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Fort Thomas, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Thomas had a population of 16,752 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Thomas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Thomas is located at latitude 39.082 and longitude -84.4532 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Thomas (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Fort Thomas (GNIS ID: 2403648) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fort Thomas is located within Newport-Fort Thomas Division of Campbell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Thomas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Thomas: Guyville, Mount Pleasant, Rossford.

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Fort Thomas, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,752
Population in Households 16,459
Population in Familes 13,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 293
Population Density1 2,954
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 6,892
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,212
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,536 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,357 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 574 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $213,063
Average Home Value $265,925


Median Household Income $59,688
Average Household Income $83,124
Per Capita Income $34,865
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.33%
Households 0.22% 0.27%
Families -0.04% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Thomas, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Thomas to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 95th
Population Density1 # 74 86th
Diversity Index2 # 307 43rd
Median Household Income # 93 83rd
Per Capita Income # 67 88th

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