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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Wrightwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fort Wright
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.