Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2019

Frankfort, Kentucky's estimated population is 27,679 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Frankfort, Kentucky is the 15th largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1874.34 people/mi² (723.68 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.2 years, 35 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,674 households in the city, with an average size of 2.18 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.9%, with a median rent of $727/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $126,700.

The median income for households in Frankfort, Kentucky is $45,471, while the mean household income is $56,681.

Frankfort Ky Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Frankfort Ky was:

  • White: 75.11%
  • Black or African American: 16.13%
  • Two or more races: 3.80%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Asian: 2.09%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(38.2009, -84.8733)
Rank in State15th
StateKentucky
CountyFranklin County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)38.25 (14.77 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.78 (0.30 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2128900
Density (km²)723.68
Density (mi²)1,874.34
Area Code(s)502
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201827,679490.18%
201727,630130.05%
201627,617500.18%
201527,5671680.61%
201427,3991470.54%
201327,252-52-0.19%
201227,304-45-0.16%
201127,349220.08%
201027,327-414-0.15%
200027,7411,7730.66%
199025,968-5-0.00%
198025,9734,0711.72%
197021,9023,5371.78%
196018,3656,4494.42%
195011,9164240.36%
194011,492-134-0.12%
193011,6261,8211.72%
19209,805-660-0.65%
191010,4659780.99%
19009,4871,5951.86%
18907,8929341.27%
18806,9581,5622.57%
18705,3961,6943.84%
18603,7023941.13%
18503,3080.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,619
Black or African American4,428
Two or More Races1,044
Some Other Race703
Asian574
American Indian and Alaska Native85

Frankfort Ky Population Pyramid 2019

Frankfort Ky Median Age

38.2


Total

35


Male

40.4


Female

Frankfort Ky Adults

There are 22,150 adults, (4,247 of whom are seniors) in Frankfort Ky.

Frankfort Ky Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Frankfort Ky Sex Ratio

Female

14,357

52.30%

Male

13,096

47.70%

Frankfort Ky Households and Families

Frankfort Ky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Frankfort Ky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
All48.6%51.4%
Male46.4%53.6%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female30.1%69.9%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9612.1848.6
Non Family5,6771.239.1
Married3,8952.9771.5
Female1,8573.2230.1
Male5323.2646.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Frankfort Ky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9324.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,7599.25%
High School Graduate5,66529.79%
Some College4,30822.65%
Associates Degree8964.71%
Bachelors Degree3,57318.79%
Graduate Degree1,8849.91%

Frankfort Ky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,26913,1834,126
Black2,4872,281915
Hispanic61134356
Other Race43823864
Asian412256231
Multiple Races18818191
Native American7956

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,595$33,129$32,328
Less Than High School$18,106$20,426$13,125
High School Grad$28,021$29,111$26,831
Some College$34,595$39,431$32,190
Bachelors Degree$39,144$37,950$39,436
Graduate Degree$42,423$47,361$39,837

$32,595

Average Earnings

$33,129

Average Male

$32,328

Average Female

Frankfort Ky Language

Frankfort Ky Language by Age

Frankfort Ky Language

93.56% of Frankfort Ky residents speak only English, while 6.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Frankfort Ky Poverty

Frankfort Ky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,7953,13715.85%
Black3,63156015.42%
Hispanic1,15049242.78%
Other68431946.64%
Multiple90825327.86%
Native852327.06%
Asian568122.11%

16.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.07%

Male Poverty Rate

19.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frankfort Ky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frankfort Ky is Other, with 46.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frankfort Ky is Asian, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.24%
High School14.33%
Some College6.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.00%
Male Unemployed25.44%
Female Employed9.89%
Male Employed6.78%

Frankfort Ky Income

Frankfort Ky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,471$56,681
Families$60,347$68,841
Married Families$75,108-
Non Families$35,351$41,527

Frankfort Ky Marital Status

Frankfort Ky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Frankfort Ky Married by Age and Sex

Frankfort Ky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Frankfort Ky Marital Status by Race

Frankfort Ky Veterans

1,547

Number of Veterans

1,448

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam517
First Gulf War289
Second Gulf War205
World War II144
Korea136

Frankfort Ky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3367.85%
Black1774.70%
Hispanic385.03%
2 or More3413.08%

Frankfort Ky Veterans by Education

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frankfort Ky Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Frankfort Ky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.28%

Born in Kentucky

95.35%

Native Born

4.65%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.35% of Frankfort Ky residents were born in the United States, with 72.28% having been born in Kentucky. 3.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.