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Fort Wright
  • Suburb in Kentucky

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Fort Wright is a suburb of Cincinnati with a population of 5,745. Fort Wright is in Kenton County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Fort Wright offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fort Wright there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many young professionals live in Fort Wright and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Fort Wright are above average.

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About Fort Wright...
Population
5,745

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$201,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    17.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    121.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,009.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    121.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Fort Wright

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$85,794
National
$62,843

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