Fort Knox demographics profile

StatisticFort KnoxKentuckyNational
Population density (sq mi)45510891
Median age24.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%58%55%
Speak English86%95%79%
Speak Spanish9%3%13%
Fort Knox, KY has a population of 9,226 and is the 4,181st largest city in the United States. The population density is 455 per sq mi which is 319% higher than the Kentucky average and 402% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Knox is 24 which is approximately 38% lower than the Kentucky average of 39. In Fort Knox, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 8% of Fort Knox residents were born in Kentucky, 80% were born out of state, 6% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Fort Knox is 319% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Fort Knox is 38% lower than Kentucky.
  • In Fort Knox 67.91% of the population is White.
  • In Fort Knox 18.01% of the population is African American.
  • In Fort Knox 2.62% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Knox population breakdown by race

RaceFort KnoxKentuckyNational
African American18.01%7.94%12.63%
American Indian1.75%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.40%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race6.16%2.10%3.06%
Other race2.16%0.92%4.75%
In Fort Knox, 18.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fort Knox, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).