Fort Knox CDP, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Knox CDP, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Fort Knox Census Designated Place had a population of 10,947 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 10,947
Population in Households 7,907
Population in Familes 7,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,040
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $53,277
Average Household Income $62,909
Per Capita Income $19,165


Total Housing Units 3,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 ( 0.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,286 (74.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 762 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 2,300
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 2,092
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.95% -0.08%
Households -0.32% -0.09%
Families -0.36% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

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, 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 # 40 93rd
Population Density # 375 31st
Diversity Index # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 165 70th
Per Capita Income # 428 21st

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