Erlanger, Kentucky

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Erlanger, Kentucky
City
Location of Erlanger, Kentucky
Location of Erlanger, Kentucky
Coordinates: 39°0′49″N 84°35′39″W / 39.01361°N 84.59417°W / 39.01361; -84.59417Coordinates: 39°0′49″N 84°35′39″W / 39.01361°N 84.59417°W / 39.01361; -84.59417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Kenton
Government
 • Type Local or city government
 • Mayor of Erlanger Thomas L. Rouse
 • City Administrator Marc Fields
Area
 • Total 8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)
 • Land 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,368
 • Density 2,213.0/sq mi (850.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41018
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-25300
GNIS feature ID 0491808
Website www.ci.erlanger.ky.us

Erlanger, Kentucky is a city in the United States, with a 2010 census population of 18,368. It was named after the Parisian family bank of Emile d'Erlanger which helped finance the town's early development, but the name is not pronounced with a French or German accent.

Nearby Elsmere was originally known as "South Erlanger".

Geography[edit]

Erlanger is located at 39°0′49″N 84°35′39″W / 39.01361°N 84.59417°W / 39.01361; -84.59417 (39.013511, -84.594042).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.4 square miles (22 km2), of which 8.3 square miles (21 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (1.19%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2000 census,[2] there were 16,676 people, 6,597 households, and 4,406 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,002.4 people per square mile (772.9/km²). There were 6,865 housing units at an average density of 824.3 per square mile (318.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.08% White, 1.81% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 6,597 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.09.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 453
1910 700 54.5%
1920 711 1.6%
1930 1,853 160.6%
1940 2,416 30.4%
1950 3,694 52.9%
1960 7,072 91.4%
1970 12,676 79.2%
1980 14,466 14.1%
1990 15,979 10.5%
2000 16,676 4.4%
2010 18,368 10.1%
U.S. Census Bureau[3]

In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,835, and the median income for a family was $51,442. Males had a median income of $36,585 versus $27,296 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,834. About 4.0% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

A large subdivision of mostly single-family dwellings, called "Cherry Hill" is in the city of Erlanger. The Kenton County and Boone County lines intersect within "Cherry Hill". This subdivision also is home to Cherry Hill Swim Club. Approximately one-half of the subdivision is within an unincorporated area of Boone County, which is adjacent the Greater Cincinnati International Airport.[4]

Economy[edit]

Toyota Boshoku America is located in Erlanger.

Companies originating[edit]

The United States Playing Card Company is based in Erlanger.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Census Bureau Retrieved on 2010-2-10
  4. ^ Boone County Property Valuation Administration www.boonecountypva.org, Kenton County Property Valuation Administration www.kentonpva.org

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