Edgewood, Kentucky

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Edgewood is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 9,400 at the 2000 census. It was named for an early homestead in Walker Estates.[1]

Edgewood was established on November 15, 1948. Shortly after the formation of the city, it merged with several surrounding cities. The biggest of these mergers occurred in 1968 when the city merged with Summit Hills Heights and St. Pius Heights. The new city government began operating on January 1, 1969.[1]



Edgewood is located at 39°0′19″N 84°33′57″W / 39.00528°N 84.56583°W / 39.00528; -84.56583 (39.005153, -84.565780)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.7 km²), of which, 4.2 square miles (10.8 km²) of it is land and 0.20% is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 9,400 people, 3,099 households, and 2,693 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,250.8 people per square mile (868.3/km²). There were 3,149 housing units at an average density of 754.0/sq mi (290.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.74% White, 1.23% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,099 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.29.

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