Fort Thomas, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 16,263 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 7,793  (47.9%)
Females: 8,470  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41075.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,202 (it was $49,575 in 2000)
Fort Thomas:

$77,202
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,688 (it was $26,657 in 2000)

Fort Thomas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,367 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Fort Thomas:

$240,367
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $257,084; detached houses: $267,828; townhouses or other attached units: $217,176; in 2-unit structures: $103,903; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $37,604; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,710; mobile homes: $75,016

Median gross rent in 2017: $830.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Thomas: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.8% for Black residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Fort Thomas, KY (2017)
    • 15,28593.4%White alone
    • 3181.9%Hispanic
    • 2841.7%Black alone
    • 2331.4%Two or more races
    • 1661.0%Asian alone
    • 250.2%American Indian alone

Races in Fort Thomas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fort Thomas, Kentucky as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Thomas is 2,735 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Fort Thomas by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(38.2)
2
(13.1)
4
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(26.4)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
4
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.1)
3
(18.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.1)
4
(26.4)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
4
(24.3)
1
(6.1)
3
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
4
(24.3)
1
(6.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(44.5)
6
(39.3)
5
(33.0)
2
(13.3)
1
(6.6)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
6
(37.0)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.1)
2
(12.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(210.0)
38
(248.9)
48
(316.7)
44
(291.6)
43
(284.0)
50
(304.2)
43
(261.0)
55
(338.9)
25
(154.1)
24
(146.7)
12
(73.0)
17
(103.1)
8
(49.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
109
(693.6)
155
(1,015)
175
(1,155)
149
(987.5)
176
(1,162)
169
(1,028)
145
(880.0)
129
(795.0)
90
(554.6)
95
(580.8)
70
(425.9)
88
(533.8)
56
(344.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(95.5)
21
(137.6)
12
(79.2)
11
(72.9)
7
(46.2)
23
(139.9)
8
(48.5)
10
(61.6)
2
(12.3)
6
(36.7)
8
(48.7)
11
(66.7)
4
(24.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)89.5104.4110.370.494.588.264.088.241.340.732.753.338.2

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Thomas, KY

Crime rate in Fort Thomas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: German (42.4%), English (10.7%), Irish (10.1%), American (8.3%), European (2.7%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/06/1914

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 5.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,869 people per square mile   (average).

Fort Thomas, Kentucky map

266 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,385 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,692 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (5.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (255.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Southgate, KY (1.2 miles ),
Woodlawn, KY (1.2 miles ),
Newport, KY (1.5 miles ),
Bellevue, KY (1.5 miles ),
Wilder, KY (1.6 miles ),
Highland Heights, KY (1.6 miles ),
Dayton, KY (1.6 miles ),
Covington, KY (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 84.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,461 (-27.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,083 (12.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Distribution of median household income in Fort Thomas, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Thomas, KY in 2017
Fort Thomas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $255,100
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $261,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $307,300
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $325,600
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $295,500
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $340,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $338,400
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $303,200
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $357,900
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $314,500
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $338,400
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $431,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Fort Thomas, KY residents
Average permit cost in Fort Thomas, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Fort Thomas, KY
Historical housing units in Fort Thomas, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +335 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Fort Thomas, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Fort Thomas, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Computer specialists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Thomas, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.95
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.410. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.410
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fort Thomas-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Fort Thomas city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Thomas-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Fort Thomas center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from Fort Thomas center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 185.5 miles away from Fort Thomas center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.2 miles away from Fort Thomas center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 101.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Campbell County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Thomas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Thomas:

  • CARDINAL HILL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (85 NORTH GRAND AVENUE THREE CENTER 3RD FLR CENTER)
  • ST ELIZABETH FT THOMAS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 85 NORTH GRAND AVENUE)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF KY (20 NORTH GRAND AVENUE)
  • CARMEL MANOR (100 CARMEL MANOR ROAD)
  • HIGHLANDSPRING OF FT THOMAS (960 HIGHLAND AVENUE)

Heliports located in Fort Thomas:

Amtrak station near Fort Thomas:

  • 5 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Thomas:

  • Northern Kentucky University (about 4 miles; Highland Heights, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,059)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 6 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Xavier University (about 6 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 7 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 11 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 12 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)

Public high school in Fort Thomas:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Thomas:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fort Thomas:

  • ST THOMAS SCHOOL (Students: 203, Location: 428 S FORT THOMAS AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA (Students: 162, Location: 23 ROSSFORD AVE, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Thomas: Covington Filtration Plant (A), Carmel Manor Nursing Home (B), Fort Thomas Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Thomas include: Sisters of the Good Shepherd Convent (A), Saint Thomas Church (B), Saint Paul United Church of Christ (C), Saint Catherine of Siena Church (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), Highland United Methodist Church (G), Highland Hills Baptist Church (H), Highland Avenue Baptist Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Newport Reservoir (A), Covington Reservoirs (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fort Thomas: Highland Hills Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Misty Ridge Farm (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5210 Owl Creek Road).

