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Kettering is a city in Montgomery County, in the Dayton metro area.
The community was named after Charles Franklin Kettering, inventor
The latitude of Kettering is 39.689N. The longitude is -84.168W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 56,494.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kettering demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dayton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45420 ZIP code.
31% of Kettering residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kettering ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kettering was $27,009, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Kettering residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kettering, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $984.
Libraries in Kettering include Kettering-Moraine Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kettering include Kettering-Oakwood Times
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kettering political report.
The average commute time for Kettering workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kettering between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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