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Fort Campbell North, Kentucky

Coordinates: 36°39′13″N 87°27′35″W / 36.65361°N 87.45972°W / 36.65361; -87.45972
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Fort Campbell North, Kentucky
Fort Campbell North is located in Kentucky
Fort Campbell North
Fort Campbell North
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°39′13″N 87°27′35″W / 36.65361°N 87.45972°W / 36.65361; -87.45972
CountryUnited States
 • Total8.53 sq mi (22.10 km2)
 • Land8.53 sq mi (22.10 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total12,825
 • Density1,503.16/sq mi (580.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code21-28486

Fort Campbell North is a census-designated place (CDP) in Christian County, Kentucky, United States. It contains most of the housing for the Fort Campbell Army base within the Kentucky portion of the base. The population was 12,825 as of the 2020 census, down from 13,685 in the 2010 census.[2]

Fort Campbell North is part of the Clarksville, Tennessee metropolitan area.



Fort Campbell North is located along the southern border of Christian County at 36°39′13″N 87°27′35″W / 36.65361°N 87.45972°W / 36.65361; -87.45972 (36.653631, -87.459716).[3] The southern border is also the Tennessee state line, and the Kentucky city of Oak Grove lies along the CDP's eastern border, which follows Fort Campbell Boulevard (US Route 41A).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (13.0 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

2000 census


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 14,338 people, 2,842 households, and 2,768 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,614.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,395.5/km2). There were 2,967 housing units at an average density of 747.9 per square mile (288.8/km2). The racial makeup was 58.6% White, 25.8% Black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 1.0% Pacific Islander, 7.1% from other races, and 4.8% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 13.8% of the population.

There were 2,842 households, out of which 87.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2.6% were non-families. 2.4% of all households were made up of individuals, none of whom were 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.78 and the average family size was 3.81.

The age distribution was 35.6% under the age of 18, 31.1% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, and 0.8% from 45 to 64. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females, there were 157.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 205.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,755, and the median income for a family was $26,632. Males had a median income of $19,846 versus $18,478 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,319. About 11.2% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.9% of those under the age of 18.

2020 census


As of the 2020 census, there were 12,825 people, 2,868 housing units, and 2,565 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,503.2 inhabitants per square mile, compared to 2,717.6 inhabitants per square mile in 2010. The racial makeup was 63.4% White (7,957 people), 15.9% African American (1,965), 1.3% Native American (95), 4.1% Asian (357), 4.4% Pacific Islander (168), and 8.0% from two or more races (1,365). People of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 24% (2,574) of the population.[6][7]

The ancestry was 10.4% German, 6.2% Sub-Saharan African, 5.2% Irish, 3.2% Italian, 2.8% English, 1.7% Polish, 1.6% Scottish, 1.2% Norwegian, and 1.2% French.[6]

The median age was 21.8 years old. 28.4% of the population were under 18, and 16.3% were under 5. 0.0% of the population were older than 65. 36.6% of the population were female. 24.8% of the population spoke a language other than English at home, with 15.6% speaking Spanish, 3.8% speaking other indo-European languages, 3.0% speaking Asian languages, and 2.3% speaking other languages. 7.8% of the population were foreign born.[7][6]

The median household income was $45,017, with families had $44,167, and married couples had $47,357. The per capita income was $20,072. 9.8% of the population were in poverty.[7][6]



The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Fort Campbell North has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[8]


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fort Campbell North CDP, Kentucky". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved August 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  6. ^ a b c d "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved May 26, 2023.
  7. ^ a b c "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Fort Campbell North CDP, Kentucky". www.census.gov. Retrieved May 26, 2023.
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Fort Campbell North, Kentucky