Independence Kenton County, Kentucky

Independence: City in Kentucky

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About

Independence is a city located in the county of Kenton in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,757 and a population density of 537 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 28,521 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1841.

Geography

Independence is located at 38°56'35"N 84°32'39"W (38.9431200, -84.5441100).

Kenton county courthouse image
Kenton county courthouse

Weather

Independence forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 82. more

Kenton county courthouse image

Independence map

Independence Quick Facts

Population : 28,521 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Kenton County
Postal code : 41051
Phone Area Codes : 859
Area : 46.1 km2
Altitude : 899 feet / 274 meters
Capital city : Independence is capital of Kenton County
Establishment : January 01, 1842 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:36:30 (1st August 2021)
Density : 619 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 13.2% (2010-2019)
Weather : 82℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Independence increased by 13.2% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,757 - census
2011 25,260 1.99% estimation process
2012 25,698 1.7% estimation process
2013 26,138 1.68% estimation process
2014 26,431 1.11% estimation process
2015 26,849 1.56% estimation process
2016 27,155 1.13% estimation process
2017 27,687 1.92% estimation process
2018 28,146 1.63% estimation process
2019 28,521 1.31% estimation process

Independence zip code is 41051. County name: Kenton, County fips: 21117

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People born in Independence (1)

American installation artist Hollis Hammonds was born in Independence

Schools

College & universities near Independence

Code Name City ZIP
157438 Gateway Community and Technical College Florence (KY) 41042

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Independence

Code Name Address Type
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL

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Other cities in Kenton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kenton County , KY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Covington 40,341 City in Kentucky, United States
Erlanger 19,246 City in Kentucky, United States
Edgewood 8,759 City in Kentucky, United States
Elsmere 8,595 Town in Delaware
Fort Mitchell 8,241 City in Kentucky
Villa Hills 7,461 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Taylor Mill 6,802 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fort Wright 5,745 City in Kentucky, United States
Ludlow 4,504 City in Kentucky
Crescent Springs 4,058 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Crestview Hills 3,343 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Park Hills 2,984 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Lakeside Park 2,762 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Ryland Heights 1,077 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Bromley 809 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States
Kenton Vale 108 6th-class city in Kenton County, Kentucky, in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Independence distances to largest Kentucky cities

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