Fort Campbell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 12,814 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fort Campbell is the 29th largest community in Kentucky.
44.25% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Fort Campbell. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Wholesale and Public Service industries respectively employ 33.79% and 28.23% of the civilian workforce.
Also of interest is that Fort Campbell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Fort Campbell’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fort Campbell spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.65 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Fort Campbell is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.57% of adults 25 and older in Fort Campbell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Campbell in 2018 was $18,961, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,844 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 20.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Campbell include German, European, Irish, African, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fort Campbell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.