Fort Knox, Kentucky Population 2020

8,965
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Fort Knox is a city located in Kentucky. Fort Knox has a 2020 population of 8,965. Fort Knox is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -11.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,124 in 2010. Fort Knox reached it's highest population of 11,295 in 2011.

The average household income in Fort Knox is $71,271 with a poverty rate of 10.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,135 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Knox is 25.5 years, 26 years for males, and 24.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 126.4 males.

Fort Knox Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Knox was:

  • White: 70.33%
  • Black or African American: 15.26%
  • Two or more races: 8.05%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.96%
The current population of Fort Knox, Kentucky is 8,965, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,965.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,124.

Fort Knox, Kentucky Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020159,0722,8471.79%
2019156,2252,8471.82%
2018153,3782,8471.86%
2017150,5311,4810.98%
2016149,0508660.58%
2015148,184-3,561-2.40%
2014151,745-546-0.36%
2013152,2917240.48%
2012151,5672290.15%
2011151,3381,4910.99%
2010149,8470.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,30570.33%
Black or African American1,36815.26%
Two or More Races7228.05%
Asian1952.18%
Some Other Race1731.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native1161.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander860.96%
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Fort Knox Population Pyramid 2020

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Fort Knox Median Age

25.5


Total

26


Male

24.6


Female

Fort Knox Adults

There are 6,292 adults, (124 of whom are seniors) in Fort Knox.

Fort Knox Age Dependency

45.3

Age Dependency Ratio

2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Knox Sex Ratio

Female

3,959

44.16%

Male

5,006

55.84%

Fort Knox Households and Families

Fort Knox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Knox Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married1.2%98.8%
All0.9%99.1%
Non Family0%100%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

0.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4513.050.9
Married1,7423.461.2
Non Family4031.110
Female2393.140
Male673.750

3.4

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fort Knox Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade581.26%
9th to 12th Grade1102.38%
High School Graduate59012.77%
Some College1,59534.52%
Associates Degree72315.65%
Bachelors Degree75316.30%
Graduate Degree79117.12%
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Fort Knox Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9352,8611,053
Black758721219
Hispanic707650172
Multiple Races18913224
Other Race13313366
Asian12312369
Native American3232
Islander26267

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.10%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,046$53,206$27,708
Less Than High School$30,852$$
High School Grad$28,926$35,417$12,031
Some College$39,586$45,074$21,337
Bachelors Degree$51,094$60,694$41,364
Graduate Degree$98,053$103,015$78,750

$46,046

Average Earnings

$53,206

Average Male

$27,708

Average Female

Fort Knox Language

Fort Knox Language by Age

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Fort Knox Language

88.14% of Fort Knox residents speak only English, while 11.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.19% of the population.

Fort Knox Poverty

Fort Knox Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3784069.27%
Hispanic1,36616612.15%
Black1,08116615.36%
Multiple70312217.35%
Other142149.86%
Asian19563.08%

10.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.15%

Male Poverty Rate

11.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Knox

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Knox is Multiple, with 17.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Knox is Asian, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.26%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.38%
Some College8.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%
High School1.30%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed0.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fort Knox Income

Fort Knox Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,367$71,271
Families$62,387$74,687
Married Families$67,598-
Non Families$45,996$52,916
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Fort Knox Marital Status

Fort Knox Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

67.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Knox Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Knox Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Knox Marital Status by Race

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Fort Knox Veterans

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1,067

Number of Veterans

760

Male Veterans

307

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War818
First Gulf War424
Vietnam52
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34488
35 to 54472
55 to 6458
65 to 7449
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
White74429.15%
Black22639.37%
Hispanic21439.05%
Other4949.00%
2 or More2410.13%
Hawaiian2492.31%

Fort Knox Veterans by Education

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5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Knox Employment Status

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

31.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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10.73%

Born in Kentucky

94.31%

Native Born

5.69%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

3.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.31% of Fort Knox residents were born in the United States, with 10.73% having been born in Kentucky. 2.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,9650.00%
20198,9650.00%
20188,965-127-1.40%
20179,092-134-1.45%
20169,226-223-2.36%
20159,449-791-7.72%
201410,240-296-2.81%
201310,536-383-3.51%
201210,919-376-3.33%
201111,2951,17111.57%
201010,1240.00%