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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Mitchell had a population of 8,343 as of July 1, 2015. Fort Mitchell 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 Mitchell is located at latitude 39.0455 and longitude -84.5562 in Kenton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Mitchell (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Kenton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The City of Fort Mitchell (GNIS ID: 2403642) 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 Mitchell is located within Covington Division of Kenton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Mitchell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Fort Mitchell, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 8,343
Population in Households 8,333
Population in Familes 6,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,628
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 3,556
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,020 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,536 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $224,506
Average Home Value $275,532


Median Household Income $63,914
Average Household Income $91,535
Per Capita Income $38,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.49%
Households 0.37% 0.5%
Families 1.15% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   3.18%
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 Mitchell, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Mitchell to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 53 90th
Population Density1 # 88 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 198 62nd
Median Household Income # 85 84th
Per Capita Income # 51 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.