Fort Campbell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 12,814 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fort Campbell is the 29th largest community in Kentucky.
Fort Campbell is a military town: the armed forces employs 44.25% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Wholesale and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 33.79% and 28.23% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Also of interest is that Fort Campbell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Fort Campbell is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of Fort Campbell is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 11.65 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Fort Campbell citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.57% of adults 25 and older in Fort Campbell have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fort Campbell in 2018 was $18,961, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,844 for a family of four.
Fort Campbell is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Campbell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Campbell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Campbell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Campbell include German, European, Irish, African, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fort Campbell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.