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Erlanger, Kentucky
—  City  —
Location of Erlanger, Kentucky
Coordinates: 39°0′49″N 84°35′39″W / 39.01361°N 84.59417°W / 39.01361; -84.59417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Kenton
Area
 - Total 8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)
 - Land 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 16,676
 - Density 2,002.4/sq mi (773.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41017-41018
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-25300
GNIS feature ID 0491808
Website www.friendshipcity.com

Erlanger is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 16,676 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Erlanger is located at 39°0′49″N 84°35′39″W / 39.01361°N 84.59417°W / 39.01361; -84.59417 (39.013511, -84.594042)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.8 km²), of which, 8.3 square miles (21.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.19%) is water.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1970 12,676
1980 14,466 14.1%
1990 15,979 10.5%
2000 16,676 4.4%
Est. 2008 17,188 3.1%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 16,676 people, 6,597 households, and 4,406 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,002.4 people per square mile (772.9/km²). There were 6,865 housing units at an average density of 824.3/sq mi (318.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.08% White, 1.81% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 6,597 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,835, and the median income for a family was $51,442. Males had a median income of $36,585 versus $27,296 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,834. About 4.0% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

Companies originating here

Comair is headquartered in an unincorporated area in Boone County,[3] near Erlanger.[4]

Media

The Hip-Hop, R&B, and Gospel radio station WIZF also known as "The WIZ" is licensed in the city of Erlanger.

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