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Overview

Introduction to Fort Wright, Kentucky

Fort Wright, Kentucky, in Kenton county, is 8 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Fort Wright History

The city of Fort Wright is is situated in the Bluegrass region in Kenton County, near the Cincinnati metro area. The community was named after a Civil War fort, which was named after Major General Horatio Gouverneur Wright. Gouverneur Wright served as Chief engineer of Heintzelman's Division at the Battle of Bull Run. He also contributed in the Port Royal expedition where he commanded a Brigade.

Fort Wright and nearby Attractions

  • Harrison State Park
  • Devou Park
  • East Fork State Park
  • Englewood Reserve
  • Vent Haven Museum

Things To Do In Fort Wright

Tourists can spend their free hours at the Devou Park, which has the camping, fishing, and the picnicking facilities. One can also visit the Englewood Reserve which is rich in vegetation. To witness the processing of wine one can visit the Henke Wine, a local winery. The East Fork State Park and Harrison State Park are also worth visiting. The city also offers easy access to Vent Haven Museum.

Fort Wright Transportation

Air transport is available from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport.

Fort Wright Higher Education

Higher Studies can be pursued from Maysville Community and Technical College, Miami University, Thomas More College, University of Cincinnati, Wilmington College, and Xavier University.

People

Total Population 5,754
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,182
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $80,588
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $823
Median House Value $186,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 18.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Wright Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Kenton
Standard Zip Codes 41011, 41017
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.051
Longitude -84.534

Fort Wright Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CINCINNATI ABBE WSMO
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CINCINNATI COVINGTON AP
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station CHEVIOT
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fort Wright, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cov (41011)

Decoursey (41011)

Kenton Hills (41011)

Lookout Heights (41011)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bromley 790 $50,625
Crescent Springs 3,976 $51,320
Fort Mitchell 8,247 $83,468
Lakeside Park 2,757 $100,156
Ludlow 4,547 $54,250
Park Hills 2,990 $69,943

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Fort Wright High Schools

NORTHKEY COM CARE INTENSIVE SERVICES
502 FARRELL DR
859-331-1900
A Special Education School
Serves 22 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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