Elsmere, Kentucky facts for kids
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Location of Elsmere in Kenton County, Kentucky
|Incorporated||May 11, 1896|
|• Total||2.65 sq mi (6.85 km2)|
|• Land||2.63 sq mi (6.81 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||919 ft (280 m)|
|• Density||3,485.16/sq mi (1,345.83/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0491746|
Elsmere is located at(39.001475, -84.603116).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all land.
The community was first settled in 1885 as South Erlanger. Elsmere organized as a city in 1896, renamed after Elsmere Avenue in Norwood, Ohio, the hometown of one of its founders.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
According to the 2010 U.S. census, there were 8,451 people, 2,992 households, and 2,131 families residing in the city. The racial makeup was 84.3 percent white, 7.1 percent black, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian American, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 4.2% some other race, and 3.4% two or more races. 8.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Regal Beloit (formerly Emerson Power Transmission) and L'Oréal have facilities in an unincorporated pocket of Kenton County surrounded by Elsmere. Portions of Elsmere have a Florence mailing address. Mazak's North American headquarters are in Elsmere.
The cities of Elsmere and adjacent Erlanger share a public school system. The following schools are shared by the two cities:
- Lloyd Memorial High School
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