Fort Thomas, KY


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Fort Thomas is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 16,398 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 a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 office and administrative support (14.74%), management occupations (12.37%), and sales jobs (12.03%).

Of important note, Fort Thomas is also a city of artists. Fort Thomas has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fort Thomas’s character.

Fort Thomas is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fort Thomas’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Fort Thomas ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Fort Thomas, 44.10% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Fort Thomas in 2010 was $35,010, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,040 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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