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Quality of Life

  General Kentucky Quality of Life Information  
  Median Home Price (2016): Boone County - $178,000 for 976 homes, Campbell County - $140,000 for 729 homes, Kenton County - $145,250 for 1330 homes  
  Source: KY Department of Revenue. Data based on sales for last six months of year indicated.  

  Climate  
  Temperature    
  Normal (30-year record) 54.3 degrees  
  Average Annual, 2015 55 degrees  
  Record Highest, July 2012 (54-year record) 104 degrees  
  Record Lowest, January 1977 (54-year record) -25 degrees  
  Normal Heating Degree Days (30-year record) 4,982  
  Normal Cooling Degree Days (30-year record) 1,124  
  Precipitation    
  Normal (30-year record) 42.52 inches  
  Mean Annual Snowfall (30-year record) 22.1 inches  
  Total Precipitation, 2015 48.88 inches  
  Mean Number of Days Precipitation (0.01 inch or more) (30-year record) 132.4  
  Mean Number of Days Thunderstorms (68-year record) 41.5  
  Prevailing Winds SouthSouthwest  
  Relative Humidity (30-year record)    
  1 a.m. 79 percent  
  7 a.m. 83 percent  
  1 p.m. 61 percent  
  7 p.m. 65 percent  
  Note: Heating degree day totals are the sums of positive departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.  Cooling degree day totals are the sum of negative departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Local Climatological Data, 2015.
Station of record: Cincinnati/Northern Ky. Intl. Arpt, Covington, KY.
 

  Public School District Enrollments, 2016-2017  
    Total Enrollment Pupil To Teacher Ratio  
  Beechwood Independent Schools 1,401 16.9  
  Bellevue Independent Schools 691 14.4  
  Boone County Schools 20,245 15.9  
  Campbell County Schools 4,839 16.2  
  Covington Independent Schools 3,721 13.4  
  Dayton Independent Schools 901 14.3  
  Erlanger-Elsmere Independent Schools 2,387 15.2  
  Ft. Thomas Independent Schools 3,055 17.4  
  Kenton County Schools 15,039 18.7  
  Ludlow Independent Schools 816 14.8  
  Newport Independent Schools 1,575 11.7  
  Silver Grove Independent Schools 163 8.6  
  Southgate Independent Schools 163 10.2  
  Walton-Verona Independent Schools 1,645 15.8  
  Source: Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Assessment and Accountability.