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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Mitchell had a population of 8,338 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.0595 and longitude -84.5474 in Kenton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Mitchell 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Mitchell, KY Housing Affordability Index is 150
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 Mitchell, KY Wealth Index is 153
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 8,338 (100%)
Population in Households 8,328 (99.9%)
Population in Families 6,583 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 2,693
Diversity Index2 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,285
Average Household Income $119,626
Per Capita Income $49,982
Wealth Index4 153

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,987 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,551 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $304,835
Housing Affordability Index3 150
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,538
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,168
Average Family Size 3
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 0.18% 0.13%
Households 0.16% 0.13%
Families 0.44% -0.04%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Fort Mitchell, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Mitchell 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 # 57 90th
Population Density # 87 84th
Diversity Index # 190 65th
Median Household Income # 50 91st
Per Capita Income # 40 93rd

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