Elizabethtown Metro
Elizabethtown–Fort Knox Metropolitan Statistical Area
CountryUnited States
Largest cityElizabethtown
Other cities - Hodgenville
 - Muldraugh
 - Radcliff
 - Sonora
 - Upton
 - Vine Grove
 - West Point
 • Total894 sq mi (2,320 km2)
Highest elevation
Blueball Hill[1]997 ft (304 m)
Lowest elevation
Ohio River[2]
383 ft (117 m)
 • Total155,572 (2,020 Census)
 • Rank272 in the U.S.
 • Density126.9/sq mi (49/km2)

The Elizabethtown–Fort Knox Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Kentucky, anchored by the city of Elizabethtown and the nearby Fort Knox Army post. As of the 2020 census, the MSA had a population of 155,572.

The Elizabethtown–Fort Knox Metropolitan Statistical Area is part of the Louisville–Elizabethtown–Madison, KY–IN Combined Statistical Area, which covers a 17-county area (eleven in Kentucky and six in Indiana).

The Census Bureau officially changed the name of the metropolitan area from "Elizabethtown" to "Elizabethtown–Fort Knox" in 2013.



Incorporated places

Census-designated places

Note: census-designated places are unincorporated.

Unincorporated places


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 107,547 people, 39,772 households, and 29,221 families residing within the MSA. This adds to over 100%. The racial makeup of the MSA was 83.57% White, 15.32% African American, 0.39% Native American, 1.59% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races.[citation needed] Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.07% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $34,900, and the median income for a family was $40,698. Males had a median income of $30,825 versus $21,390 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,676.

See also


  1. ^ "Blueball Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved on 2010-12-25
  2. ^ Groundwater Resources of Hardin County, Kentucky Retrieved on 2010-12-25
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.