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Fort Wright, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Wright had a population of 5,874 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Wright is located at latitude 39.0458 and longitude -84.5361 in Kenton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Wright (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kenton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The City of Fort Wright (GNIS ID: 2403651) 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 Wright is located within Covington Division of Kenton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Wright: Lookout Hieghts, Lookout Hieghts-Fort Wright, South Hills.

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Fort Wright, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,874
Population in Households 5,808
Population in Familes 4,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 1,730
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,615
Average Household Income $84,915
Per Capita Income $38,508

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,577 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,006 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $208,086
Average Home Value $241,323
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,583
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,436
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.34% 0.3%
Households 0.29% 0.22%
Families -0.94% 0.08%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Fort Wright, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Wright to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 80 85th
Population Density # 139 74th
Diversity Index # 266 51st
Median Household Income # 99 82nd
Per Capita Income # 70 87th

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