Dry Ridge is a city in Grant County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,995 at the 2000 census. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,995 people, 771 households, and 535 families residing in the city. The population density was 428.2 people per square mile (165.3 square/km). There were 861 housing units at an average density of 184.8 per square mile (71.3square/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.19% White, 0.55% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.