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Fort Knox CDP, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Fort Knox Census Designated Place had a population of 11,000 as of July 1, 2019. 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 -85.9636 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Knox Census Designated Place 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.


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Fort Knox CDP, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Knox CDP, KY Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort Knox CDP, KY Wealth Index is 40
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,000 (100%)
Population in Households 8,004 (72.8%)
Population in Families 7,726 (70.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,996 (27.2%)
Population Density 542
Diversity Index2 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,495
Average Household Income $66,188
Per Capita Income $20,518
Wealth Index4 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13 ( 0.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,318 (76.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 707 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $0
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,331
Average Household Size 3.43
Family Households 2,119
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.9% 0.02%
Households -0.14% 0.04%
Families -0.19% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

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, 2019 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 # 40 93rd
Population Density # 376 31st
Diversity Index # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 165 70th
Per Capita Income # 363 33rd

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