Dry Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,670
Total average daily truck traffic: 128

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dry Ridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dry Ridge, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dry Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dry Ridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Dry Ridge


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dry Ridge, KY

Most common first names in Dry Ridge, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4576.5 years
John4073.3 years
James3770.5 years
Robert3674.3 years
William3473.9 years
Charles2674.0 years
George1876.8 years
Anna1680.4 years
Dorothy1576.3 years
Harold1469.6 years
Most common last names in Dry Ridge, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Webster3174.1 years
Jump2470.7 years
Beach2378.5 years
Smith2275.5 years
Kinman1975.2 years
Lawrence1874.8 years
Conrad1676.6 years
Blackburn1482.7 years
Cook1177.0 years
Jones1176.9 years
Businesses in Dry Ridge, KY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
Cracker Barrel1Subway2
Decora Cabinetry4Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Long John Silver's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Microtel1
Browse common businesses in Dry Ridge, KY


Dry Ridge on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James Elmer Thomas (1)
  • James Howard (1)
  • Terry W. Purcell, Jr. (1)
  • David Schimpff (1)
  • Craig A. Caris (1)
  • Jack A. Masters (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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