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Overview
Population:19,864
Pop. Change:21%
State: Kentucky
Metro Area: Clarksville Metro Area
County: Christian County
City: Fort Campbell
Zip Code:Fort Campbell (zip 42223)
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Fort Campbell's Real Estate Market
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Clarksville Metro Area

Profile: Small city / Military town

Location: Extreme northern Tennessee along Cumberland River at Kentucky border

Elevation: 605

Time zone: Central Standard Time

PROCON
Cost of livingEducational attainment
Attractive downtownArts & culture
Close to NashvilleHot, humid summers

Clarksville, 50 miles from Nashville, is a growing city with a well-preserved small-town feel. The nearby Fort Campbell Military Reservation is an economic mainstay, and there is an assortment of other business activity located in what is considered a healthy business and labor climate. The downtown area is historic and attractive, and although a 1999 tornado caused significant damage, most of the scars have healed. Austin Peay State University supplies most of the cultural amenities and is the largest non-military employer. Cost of living at 76.3 is the lowest in Tennessee and median home prices of $96,750, lowest in the state are an attraction. The city claims to be the third fastest growing city in the state behind Nashville and Memphis, and was highlighted by the US Census as one of the 25 fastest growing cities over 100,000. Growth has brought some new amenities to the area, including a new full-service hospital and a lot of new housing. The area offers a good choice of city, suburban, and rural living environments, and is close enough to Nashville to appeal to some telecommuters and small businesses looking for occasional access to that market. In the ranking process Clarksville just missed a few minimum thresholds and is probably better than the ranking indicates. The city lies in an area of gently rolling hills mostly in agricultural use with some areas of dense deciduous forest. The climate is a mix of continental and subtropical. Summers are long, warm, and humid with frequent thunderstorms. Winters and springs are variable with frequent shifts between cold and mild conditions with periods of rain and storms. Severe cold seldom occurs but snow is not uncommon and can be heavy. Likewise, spring storms can be severe. The first freeze is late October, last is in mid April.

Interesting Facts about Fort Campbell (zip 42223), Kentucky

As of 2014, Fort Campbell (zip 42223)'s population is 19,864 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.27 percent.

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The median home cost in Fort Campbell (zip 42223) is $33,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Campbell (zip 42223)'s cost of living is 26.00% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Fort Campbell (zip 42223) public schools spend $10,885 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Fort Campbell (zip 42223).

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The unemployment rate in Fort Campbell (zip 42223) is 9.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Campbell (zip 42223) jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent.


Ranked #75 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #215 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #264 Best Green Cities
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Average Commute time is 10 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Fort Campbell (zip 42223)'s Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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