Kenton County is located in northern Kentucky. The County Seat is Covington and the largest city is Covington. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.kentoncounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 163,929 and the 2010 census population was 159,721. The land area is 160.25 square miles and there are 996.7 persons per square mile.
91.6% of the population is White, 4.9% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $144,300, there are 61,800 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,704, the median household income is $54,270, and 13.7% of the persons in Kenton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 12,369. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,261,984, and sales per capita were $8,046. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.6%.
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