Fort Wright, KY
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Fort Wright is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 5,851 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fort Wright is the 77th largest community in Kentucky.

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

Unlike some cities, Fort Wright isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fort Wright are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Wright is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Wright who work in office and administrative support (12.10%), business and financial occupations (11.47%), and management occupations (10.78%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.55% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Fort Wright ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Fort Wright, 48.66% 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 Wright in 2018 was $42,436, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,744 for a family of four. However, Fort Wright contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Fort Wright home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Wright residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fort Wright include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Greek.

The most common language spoken in Fort Wright is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.


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