Birthplace of: Gino Guidugli - Football player, Jennifer Garrison - Politician, Benjamin Guidugli - Football player, Doug Pelfrey - Football player, Lucien Hubbard - Screenwriter, Rob Smith (American football) - Football player, Ronny Dawn - College basketball player (Marshall Thundering Herd), Ross Neltner - College basketball player (Vanderbilt Commodores), Scott Wiggins - Baseball player.

Campbell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Thomas and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHERN KENTUCKY WATER SERVICE (Population served: 201,663, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2007)
  • 101 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Thomas in 2010:

  • 307 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fort Thomas in 2000:

  • 332 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 17 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Fort Thomas (2011 data):

  • Victory Community Bank: Fort Thomas Branch at 602 South Fort Thomas Avenue, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $151.7 mil, Deposits: $113.9 mil, headquarters in Fort Mitchell, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • The Bank of Kentucky, Inc.: Ft. Thomas Branch at 25 N Ft Thomas Ave, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,743.6 mil, Deposits: $1,499.3 mil, headquarters in Crestview Hills, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corporation, The
  • Fifth Third Bank: Fort Thomas Branch at 131 North Fort Thomas Avenue, branch established on 1882/07/02. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky, Inc.: Ft. Thomas Branch at 34 North Ft. Thomas Avenue, branch established on 2000/04/04. Info updated 2011/02/10: Bank assets: $255.9 mil, Deposits: $204.6 mil, headquarters in Newport, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Fort Thomas Branch at 2 South Fort Thomas Avenue, branch established on 1960/10/03. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Guardian Savings Bank, A Federal Savings Bank: Fort Thomas Branch at 14 South Fort Thomas Avenue, branch established on 1998/08/01. Info updated 2011/08/29: Bank assets: $811.2 mil, Deposits: $697.9 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Grand Avenue Branch at 11 South Grand Avenue, branch established on 1969/01/20. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Fort Thomas:

Marital status in Fort Thomas, KY
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Thomas:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Thomas
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Thomas, KY (based on Campbell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,50012
Evangelical Protestant13,70352
Mainline Protestant6,23123
Other81
None45,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Campbell County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Campbell County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Campbell County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Campbell County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Campbell County:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Campbell County:

28.5%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Campbell County:

8.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Thomas:

52.3%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Thomas:

50.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Thomas:

20.5%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fort Thomas:

31.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.9%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Thomas:

78.9%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Thomas, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$145,034$75,6700$0
Streets and Highways 19$73,381$46,3461$1,118
Firefighters 19$139,907$88,3620$0
Financial Administration 4$19,209$57,6270$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,809$35,42713$4,535
Other Government Administration 3$19,818$79,2720$0
Police - Other 1$3,711$44,5329$3,003
Other and Unallocable 1$3,166$37,9920$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,103
Totals for Government 74$416,035$67,46524$9,759

Fort Thomas government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,171,000 ($72.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,497,000 ($153.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,884,000 ($115.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,312,000 ($80.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $847,000 ($52.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $668,000 ($41.07)
    Central Staff Services: $627,000 ($38.55)
    Financial Administration: $537,000 ($33.02)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($2.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $293,000 ($18.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $232,000 ($14.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,008,000 ($307.94)

Fort Thomas government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $853,000 ($52.45)
    Other: $771,000 ($47.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($6.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $128,000 ($7.87)
    Special Assessments: $125,000 ($7.69)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($2.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($1.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $324,000 ($19.92)
    Other: $199,000 ($12.24)
  • Tax - Property: $5,433,000 ($334.07)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,593,000 ($159.44)
    Individual Income: $2,390,000 ($146.96)
    Corporation Net Income: $457,000 ($28.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $141,000 ($8.67)
    Other License: $136,000 ($8.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($0.92)

Fort Thomas government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,236,000 ($383.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,890,000 ($362.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $347,000 ($21.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000 ($4.61)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000 ($4.61)

