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Population (year 2000): 12,377
Males: 7,537 (60.9%), Females: 4,840 (39.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 22.0 years
Median household income: $34,020 (year 2000)
Median house value: $14,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Fort Knox:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.8%)
  • Black (23.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.3%)
  • Other race (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.6%), Irish (10.1%), United States (7.7%), English (6.2%), Italian (4.5%), Polish (2.6%).

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Land area: 20.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Knox

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Knox CDP

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 0.1%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

5.8% Foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 2.3% Europe, 1.1% Asia).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KY Louisville, (27.9 miles pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (297.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (3.3 miles Muldraugh, KY (4.8 miles Radcliff, Grove, KY (5.6 miles Vine Point, KY (7.0 miles West Laconia, IN (12.3 miles) , Ekron, KY (14.2 miles) , KY Elizabethtown, (15.1 miles KY (15.4 miles Brandenburg,

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.7%), Retail trade (14.6%), Public administration (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,598 (+61.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,095 (84.0%)

Average climate in Fort Knox, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fort Knox-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Fort Knox city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Knox:
  • LINCOLN TRAIL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 6 miles; RADCLIFF, KY)
  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSP (about 16 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF CENTRAL KY (about 16 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Knox:
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 26 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 72 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 84 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Knox:
  • ADDINGTON FIELD (about 15 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; ID: EKX)
  • HOLIDAY INN LAKEVIEW (about 32 miles; CLARKSVILLE, IN; ID: 1I6)
  • BOWMAN FIELD (about 32 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: LOU)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Knox:
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 29 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 31 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)

Notable locations in Fort Knox: Tip Top (A), Tip Top Station (B), Anderson Golf Course (C), United States Bullion Depository (D), Golf Course (E), The Armor Center (F).

Churches in Fort Knox include: Godman Chapel (A), Prichard Chapel (B), Eisenhower Chapel (C), Hilltop Chapel (D).

Cemeteries: Sutherland Cemetery (1), Stithon Cemetery (2), Montgomery Cemetery (3), Davis Cemetery (4), Saint Patricks Cemetery (5), Bleakley Cemetery (6), Hart Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Tobacco Leaf Lake (A), Dickerson Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gander Branch (A).

Parks in Fort Knox include: Heard Park (1), Turret Field (2), Cornwell Field (3), Thorne Park (4).


Fort Knox compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Knox:
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WIEL (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Knox:
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Knox:
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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