Villa Hills, Kentucky

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Villa Hills, Kentucky
City
Location of Villa Hills, Kentucky
Location of Villa Hills, Kentucky
Coordinates: 39°3′35″N 84°35′31″W / 39.05972°N 84.59194°W / 39.05972; -84.59194Coordinates: 39°3′35″N 84°35′31″W / 39.05972°N 84.59194°W / 39.05972; -84.59194
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Kenton
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Mike Martin (R)
Area
 • Total 4.5 sq mi (11.5 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,948
 • Density 2,144.3/sq mi (827.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41017
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-79698
GNIS feature ID 1669491

Villa Hills is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, along the Ohio River. The population was 7,489 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Villa Hills is located at 39°3′35″N 84°35′31″W / 39.05972°N 84.59194°W / 39.05972; -84.59194 (39.059611, -84.591913)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11 km2), of which 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (16.85%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,948 people, 2,808 households, and 2,209 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,144.3 people per square mile (827.2/km²). There were 2,855 housing units at an average density of 770.2 per square mile (297.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.52% White, 0.45% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 2,808 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 1,647
1980 4,384 166.2%
1990 7,739 76.5%
2000 7,948 2.7%
Est. 2008 7,727 [3]
U.S. Census Bureau[4]

The median income for a household in the city was $73,523, and the median income for a family was $79,810. Males had a median income of $60,792 versus $34,949 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,373. About 1.5% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

In 1994, Villa Hills was designated "America's Most Livable City".[citation needed]

  • See Cincinnati Magazine, August 1994, titled "Most Livable Neighborhoods" by Felix Winternitz
  1. 1 Most Livable Neighborhood- - Villa Hills, Kentucky

In 2010, Villa Hills was named the 3rd nicest suburb.

Schools[edit]

There are two schools in Villa Hills currently. River Ridge elementary is the local public elementary school, and Villa Madonna Academy, for which the town was named, is the local K-12 Roman Catholic school.

See also[edit]

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. ^ Kentucky State Data Center Retrieved on 2010-05-05
  4. ^ Historical Census Data Retrieved on 2010-05-05

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