Southgate is a city located in Campbell County, Kentucky. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,472.

On May 28, 1977 the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate was engulfed in fire, killing 165 inside.


Southgate is located at 39°3'56" North, 84°28'25" West (39.065611, -84.473638)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 3,472 people, 1,601 households, and 944 families residing in the city. The population density is 944.0/km² (2,439.1/mi²). There are 1,665 housing units at an average density of 452.7/km² (1,169.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.85% White, 0.72% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.53% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,601 households out of which 26.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% are non-families. 35.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.17 and the average family size is 2.82.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $42,257, and the median income for a family is $53,365. Males have a median income of $37,846 versus $27,634 for females. The per capita income for the city is $24,188. 3.8% of the population and 1.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.6% are under the age of 18 and 5.4% are 65 or older.