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 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 office and administrative support (13.91%), management occupations (13.00%), and sales jobs (10.77%).

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.

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.

Because of many things, Fort Thomas is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fort Thomas really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fort Thomas perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Fort Thomas are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.05% of adults in Fort Thomas have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fort Thomas in 2010 was $35,152, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,608 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.