Fort Thomas, Kentucky Population 2020

16,362
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Fort Thomas is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 16,362, it is the 27th largest city in Kentucky and the 2175th largest city in the United States. Fort Thomas is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,325 in 2010. Fort Thomas reached it's highest population of 16,495 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Fort Thomas has a population density of 2,884 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Thomas is $103,971 with a poverty rate of 6.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $882 per month, and the median house value is $226,300. The median age in Fort Thomas is 39.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Fort Thomas Demographics

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

  • White: 94.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Asian: 1.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Thomas, Kentucky is 16,362, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,364.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,325.

Fort Thomas, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,41094.46%
Black or African American2971.82%
Asian2941.80%
Two or More Races2471.51%
Some Other Race430.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.13%
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Fort Thomas Population Pyramid 2020

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Fort Thomas Median Age

39.7


Total

39.4


Male

39.9


Female

Fort Thomas Adults

There are 12,262 adults, (2,521 of whom are seniors) in Fort Thomas.

Fort Thomas Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Thomas Sex Ratio

Female

8,407

51.54%

Male

7,906

48.46%

Fort Thomas Households and Families

Fort Thomas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Thomas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All70.2%29.8%
Male54.3%45.7%
Female52.3%47.7%
Non Family50.1%49.9%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4712.4670.2
Married3,5453.1486.2
Non Family2,1021.2150.1
Female6252.7452.3
Male1992.7754.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fort Thomas Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1951.74%
9th to 12th Grade3823.41%
High School Graduate1,87116.69%
Some College2,11118.84%
Associates Degree9548.51%
Bachelors Degree3,53131.51%
Graduate Degree2,16319.30%
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Fort Thomas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,62910,0705,340
Asian186186186
Black16015151
Hispanic12212287
Multiple Races10210242
Native American22132
Other Race151515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,338$61,790$42,432
Less Than High School$28,781$29,050$27,143
High School Grad$41,875$48,689$31,429
Some College$39,860$46,504$36,027
Bachelors Degree$62,707$80,294$48,529
Graduate Degree$69,129$92,411$57,031

$51,338

Average Earnings

$61,790

Average Male

$42,432

Average Female

Fort Thomas Language

Fort Thomas Language by Age

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Fort Thomas Language

94.81% of Fort Thomas residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Fort Thomas Poverty

Fort Thomas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7657114.82%
Hispanic36817647.83%
Asian2949833.33%
Black27020.74%

6.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

8.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Thomas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Thomas is Hispanic, with 47.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Thomas is Black, with 0.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.02%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.22%
Some College8.35%
High School4.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.79%
Female Unemployed14.84%
Female Employed5.38%
Male Employed1.01%

Fort Thomas Income

Fort Thomas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,837$103,971
Families$101,712$125,537
Married Families$115,425-
Non Families$37,787$58,209
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Fort Thomas Marital Status

Fort Thomas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Thomas Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Thomas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fort Thomas Marital Status by Race

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Fort Thomas Veterans

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851

Number of Veterans

823

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam269
First Gulf War174
Second Gulf War83
World War II69
Korea50
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54222
75+220
55 to 64209
65 to 74175
18 to 3425
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8136.99%
Black3814.02%

Fort Thomas Veterans by Education

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4.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Thomas Employment Status

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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51.09%

Born in Kentucky

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Fort Thomas residents were born in the United States, with 51.09% having been born in Kentucky. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,362-1-0.01%
201916,363-1-0.01%
201816,364770.47%
201716,287-1-0.01%
201616,28830.02%
201516,285-20-0.12%
201416,3051500.93%
201316,15570.04%
201216,148-81-0.50%
201116,229390.24%
201016,190-305-0.19%
200016,4954630.29%
199016,032200.01%
198016,012-326-0.20%
197016,3381,4420.93%
196014,8964,0263.20%
195010,870-164-0.15%
194011,0341,0260.98%
193010,0084,9807.13%
19205,0280.00%