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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fort Wright demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kenton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cincinnati area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41011 ZIP code.
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.
38% of Fort Wright residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fort Wright, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $498. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,019.
Kenton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Wright political report.
The average commute time for Fort Wright workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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