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Fort Wright is a city in Kenton County, in the Cincinnati metro area.

Fort Wright is in the Bluegrass region.

The community was named for a Civil War fort, which was named for Maj. Gen. Horatio Gouverneur Wright

The latitude of Fort Wright is 39.051N. The longitude is -84.534W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,580.


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Median household income
Local
$52,394
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fort Wright demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Lakeview
· Lookout Heights
· South Hills
Built during the Civil War to protect Cincinnati
Public transportation: Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (See the transit and travel sections below.)


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46% of Fort Wright residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Wright ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Wright was $27,448, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Fort Wright residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fort Wright, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $498.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,019.


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Kenton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Wright political report.

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The average commute time for Fort Wright workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Fort Wright include Days Inn, Ramada Inn.

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