Crestview Hills, Kentucky

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Crestview Hills, Kentucky
City
Motto: "A great place to call home!"
Location of Crestview Hills in Kenton County, Kentucky.
Location of Crestview Hills in Kenton County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 39°1′35″N 84°34′0″W / 39.02639°N 84.56667°W / 39.02639; -84.56667Coordinates: 39°1′35″N 84°34′0″W / 39.02639°N 84.56667°W / 39.02639; -84.56667
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Kenton
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,148
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 3,332
 • Density 1,503.1/sq mi (580.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41017
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-18442
GNIS feature ID 0490332
Website crestviewhills.com

Crestview Hills is a home rule-class city[2] in Kenton County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 3,148 at the 2010 census.

Crestview Hills is located in Greater Cincinnati, close to I- 275, Interstate 71, and Interstate 75. It is home to the Crestview Hills Town Center, the Summit Hills Country Club, Five Seasons Country Club, and Thomas More College. It is also close to St. Elizabeth Hospital, which has many offices in Crestview Hills' Thomas More Research Park. In addition, the 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge[3] Richwood Tahoe Railroad, operating as a venue for charitable organizations, runs Kentucky's only working steam locomotive.

Geography[edit]

Crestview Hills is located at 39°1′35″N 84°34′0″W / 39.02639°N 84.56667°W / 39.02639; -84.56667 (39.026398, -84.566543).[4] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all land. Its neighborhoods include: Lookout Farm, Old Crestview, College Park, Summit Lakes, and Grandview Summit.[5]

Government[edit]

The City of Crestview Hills is governed by a mayor and six city council members. Additionally, the City of Crestview Hills is staffed by a City Administrator, Finance Officer/Treasurer, City Attorney, City Clerk, and City Engineer. Elections for council members are held every even numbered year and the mayor is elected every four years.

The current mayor of Crestview Hills is Paul Meier and the city administrator is Tim Williams.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 15
1970 1,114 7,326.7%
1980 1,362 22.3%
1990 2,546 86.9%
2000 2,889 13.5%
2010 3,148 9.0%
Est. 2016 3,332 [1] 5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,889 people, 1,193 households, and 765 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,503.1 people per square mile (581.0/km²). There were 1,257 housing units at an average density of 654.0 per square mile (252.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.43% White, 2.60% African American, 0.14% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 1,193 households out of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $57,473, and the median income for a family was $77,898. Males had a median income of $48,475 versus $36,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $37,899. About 4.7% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Crestview Hills is home to Thomas More College, founded in 1921 by the Benedictine Sisters as Villa Madonna College. Serving over 1,600 students, the college is ranked by Money Magazine as one of the "Best College Buys" in higher education and by the Carnegie Foundation, which praises the college as a "selective liberal arts college." Thomas More was also ranked as one of the Best Colleges (Regional Universities – South) by U.S. News & World Report for 2014.

As a part of Crestview Hills, Thomas More College is an important partner in the community by offering a variety of education and social outreach opportunities for residents. Recent programs have included Division III sporting events, theater productions, music concerts and guest speakers. Thomas More also offers non-traditional students the ability to earn their MBA degree through an evening program that allows learners to continue working during the day.

Thomas More College offers its students and the community the chance to see the stars with the Bank of Kentucky Observatory. The observatory routinely offers open house events where the public can attend a lecture followed by a night sky viewing.

Crestview Hills is also located in the Kenton County Public School District and also has a variety of nearby private school options available to residents.[8]

Economy[edit]

Crestview Hills is home to the Crestview Hills Town Center, which features many retail shops in their outdoor pavilion shopping center. Among these include Dillard's, Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Sunglass Hut, White House Black Market, Victoria's Secret, and Joseph A. Bank. Eateries in the area also include Starbuck's, McAlister's Deli, Brontë Express, Coldstone Creamery, Moe's Southwest Grill, Applebee's, TGI Friday's, Panera Bread, and Five Guys [9]

Crestview Hills offers approximately 1,877,374 square foot of commercial office space, with the largest contributor coming from the expansive Thomas More Research/Office Park. Businesses with headquarters in Crestview Hills include:

  • Columbia Sussex Corporation
  • St. Elizabeth Physicians
  • Bank of Kentucky (acquired in 2015 by BB&T)
  • DBL Law
  • Waltz Business Systems
  • Huntington Bank Operation Center
  • Advanced Physical Therapy

Other major employers in the area have also begun expanding into the Research Park including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Health Care.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform" (PDF). Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Surviving Steam Locomotives in Kentucky". steamlocomotive.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Neighborhoods - Crestview Hills, KY - Official Website". civicplus.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "Schools - Crestview Hills, KY - Official Website". civicplus.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 
  9. ^ "Dining - Crestview Hills, KY - Official Website". civicplus.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 
  10. ^ "Why Crestview Hills? - Crestview Hills, KY - Official Website". civicplus.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 

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