Fort Knox CDP, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fort Knox CDP, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Fort Knox Census Designated Place had a population of 10,610 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Knox CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Knox CDP is located at latitude 37.8916 and longitude -85.9671 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Knox Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

While the primary coordinates for Fort Knox Census Designated Place are located in Hardin County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Meade County.

The Fort Knox Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402497) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fort Knox Census Designated Place is located within Fort Knox Division of Hardin County.

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

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


Total Population 10,610
Population in Households 8,302
Population in Familes 8,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,308
Population Density1 515
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 2,421
Average Household Size 3.43
Family Households 2,203
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 ( 0.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,407 (78.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $52,055
Average Household Income $59,816
Per Capita Income $18,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.25%
Households 0.4% 0.35%
Families 0.35% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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 Knox CDP, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Knox CDP 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 # 41 93rd
Population Density1 # 379 30th
Diversity Index2 # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 148 73rd
Per Capita Income # 401 26th

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