Fort Wright, Kentucky Population 2022

5,877
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Fort Wright is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,877, it is the 78th largest city in Kentucky and the 5977th largest city in the United States. Fort Wright is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,851 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Fort Wright has a population density of 1,729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Wright is $100,669 with a poverty rate of 3.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $937 per month, and the median house value is $215,000. The median age in Fort Wright is 38.4 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Fort Wright Demographics

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

  • White: 90.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.27%
  • Asian: 2.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.75%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Wright, Kentucky is 5,877 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,851.

Fort Wright, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Fort Wright Population by Race

Fort Wright Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Wright Median Age

43.4


Total

38


Male

45.9


Female

Fort Wright Adults

There are 4,513 adults, (1,015 of whom are seniors) in Fort Wright.

Fort Wright Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Wright Sex Ratio

Female

2,949

51.14%

Male

2,817

48.86%

Fort Wright Population by Age

Fort Wright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Wright Household Types

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Wright Households and Families

3.29

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Fort Wright Households by Type

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Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Fort Wright Educational Attainment by Race

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$50,542

Average Earnings

$58,026

Average Male

$38,902

Average Female

Fort Wright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Wright Language by Age

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Fort Wright Language

93.02% of Fort Wright residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.89% of the population.

Fort Wright Language

Fort Wright Poverty by Race

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3.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.28%

Male Poverty Rate

4.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Wright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Wright is White, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Wright is Multiple, with 12.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.38%.

Fort Wright Poverty

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Fort Wright Poverty Rate by Education

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Fort Wright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Wright Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Fort Wright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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 Marital Status

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451

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fort Wright Veterans by War

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Fort Wright Veterans by Age

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Fort Wright Veterans by Race

Fort Wright Veterans by Education

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2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Wright Veterans by Education

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Wright Employment by Age

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Fort Wright Employment by Race

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Fort Wright 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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55.60%

Born in Fort Wright

95.40%

Native Born

4.60%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

3.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.40% of Fort Wright residents were born in the United States, with 55.60% having been born in Kentucky. 1.42% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Fort Wright Population by Year