Fort Thomas, KY

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Living in Fort Thomas

Fort Thomas is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 16,364 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fort Thomas is the 24th largest community in Kentucky.

Fort Thomas real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Fort Thomas house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Fort Thomas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Thomas is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Thomas who work in management occupations (13.33%), office and administrative support (12.46%), and sales jobs (10.34%).

Also of interest is that Fort Thomas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Fort Thomas is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Fort Thomas is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fort Thomas a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fort Thomas has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fort Thomas’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Fort Thomas, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Fort Thomas is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.81% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fort Thomas in 2010 was $41,778, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,112 for a family of four. However, Fort Thomas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Fort Thomas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Thomas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Thomas include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Fort Thomas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.