Fort Thomas, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 16,329 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 8,005  (49.0%)
Females: 8,324  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41075.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,656 (it was $49,575 in 2000)
Fort Thomas:

$59,656
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,274 (it was $26,657 in 2000)

Fort Thomas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,161 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Fort Thomas:

$193,161
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $241,882; Detached houses: $210,211; Townhouses or other attached units: $713,867; In 2-unit structures: $235,737; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,355; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,094; Mobile homes: $70,419

Median gross rent in 2013: $710.

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  • Races in Fort Thomas, KY (2013)

    Fort Thomas races chart
    • 15,27194.1%White alone
    • 3432.1%Black alone
    • 2481.5%Two or more races
    • 2481.5%Hispanic
    • 930.6%Asian alone
    • 160.10%American Indian alone
    • 120.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Thomas: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.8%), Irish (15.9%), English (12.0%), United States (5.0%), Italian (4.2%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/06/1914

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 5.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,881 people per square mile   (average).

Fort Thomas,KY real estate house value index trend

Fort Thomas, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Thomas:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Thomas city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

450 residents are foreign born (1.1% Africa, 0.6% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.8%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fort Thomas, Kentucky as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Thomas to the number of sex offenders is 16,222 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,473 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,705 (1.3%)

Fort Thomas satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 84.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,773 (-23.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,025 (12.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Fort Thomas household income distribution Fort Thomas home values distribution

Crime rates in Fort Thomas by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 010000000
per 100,000 0.06.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 624041140
per 100,000 38.213.126.40.026.46.16.124.70.0
Robberies 024114130
per 100,000 0.013.126.46.66.624.36.118.50.0
Assaults 765212026
per 100,000 44.539.333.013.36.612.20.012.337.0
Burglaries 333848444350435525
per 100,000 210.0248.9316.7291.6284.0304.2261.0338.9154.1
Thefts 10915517514917616914512990
per 100,000 693.61,015.31,154.6987.51,162.41,028.1880.0795.0554.6
Auto thefts 152112117238102
per 100,000 95.5137.679.272.946.2139.948.561.612.3
Arson 00N/A000110
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.06.16.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.2) 96.3112.3118.675.7101.694.868.894.844.5

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Crime rate in Fort Thomas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Kentucky average:

1.93
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +335 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Fort Thomas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Gino Guidugli - Football player, Jennifer Garrison - Politician, Benjamin Guidugli - Football player, Doug Pelfrey - Player of football, 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.

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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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.5. This is about average.

City:

85.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
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

Fort Thomas, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kentucky average:

12.3

Fort Thomas travel time to work - commute Fort Thomas mode of transportation to work chart

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

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.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Campbell County:

28.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.5%
State:

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,203$57,6090$0
Other Government Administration 4$23,306$69,9188$137
Police Protection - Officers 22$133,577$72,8600$0
Police - Other 1$3,476$41,71211$4,928
Firefighters 18$130,506$87,0040$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,609
Streets and Highways 18$78,729$52,4860$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,281$55,68616$7,973
Other and Unallocable 1$2,409$28,9080$0
Totals for Government 70$400,487$68,65536$14,647

Fort Thomas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $919,000 ($56.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,885,000 ($115.44)
    Fire Protection: $1,647,000 ($100.86)
    Regular Highways: $943,000 ($57.75)
    Central Staff Services: $899,000 ($55.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $379,000 ($23.21)
    General - Other: $370,000 ($22.66)
    Housing & Community Development: $169,000 ($10.35)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($3.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000 ($13.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $399,000 ($24.44)
    General - Other: $175,000 ($10.72)
    Central Staff: $130,000 ($7.96)
    Police Protection: $60,000 ($3.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $49,000 ($3.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $30,000 ($1.84)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($1.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,667,000 ($224.57)

Fort Thomas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $248,000 ($15.19)
    All Other: $161,000 ($9.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000 ($1.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $446,000 ($27.31)
    General Revenue, NEC: $237,000 ($14.51)
    Rents: $131,000 ($8.02)
    Special Assessments: $85,000 ($5.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $640,000 ($39.19)
    Highways: $256,000 ($15.68)
  • Tax - Property: $3,036,000 ($185.93)
    NEC: $1,398,000 ($85.61)
    Individual Income: $1,132,000 ($69.32)
    Public Utilities: $93,000 ($5.70)

Fort Thomas government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,195,000 ($195.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,075,000 ($188.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $120,000 ($7.35)

Fort Thomas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $952,000 ($58.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,637,000 ($345.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,075,000 ($188.32)

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kenton County, KY  2.12% ($33,293 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.51% ($45,403)
from Boone County, KY  0.74% ($34,113)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kenton County, KY  2.33% ($32,021 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.16% ($37,992)
to Boone County, KY  0.77% ($38,875)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fort Thomas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 225m738ftTotal length
  • $13,658,000Total costs
  • 392,510Total average daily traffic
  • 21,864Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 121970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Thomas, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2010Registrant: 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, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016, Certifier: Bob BostonRegistrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2007, Expiration Date: 03/14/2017, Certifier: James N StavermanRegistrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/29/2018, Certifier: Jack R JohnsonRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, Rossford Ave Water Tank (Lat: 39.095889 Lon: -84.457417), Structure height: 62.8 m, Call Sign: WBH344
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.100 MHzGrant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: J. Roy PottleRegistrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SCHERRER DANIEL R ZODIAC CH 601XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300A (120 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 128KY , Serial Number: 6-6878, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel R Scherrer, 128 Burnet Rdg, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
  • 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
    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:
    N-Number: 227BA , Serial Number: W13DCD16031163
    Registrant (Individual): Barry W Andersen, 227 Rosemont Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/21/2013, Exported to: Mexico
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Douglas Works, 880 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Fort Thomas, KY
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Curves1UPS2
Domino's Pizza1YMCA1
FedEx2

Fort Thomas compared to Kentucky 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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