Ludlow, situated in north central Kenton County, is often thought of as a suburb of Covington, Kentucky. The city is bordered on the north by the Ohio River, on the east by Covington, and shares its southern border with Fort Wright. With its easy access to the riverfront and I-75, it has become a bedroom community for many who work across the river. The city, like many other small towns, experienced a baby boom following World War II, but today Ludlow is known for its close-knit neighborhoods. There are 4,400 residents. One finds many types of homes in Ludlow. From newly built condominiums with sweeping river views to older homes with character, there are a wide variety of styles and prices in housing options.