Latonia Lakes, Kentucky

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Latonia Lakes, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Location of Latonia Lakes, Kentucky
Location of Latonia Lakes, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°58′6″N 84°29′55″W / 38.96833°N 84.49861°W / 38.96833; -84.49861Coordinates: 38°58′6″N 84°29′55″W / 38.96833°N 84.49861°W / 38.96833; -84.49861
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Kenton
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 325
 • Density 1,093.5/sq mi (422.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41015
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-44038
GNIS feature ID 0496000

Latonia Lakes is a former city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 325 at the 2000 census. The city voted to be dissolved in the general elections on November 7, 2006, although the results were contested due to alleged voting irregularities.[1] Following the certification of the election results, the city was officially dissolved on December 16, 2006.[2]

Geography[edit]

Latonia Lakes is located at 38°58′6″N 84°29′55″W / 38.96833°N 84.49861°W / 38.96833; -84.49861 (38.968222, -84.498546).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 325 people, 113 households, and 88 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,093.5 people per square mile (418.3/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 417.2/sq mi (159.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.77% White, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 113 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 19.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 111.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,333, and the median income for a family was $27,188. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,876. About 25.3% of families and 24.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.6% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Relyea, Neil (2006-11-12). "Latonia Lakes City Officials May Contest Dissolution". Associated Press. Archived from the original on 2006-11-15. Retrieved 2006-11-12. 
  2. ^ Geographic Change Notes: Kentucky, United States Census Bureau, 2008-09-08. Accessed 2008-09-26.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.