Fort Wright, Kentucky Population 2024

5,765

Fort Wright is a city located in Kenton County Kentucky. Fort Wright has a 2024 population of 5,765. Fort Wright is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,857 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Wright is $115,859 with a poverty rate of 3.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Wright is 39.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Fort Wright Demographics

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

  • White: 90.09%
  • Two or more races: 6.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.63%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,695.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.57% (-92)
The current population of Fort Wright, Kentucky is 5,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,857.

Fort Wright, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,26290.09%
Two or more races3546.06%
Black or African American951.63%
Other race540.92%
Asian430.74%
Native American330.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Wright Population by Race

Fort Wright Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Wright Median Age

39.4

Total

36.2

Male

46.2

Female

Fort Wright Adults

There are 4,651 adults, (1,062 of whom are seniors) in Fort Wright.

Fort Wright Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Wright Sex Ratio

Female2,85548.88%
Male2,98651.12%

Fort Wright Population by Age

Fort Wright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4152.4170.129.9
Married1,1882.8984.715.3
Non Family9601.1450.949.1
Female1975.1464.535.5
Male703.991000
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Wright Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,419

Average Earnings

$69,028

Average Male

$47,028

Average Female

Fort Wright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Wright Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Wright Language

93.18% of Fort Wright residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.18% of the population.

Fort Wright Language

Fort Wright Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,2431783.4%
Multiple354123.39%
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3.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Wright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Wright is White, with 3.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Wright is Multiple, with 3.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 1.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.28%.

Fort Wright Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.69%
High School9.45%
Some College2.93%
Bachelors or Greater0.91%
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Fort Wright Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Employed0.52%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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Fort Wright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Wright Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Wright Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Wright Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Fort Wright Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Wright Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

396

Number of Veterans

376

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Fort Wright Veterans by War

count

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Fort Wright Veterans by Age

count

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Fort Wright Veterans by Race

Fort Wright Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Wright Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Wright Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Wright Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Wright Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.79%

Born in Fort Wright

96.7%

Native Born

3.3%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.7% of Fort Wright residents were born in the United States, with 58.79% having been born in Kentucky. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fort Wright Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,630-27-0.48%
20285,657-27-0.48%
20275,684-27-0.47%
20265,711-27-0.47%
20255,738-27-0.47%
20245,765-27-0.47%
20235,792-27-0.46%
20225,819-27-0.46%
20215,846-11-0.19%
20205,857791.37%
20195,77820.03%
20185,77610.02%
20175,775-4-0.07%
20165,779
20155,779100.17%
20145,769
20135,769340.59%
20125,735330.58%
20115,702
20105,702210.37%
20005,681-889-13.53%
19906,5702,08946.62%
19804,481-338-7.01%
19704,819
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Fort Wright Population by Year