Fort Knox, Kentucky Population 2022

7,266
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Fort Knox is a city located in Hardin County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 7,266, it is the 64th largest city in Kentucky and the 5219th largest city in the United States. Fort Knox is currently declining at a rate of -3.17% annually and its population has decreased by -18.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,865 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Fort Knox has a population density of 358 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Knox is $72,892 with a poverty rate of 6.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,046 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Knox is 26.9 years, 27.6 years for males, and 25.6 years for females.

Fort Knox Demographics

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

  • White: 63.65%
  • Black or African American: 15.49%
  • Two or more races: 12.92%
  • Other race: 3.79%
  • Asian: 1.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.23%
  • Native American: 1.16%
The current population of Fort Knox, Kentucky is 7,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,865.

Fort Knox, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Fort Knox Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Fort Knox Population by Race

Fort Knox Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Knox Median Age

27


Total

26


Male

27.5


Female

Fort Knox Adults

There are 6,295 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Fort Knox.

Fort Knox Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

1.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Knox Sex Ratio

Female

3,916

44.17%

Male

4,949

55.83%

Fort Knox Population by Age

Fort Knox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Knox Household Types

0.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Knox Households and Families

3.56

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Fort Knox Households by Type

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Fort Knox Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Knox Educational Attainment by Race

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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 islander people with a rate of 58.33%.

Fort Knox Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,595

Average Earnings

$56,555

Average Male

$35,464

Average Female

Fort Knox Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Knox Language by Age

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Fort Knox Language

84.20% of Fort Knox residents speak only English, while 15.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.36% of the population.

Fort Knox Language

Fort Knox Poverty by Race

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6.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

6.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Knox

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Knox is Multiple, with 9.07% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.74%.

Fort Knox Poverty

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Fort Knox Poverty Rate by Education

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Fort Knox Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Knox Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Fort Knox Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

65.7%

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 Marital Status

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906

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fort Knox Veterans by War

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Fort Knox Veterans by Age

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Fort Knox Veterans by Race

Fort Knox Veterans by Education

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6.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Knox Veterans by Education

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79.8%

Labor Force Participation

32.8%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Knox Employment by Age

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Fort Knox Employment by Race

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Fort Knox Employment by Education

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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13.18%

Born in Fort Knox

94.21%

Native Born

5.79%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.21% of Fort Knox residents were born in the United States, with 13.18% having been born in Kentucky. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Knox Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Fort Knox Population by Year