Kenton Vale, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 108 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.8%
Males: 46  (43.0%)
Females: 62  (57.0%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip code: 41011

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,791 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Kenton Vale:

$38,791
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,851 (it was $19,540 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,896 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Kenton Vale:

$101,896
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $112,960; detached houses: $112,562

Median gross rent in 2019: $775.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kenton Vale: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.4%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for other race residents)
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    • 11292.6%White alone
    • 97.4%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (27.0%), German (27.0%), Irish (10.8%), English (4.1%), French (2.7%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/07/1949

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,865 people per square mile   (low).

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9 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).

This city:

7.4%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,255 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,319 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (5.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (254.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fort Wright, KY (0.9 miles ),
Covington, KY (1.0 miles ),
Park Hills, KY (1.2 miles ),
Fort Mitchell, KY (1.5 miles ),
Wilder, KY (1.5 miles ),
Southgate, KY (1.6 miles ),
Lakeside Park, KY (1.7 miles ),
Taylor Mill, KY (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.05 N, Longitude: 84.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Distribution of median household income in Kenton Vale, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kenton Vale, KY in 2019

Kenton Vale satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Most common industries in Kenton Vale, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Utilities (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Utilities (16.7%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.6%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.4%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (9.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Kenton Vale, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Teachers, special education (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.0%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Electricians (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.1%)
  • Teachers, special education (9.1%)
  • Child care workers (9.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)

Average climate in Kenton Vale, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kenton Vale, Kentucky average temperatures Kenton Vale, Kentucky average precipitation Kenton Vale, Kentucky humidity Kenton Vale, Kentucky wind speed Kenton Vale, Kentucky snowfall Kenton Vale, Kentucky sunshine Kenton Vale, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.93
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kenton Vale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Kenton Vale city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenton Vale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 51% greater 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 66.3 miles away from Kenton Vale center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from Kenton Vale center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 186.2 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 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 181.7 miles away from Kenton Vale center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenton County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenton Vale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kenton Vale:

  • ST CHARLES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • ST CHARLES NH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • NORTHKEY COMMUNITY CARE INTENSIVE SERV (Hospital, about 1 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • BAPTIST HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • PAVILION HEALTH CARE CTR OF COVINGTON (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • ROSEDALE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)

Amtrak station near Kenton Vale:

  • 4 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenton Vale:

  • Northern Kentucky University (about 4 miles; Highland Heights, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,059)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 6 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 7 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 8 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Xavier University (about 8 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 15 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)

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Kenton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Kenton Vale:

Marital status in Kenton Vale, KY
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Kenton Vale:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kenton Vale, KY (based on Kenton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic42,50020
Evangelical Protestant22,87785
Mainline Protestant8,90430
Other2,6588
Black Protestant5975
None82,184-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Kenton County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Here:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

9.4%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kenton County:

18.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kenton Vale:

43.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

36.0%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.3%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kenton Vale:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Kenton Vale:

48.8%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kenton Vale, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$264
Totals for Government 0$0 7$264

Kenton Vale government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($64.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($46.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($27.78)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($27.78)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,000 ($37.04)

Kenton Vale government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($46.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($166.67)

8.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boone County, KY  2.44% ($42,306 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.49% ($51,490)
from Campbell County, KY  1.35% ($49,131)


8.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Boone County, KY  2.43% ($46,598 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.35% ($49,748)
to Campbell County, KY  1.22% ($46,352)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenton Vale:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenton Vale:

  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kenton Vale:

  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kenton Vale, KY
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kenton Vale, KY
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 42.9%Utility gas


Kenton Vale compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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