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 16,263 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 (12.98%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and sales jobs (11.19%).

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.

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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

If knowledge is power, Fort Thomas is a pretty powerful place. 53.41% of the adults in Fort Thomas have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Fort Thomas in 2018 was $43,980, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,920 for a family of four.

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.