Fort Wright, Kentucky Population 2020

5,727
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Fort Wright is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,727, it is the 73rd largest city in Kentucky and the 4407th largest city in the United States. Fort Wright is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,723 in 2010. Fort Wright reached it's highest population of 6,570 in 1990. Spanning over 3 miles, Fort Wright has a population density of 1,685 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Wright is $92,207 with a poverty rate of 6.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $866 per month, and the median house value is $195,800. The median age in Fort Wright is 39 years, 35.6 years for males, and 41.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.4 males.

Fort Wright Demographics

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

  • White: 92.65%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Wright, Kentucky is 5,727, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,737.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,723.

Fort Wright, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,30392.65%
Black or African American1252.18%
Asian1121.96%
Two or More Races1031.80%
Some Other Race651.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.28%
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Fort Wright Population Pyramid 2020

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Fort Wright Median Age

39


Total

35.6


Male

41.5


Female

Fort Wright Adults

There are 4,615 adults, (916 of whom are seniors) in Fort Wright.

Fort Wright Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Wright Sex Ratio

Female

2,773

48.45%

Male

2,951

51.55%

Fort Wright Households and Families

Fort Wright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Wright Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All63.6%36.4%
Male53.9%46.1%
Non Family42%58%
Female41.4%58.6%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4972.2963.6
Married1,1692.8687.3
Non Family1,0571.3642
Female1692.9841.4
Male1024.3153.9

2.86

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fort Wright Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.19%
9th to 12th Grade661.59%
High School Graduate79919.19%
Some College90221.67%
Associates Degree3187.64%
Bachelors Degree1,22929.52%
Graduate Degree84120.20%
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Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8593,7851,835
Black10010078
Asian949470
Hispanic757575
Other Race292929
Multiple Races26266
Native American996

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

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,538$54,674$35,593
Less Than High School$30,703$$31,406
High School Grad$38,047$51,000$16,681
Some College$36,542$50,878$32,143
Bachelors Degree$46,250$54,461$38,608
Graduate Degree$68,092$72,083$61,563

$46,538

Average Earnings

$54,674

Average Male

$35,593

Average Female

Fort Wright Language

Fort Wright Language by Age

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Fort Wright Language

95.28% of Fort Wright residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Fort Wright Poverty

Fort Wright Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2302965.66%
Multiple927278.26%

6.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.77%

Male Poverty Rate

6.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Wright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Wright is Multiple, with 78.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Wright is White, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.12%.

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Name Poverty
High School9.76%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.09%
Female Employed5.27%
Male Employed4.37%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fort Wright Income

Fort Wright Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,798$92,207
Families$92,500$108,673
Married Families$112,604-
Non Families$50,307$66,418
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Fort Wright Marital Status

Fort Wright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Wright Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Wright 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 45-54.

Fort Wright Marital Status by Race

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Fort Wright Veterans

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359

Number of Veterans

331

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam172
Korea44
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War7
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74132
35 to 5481
75+74
55 to 6456
18 to 3416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3518.14%
2 or More811.59%

Fort Wright Veterans by Education

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11.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Wright Employment Status

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

1.9%

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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53.27%

Born in Kentucky

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.29% of Fort Wright residents were born in the United States, with 53.27% having been born in Kentucky. 0.86% 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
20205,727-5-0.09%
20195,732-5-0.09%
20185,73730.05%
20175,734-5-0.09%
20165,73940.07%
20155,735110.19%
20145,724-1-0.02%
20135,725330.58%
20125,692220.39%
20115,670-10-0.18%
20105,680-1-0.00%
20005,681-889-1.44%
19906,5702,0893.90%
19804,481-338-0.72%
19704,8190.00%