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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Fort Mitchell is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Fort Mitchell.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kenton County at latitude 39.0595 and longitude -84.5474. Kenton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Mitchell (see map) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Fort Mitchell, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,371
Population in Households 8,361
Population in Familes 6,654
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,636
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 3,565
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,817 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,068 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,497 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $205,065
Average Home Value $256,431


Median Household Income $60,584
Average Household Income $84,307
Per Capita Income $35,420
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.47% 0.6%
Households 0.52% 0.62%
Families 1.46% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.52%
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, 2014 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 # 52 90th
Population Density1 # 87 84th
Diversity Index2 # 186 65th
Median Household Income # 84 84th
Per Capita Income # 56 90th

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