Fort Thomas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,534,000 ($709.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,258,000 ($77.35)

8.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kenton County, KY  2.20% ($46,352 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.56% ($68,657)
from Boone County, KY  0.80% ($44,289)


8.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kenton County, KY  2.43% ($49,131 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.44% ($59,597)
to Boone County, KY  0.82% ($45,627)
Businesses in Fort Thomas, KY
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Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Thomas:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Thomas:

  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Thomas:

  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fort Thomas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 505ft / 154mTotal length
  • $13,658,000Total costs
  • 386,784Total average daily traffic
  • 21,652Total average daily truck traffic
  • 295,958Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Thomas, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Thomas)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Fort Thomas, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • FT THOMAS, Behind City Bldg Lumley And N Fort Thms Ave (Lat: 39.081389 Lon: -84.447500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 66.2 m, Call Sign: WLW323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6740.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2010, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • FT THOMAS, Army Reserve Rd. (Lat: 39.063333 Lon: -84.441583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQFB362,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2016, Expiration Date: 06/06/2026, Certifier: Bob Boston, Registrant: Boone County Public Safety Communications Center, 8100 Ewing Blvd, Ste 100, Florence, KY 41042, Phone: (859) 372-2300, Fax: (859) 372-2314, Email:
  • FT THOMAS BL, 130 North Fort Ave. (Lat: 39.081111 Lon: -84.448611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.9 m, Call Sign: WQGP322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2017, Expiration Date: 03/14/2027, Certifier: James N Staverman, Registrant: Boone County Public Safety Communications Center, 8100 Ewing Blvd., Ste. 100, Florence, KY 41042, Phone: (859) 372-2300, Fax: (859) 372-2314, Email:
  • FT THOMAS, Army Reserve Rd. (Lat: 39.063333 Lon: -84.441667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQIV798,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2018, Expiration Date: 05/29/2028, Certifier: Jack R Johnson, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • OH-CIN1214A, 130 North Fort Ave. (Lat: 39.081111 Lon: -84.448611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQNB354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • STATION, Rossford Ave Water Tank (Lat: 39.095889 Lon: -84.457417), Structure height: 62.8 m, Call Sign: WBH344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.100 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022, Registrant: Campbell County Police, 8774 Constable Drive, Alexandria, KY 41001, Phone: (859) 547-3100

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1990 Memorial Phwy (Lat: 39.091722 Lon: -84.452417), Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: KNKO238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Thomas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 178K , Serial Number: 15062, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Randall Wright, 144 Ridgeway Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075, Other Owners: Charles R Lohre, Ethan Saladin
  • Aircraft: DJI INNOVATIONS INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 227BA , Serial Number: W13DCD16031163, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Barry W Andersen, 227 Rosemont Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/21/2013, Exported to: Mexico
  • Aircraft: CZECH SPORT AIRCRAFT A S SPORTCRUISER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 333RM , Serial Number: C0542, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel R Scherrer, 128 Burnet Rdg, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 822YH , Serial Number: P76DCJ29A26532, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Dan Hockney, 80 Lumley Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO+ (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 8529Y , Serial Number: 89CEBABA20223, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): James T Cruser, 85 Gettysburg Square Rd Apt 265, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/10/1980
  • Aircraft: DJI MAVIC PRO PLATINUM (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 8532C , Serial Number: 08QCECCP020EKZ, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2018
    Registrant (Individual): James T Cruser, 85 Gettysburg Square Rd Apt 265, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/25/1974
  • Aircraft: BRANTLY B-2B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9023M , Serial Number: 2020, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 10/22/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Douglas Works, 880 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/20/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED81$153,939106$176,960618$161,21116$54,6612$1,225,94022$147,063
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$105,3087$110,89921$174,03911$21,4970$02$120,105
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$97,67510$212,256142$179,5558$71,1443$252,6674$102,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$133,0549$176,18472$178,7526$101,4921$220,0004$100,558
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$143,45012$164,1231$24,2700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0513.00 , 0523.01, 0523.02, 0524.00, 0528.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$175,92411$155,366
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$204,3003$197,057
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$155,4004$158,918
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$173,2400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$298,8901$58,460

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0513.00 , 0523.01, 0523.02, 0524.00, 0528.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Thomas, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Thomas, KY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Thomas, KY
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Thomas, KY
  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Fort Thomas compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Fort Thomas on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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