Fort Campbell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 13,292 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fort Campbell is the 29th largest community in Kentucky.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Fort Campbell, employing 39.19% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Accommodation industries employ 41.79% and 22.04% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Fort Campbell’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Fort Campbell is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.20 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Fort Campbell are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.86% of adults in Fort Campbell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Fort Campbell in 2010 was $15,515, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,060 for a family of four.
Fort Campbell is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Campbell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Campbell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Campbell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.49% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Campbell include Irish, English, African, and European.
The most common language spoken in Fort Campbell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.